THE INCIDENT AT RUBY RIDGEIMG_0680 I'm going to do a series on an important event in American history, the incident at Ruby Ridge. I have wanted to do this for a couple of reasons, I believe that Ruby Ridge is a poster child for abusive governmental action, and it resulted in one of the finest closing arguments in the history of American jurisprudence.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, TERRY NICHOLS, AND McALESTER OKLAHOMA - PART TWO. On March 2, 2004, Terry Wayne Nichols entered Courtroom No.1 at the Pittsburg County Courthouse. he was facing 160 counts of murder in the first degree, 160 counts of conspiracy to commit murder, aiding in the placing of a bomb against a public building, and one count of manslaughter over the death of an unborn child. He was also going to face the men and women who would potentially determine his fate for the first time.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, TERRY NICHOLS, AND McALESTER OKLAHOMA - PART ONE. On April 19, 1995 at 9:02 A.M. a truck bomb exploded outside of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. 168 men, women and children lost their lives; many more were injured; and our country was forever changed. This article comes twenty years after that tragic day.

JAILHOUSE SNITCHES, THEIR TESTIMONY, AND THE PROSECUTORS THAT USE IT TO GET FALSE CONVICTIONS. Recently our friends at The National Registry of Exonerations looked back through their list to determine the amount of cases on their registry that included testimony by a jailhouse informant. Unfortunately it is not a rare situation for the State to offer a jailhouse informant as a witness, someone who is strongly motivated to lie in order to receive something in return. More often than not the prosecutor will mislead or withhold the deal they have struck from the defense, and as a result innocent people have been sent to prison, even death row, and in the case of Cameron Todd Willingham executed.