criminal justice system

Markus Schnessl
Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 30, 2019 - 11:08 am
We had yet another spirited discussion Tuesday morning on WWL First News with me, Tommy Tucker. This time it was about defending your castle, standing your ground, fighting back. At what point is discretion the better part of valor? When do the risks outweigh the rewards? And is your primary...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 09, 2019 - 11:48 am
I realize that title belongs to Fyodor Dostoevsky, and I would never steal it because that would constitute a crime for which I should be punished. Some people don’t fear punishment, so they are more inclined to commit crime. At least that’s what I gleaned from the conversations we had this morning...
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Newell Normand
March 29, 2019 - 3:28 pm
This Jussie Smollett case is disturbing on so many fronts. First the story itself. Smollett reports an early morning attack by two men who yelled racial and homophobic slurs, tied a rope around his neck, doused him with bleach yelling “its MAGA country!” Serious accusations that, if true, would...
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Newell Normand
March 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel calls it a white wash of justice. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says justice was not served. I could not agree more. The decision to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett for a fake criminal act is just plain stupid. RELATED: Celebs React After Jussie Smollett...
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Newell Normand
September 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
Bill Cosby was an icon as an actor, comedian and educator. His role as a civil rights advocate can never be understated. However, as a result of his criminal legal issues and carrying the label of “sexually violent predator,” will more likely than not lead to a complete erasure of all Bill Cosby’s...
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