Marco Antonio Topete was supposed to be charged with the murder of a Yolo County, California, sheriff's deputy in open court. That's what the law calls for. It didn't work out that way. Sheriff's deputies barred just about everyone—including the media and the defendant's family—from the courtroom except the slain deputy's family and colleagues. Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto at first said court officials had barred the public from the public hearing. He later admitted that his deputies decided on their own to lock the courtroom doors.
Surely Rudy Giuliani's 'Conclusive Proof' of Machine-Based Election Fraud Will Save Him From Dominion's $1.3 Billion Defamation Lawsuit
The company says Donald Trump's leading lawyer perpetrated "a viral disinformation campaign" based on "demonstrably false" charges.
"The only people who broke the law here were the police officers and TBI agents who participated in this flagrantly unconstitutional arrest."
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
Union leaders shame parents, arguing that equity gaps will widen if parents pull their children out of public schools.