Cmdr. Mark Shelley, a U.S. Navy pathologist, has been reassigned to an administrative post after allowing his children to handle the brain of a dead Marine while Shelley's wife took photos. The Virginia Board of Medicine fined Shelley $2,500 and he was fired from his job as medical examine for Virginia's Tidewater region.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.
DART police officer Stephanie Branch illegally arrested Avi Adelman after he defied her unlawful orders to stop photographing paramedics treating an overdose.