A. Barton Hinkle on Cops Getting Away With Murder


The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, once considered one of the most conservative in the country, has moved to the left in recent years. But if you think that means it is showing a greater regard for individual rights and civil liberties, think again. According to a ruling the court handed down on March 13, writes A. Barton Hinkle, the appropriate range of punishments for possessing a small amount of marijuana includes summary execution.