A Bail Hearing or Kabuki Theater? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a courtrooms can be theater. judges, even when court is not officially in session, often will don their robe to meet with parties. the robe wearing is meant to convey the encounter’s seriousness. these informal meetings are commonly referred to as “kabuki theater.” “the term “kabuki is a form of classical theater in japan known forContinue reading “A Bail Hearing or Kabuki Theater? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The “No Thought” Police? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in los angeles, a dystopian convergence occurred. the police department became the “thought” and “no thought” police all at once. the lapd issued a “community alert” which provided that “if you are being robbed, do not resist the robbery suspects; cooperate and comply with their demands. be a good witness.” the orwellian “area safety bulletin”Continue reading “The “No Thought” Police? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Reimagining Police By Outsourcing Community Service Officers: A Ten Commandments’ Tail

throw a bone to the miami-dade police department. also, throw a bone to its new community service officer dottie. this former rescue canine is was adopted by the department. dottie’s actual title is “community affairs bureau therapy dog.” she will gladly accept the bone. her new partner, officer alejandro muñoz, spoke concerning service animals. “theseContinue reading “Reimagining Police By Outsourcing Community Service Officers: A Ten Commandments’ Tail”