The Chris Brown/Rihanna incident is thus far playing out like a typical domestic violence case. As i posted earlier, and as has been recently reported, there are now questions whether Rihanna will recant or cooperate with police. A common occuranceContinue reading Rihanna Case Follow-Up
A new incident allegedly has Chris Brown beating superstar girlfriend Rihanna while they were on the way to the Grammys last weekend. Interestingly, the case touches on some of the aspects I discussed last month. There is the celebrity factor–allegedlyContinue reading Chris Brown, Rihanna & Domestic Violence in Los Angeles
As economic woes continue, new indicators point to an increase in certain criminal activity. A new AP article looks at a few trends: In 2008, the number of identity theft cases jumped 22 percent to 9.9 million; Crimes of opportunity,Continue reading Economy down, Identity Theft up.
An Austin American Statesman article recently addressed the issue of blood alcohol test refusal. According to the article, in Texas, politicians, prosecutors and judges refused blood alcohol tests 100% of the time when stopped for suspicion of DUI. The averageContinue reading What Politicians, Prosecutors & Judges do when they get a DUI? Refuse Blood Alcohol Tests.
Learning that a celebrity engaged in dumb or illegal conduct is not much news these days. The recent story about super athlete Michael Phelps is no exception. For those who aren’t in the know, Phelps was photographed at party takingContinue reading Michael Phelps & Celebrity Prosecutions