Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis hasn’t just used Georgia’s RICO law to prosecute Donald Trump. Schoolteachers and rappers have also been charged, and the state has used the law to go after protesters. Shouldn’t these tools be reserved for the kinds of prosecutions they were intended for?
State Attorney General Kris Kobach wants to amend state law so that death warrants may be obtained by district judges, instead of the Kansas Supreme Court, and wants the state to allow executions by hypoxia.
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Angelique EagleWoman, a Native American Law professor in St. Paul, Minn. Despite the fact that overdose deaths are ravaging Native American communities, Native law enforcement is not allowed to prosecute non-Natives for most crimes, including drug trafficking. Many Native American leaders want to see the rules changed. (NPR — Feb. 20, 2024)