Spic’n’span!

– Former Luzerne County Judge Michael Conohan was sentenced in federal court this week to 17.5 years in stoney lonesome for his role in that county’s infamous Kids-for-Cash scandal. He joins fellow erstwhile jurist Mark Ciavarella, county commissioner Greg...

Deadly dosage

– Georgia executed convicted cop-killer Troy Davis this week despite doubts as to his actual guilt. Most of the details can be found here. I don’t know whether Davis was innocent or guilty. I do know, however, that enough reasonable doubt surrounded his...