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Barry Scheck

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Innocence lost, but not forgotten

In film, the demands of art and of history are often in conflict. The aptly-titled Conviction , opening this Friday in theaters, is the rare feature film that satisfies both demands.
Freedom watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE  |  October 15, 2010

Newbie nudies

I have a wonderful relationship with a man. We have been living together for four years and we are happy in many ways. There is one thing that he does that I am not so comfortable with ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 25, 2009

Justice is blind

David S. Bernstein’s willingness to ignore the truth in order to advance his own agenda is utterly disgraceful.
Letters to the Boston editor, July 13, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 11, 2007
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A judge speaks with candor about judicial cop-outs

Rarely does an audience get to hear a sitting judge deliver anything more than the usual clichés about “blind justice” and the like.
Freedom watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  March 28, 2007
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The new system

Dontrelle Williams jumps out to an early lead in the race for newly-minted Annual Crime Champion award.
Sports Blotter: 2007 yearbook edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 27, 2006
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Blue (-Eyed) Devils?

Once the sensational Duke University rape case — with its irresistible brew of race, class, and sex — triggered the predictable media circus, an equally predictable chorus of earnest-sounding criticism began to roll in.
The perfect storm of race, class, and sex makes the alleged Duke rape tale perfect fodder for the ‘justice’-obsessed media  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  April 26, 2006


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Trial and error

Hollywood studios looking for movie ideas should check out Jessica Sanders’s After Innocence .
The system is found guilty in After Innocence  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 02, 2006