The Briefing 08-05-16

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  • The Good, the Bad, and the Olympic: The Olympics, then and now
  • "Clemency, please, Mister President": President Obama's clemency order
  • No longer a danger to himself or others? John Hinckley, who shot Pres. Reagan, released from psychiatric hospital.
  • A pardon, seriously? Gov. Brown rejects pardon request of "model prisoner" — a Manson family murderer.

The Briefing 04-25-16

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  • Crime and Punishment: Age of moral culpability at center of Boston murder debate
  • Moral insanity: raising the age of moral culpability while lowering age of sexual consent
  • Pro-choice group callously celebrates abortion by breaking, eating baby-shaped cookies