Subject:

Joe Margulies

  • News

    August 30, 2006

    The Battle of Guantánamo Bay

    Attorney Joe Margulies on his new Gitmo book—and his Supreme Court win over the Bush crew

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Try, Try Again

    The courts are determined to make a 10-year-old murder charge stick

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    He's Sorry

    Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of

  • Books

    July 3, 2002

    Case Not Closed

    While the Supreme Court scrutinizes a DNA test, the wheels of justice cease to turn

  • Books

    February 2, 2000

    S is for Spriegl

    One jury sent Dameion Robinson to prison for life. The other said he was not guilty. Confusing? Not to the state Supreme Court.

  • Books

    September 22, 1999

    Snitch Botch

    When police informant Johnny Edwards sang, men went to prison. Now his tune is coming back to haunt the courts.

  • Books

    November 25, 1998

    Snitch Glitch

    Has Johnny "Walk on Water" Edwards finally met his match?

  • Books

    September 9, 1998

    Hot Pursuit

    Minneapolis police say the chase that ended in the deaths of two bystanders on I-94 was by-the-book. Some other cities are throwing out that book.

  • News

    February 18, 1998

    Stool Pigeon

    Sure, he's got an unfortunate knack for running afoul of the law. But that's nothing compared to his talent for getting himself set free.

  • News

    December 10, 1997

    Gang Bang

    A growing list of "gang-related" exemptions to due process is evidence of courts' willingness to buy into anti-gang hysteria, says attorney Keith Ellison.

  • News

    September 17, 1997

    Friendly Fire

    When 12 COPS arrived at Andre Madison's house for a routine drug bust, they wandered into a ferocious gunfight with themselves.

  • News

    April 23, 1997

    State's Evidence

    A police informant with a mile-long rap sheet proves unreliable in at least the third--but possibly not the last--of the so-called "Bloods" cases.

  • News

    February 26, 1997

    Mr. FixIt

    Minneapolis Police Chief Bob Olson came to town with a reputation for pleasing pols and infuriating cops. And he's surpassed himself on both counts.

  • News

    January 22, 1997

    Get Out of Jail Free

    In drug- or gang-related cases, one of the favorite weapons of prosecutors is confidential informants like Johnny Edwards. Trouble is, a lot of them will say anything to get themselves out of the hot seat--and continue committing crimes while they're turn

  • News

    June 26, 1996

    OCCUPIED TERRITORIES

    Operation Safe Streets

  • News

    February 28, 1996

    Death Row Stories

    During the 1970s the Supreme Court outlawed capital punishment on the grounds that it was applied in an "arbitrary" and "capricious" manner. Now it's back with a vengeance, but as a group of Minnesota attorneys is learning, nothing has really changed.

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