Report on the Presidents Task Force on Human Trafficking

The United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report for 2016 was released mid-October. The 28 page report discusses achievements and needed efforts in combatting this modern slavery.

By C J Oakes, October 24, 2016 The Presidents Interagency Task Force on Human Trafficking met today for the last time under the Obama Administration. Sec. John Kerry spoke on the matter, stating his hope that the next Presidential administration will Read More …

Ohio Ban on Police-Minor Sex Lifted for a Mole

Matthew T. Mole, Highland Heights Patrolman who had sex with a minor. Caption: Imagine coming home one night to find this guy impaled on your 14-year-old child AND it turns out that when you call the police, HE responds. Oops. Image Credit: The Simon Wiesenthal Center

By C J Oakes, July 30, 2016 As if there was any doubt that there is one law for the public and another for officials, the State of Ohio is releasing a convicted pedophile Police Officer. On Thursday, July 28, Read More …

Steubenville Rape Case Reveals a City of Bad Samaritans…But is it Just Them?

black Image of scales on white background with the words, "calibrate the scales" overlaid. As with any set of scales, the scales of justice must, from time to time, be recalibrated. Total balance is never achieved, but all in the criminal justice and legal systems must strive for it as much as possible.

By C. Jeff Oakes I don’t usually like reading the new articles posted on Yahoo News.  The articles are usually nothing more than fluff, sensationalized, and politically biased.  This is why I was pleasantly surprised to read one of the Read More …