Category: legal system

  • You Have Something to Hide

    With so much happening with the NSA right now, many people are commenting the commonly-misplaced, “I have nothing to hide” logical fallacy. Danah Boyd has some interesting comments regarding that argument. I thought I would add to it quite a bit. using Danah’s context, a tax return audit is so scary because the tax code […]

  • Football Analogy to Our Criminal Justice System

    With the Superbowl fresh in our minds, I want to provide an analogy to our criminal justice system. What the referees see is what they call. What actually happened is irrelevant.  The only thing that matters is what the referees call. They are human and its the only way to mitigate the imperfection they suffer. […]