Morning Links: Red-light cameras, executions and the Westminster dog show

February 13, 2014
A red-light camera in Fairfax. (Larry Morris/The Washington Post) A red-light camera in Fairfax. (Larry Morris/The Washington Post)

•  St. Louis judge orders city to halt its red-light camera program.

•  An Indiana lawsuit alleges due process violations in the Clark County drug court program. As noted here earlier, two defendants in Clark County were held weeks longer than their sentences.

•  Why the Westminster dog show is bad for dogs.

•  Juan Carlos Chavez was executed in Florida yesterday for the rape and murder of a nine-year-old boy.

• Three former California governors are urging the state to speed up its executions.

•  New Hampshire Supreme Court tosses the conviction of police reform activist who was convicted of violating the state’s wiretapping law after recording his conversations with police and local school officials.

•  Spine-tingling photos from the top of the world’s second-tallest building.

Radley Balko blogs about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties for The Washington Post. He is the author of the book "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces."
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