DAILY JOURNAL EDITORIALS
For attorneys who prosecute criminal cases, conviction rates can represent the same thing batting averages do for baseball players. It’s a measure of success. The prosecutor who gains the most convictions is often considered among the best in the business.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Democrat presidential nominee, Joe Biden is going to choose a black female running mate. We can expect to learn her identity soon. Content of her character be damned.
Ken: Of all the U.S. cities affected by demonstrations and protests, Minneapolis is the first that I am aware of that has a plan to totally disband and reconstitute its police department. The very progressive City Council has passed a bill which might become a referendum to be voted on this …
In November 2015, three years after taking the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, quarterback Colin Kaepernick was benched in favor of Blaine Gabbert, a career journeyman most recently unsuccessful with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The next preseason, Kaepernick began donning garb designed …
“Only two things protect America, the grace of Almighty God and the United States Military. It will always be that way as long as America remains a free and sovereign nation.”
We all want to see sports return, especially at the local level, but with that desire must come a sense of responsibility.
Recently, the National Freedom of Information Coalition and the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information issued a statement calling for greater transparency and accountability from law enforcement. They were joined by more than 50 groups, including the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Coun…
As a nation, we are bearing witness to unrest and divisiveness that is the result of long-standing oppression, mistreatment, and racism. The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by Minneapolis police, has forced us all to take stock in who we are as a nation. It has forced us to qu…
Following up on the recent Daily Journal story regarding drug overdose fatalities in Kankakee County, here is information on what two organizations in particular are doing to educate, save lives and treat substance use disorder for the longterm.
As "The Last Dance" concluded Sunday, Mason Schweizer breaks down how Michael Jordan is remembered through different scopes.
Mason Schweizer examines the public grieving Michael Jordan went through during the death of his father and the conspiracies that came with it.
In mid-March, my administrative team and I sat around a conference table to address a challenge we never could have predicted. At that time, none of us could have guessed it would be the last time we sat around a conference table together, in the same room, to make important decisions and im…
NASCAR announced Thursday that it will join the UFC in becoming the only two major sporting organizations to set return-to-action dates since all sports shut down in mid-March.
My name is Mattias Clark, and I want to share my thoughts about what it’s like to be an athlete as the COVID-19 virus makes its global and dangerous debut. It’s Tuesday, March 31, 2020. About two weeks ago our president, Donald Trump, placed the United States under “social distancing” in an …
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