Law as a Colonial Shell Game

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Second Sinking of USS Maine After Having Been Raised and Towed Out of Havana Harbor in 1912. Original Sinking Feb. 15, 1898, Cost 260 Lives and Touched Off the Spanish-American War on the Claim it was Done by a Spanish Mine. Public Domain Photo by U.S. Navy. Subsequent Investigation Offered Evidence of Accident.

These United States have been both colonized and colonizer, so the law has to stretch a bit.

divers scandalous, virulent, false and seditious reflections.

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Monument to Victims of Maine Explosion in Havana. Wikimedia Commons Free Art License

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Steve Russell is enrolled Cherokee, a 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus of criminal justice, and (so far) a cancer survivor.

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