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War on Opiates

Painkillers: Legitimate Use, Illegitimate Use, and Striking A Balance Allowing the Former While Preventing the Latter – Letter-Writer Expresses Frustration With “War” on Opioids, and I Respond By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a letter to … Continue reading

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Cops on Juries (One Word: “Don’t”)

State of Utah v. Abisai Martinez-Castellanos: Conviction Thrown Out for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel After, Among Other Things, Retired Police Officer Empaneled on Jury By Ken K. Gourdin In the case of State of Utah v. Abisai Martinez-Castellanos, one juror … Continue reading

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Stewart was a poor standard bearer for drug legalization

Stewart was a poor standard bearer for drug legalization  By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note: The following op-ed was submitted to, but declined for publication by, The Salt Lake Tribune.  It was written in response to the op-ed “Neither Stewart … Continue reading

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