Tuesday, September 16, 2008

U.S. v. Drake (9th Cir. - Sept. 15, 2008)

The criminal justice system in Guam doesn't come out smelling like a rose here.

From a dubious initial traffic stop to two years of delay to having to turn over charges in an utterly routine prosecution to the United States to an entirely deficient record, what transpired here hardly screams "excessive competence."