“The next thing we know we’d have just a bojangle of different laws applying in different places.”
Roundup Rep. Tom Berry on why he seeks – at the request of Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg – a bill that would override Missoula County’s 2006 voter-approved initiative that directs law enforcement to [...]
“It’s kind of analogous to alcohol. You can have it, but it doesn’t make it OK to drive if you’re impaired.”
Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jen Clerk on the issue of driving stoned. (Read the Missoulian story)
We’re getting some pretty ticked-off reader comments on the Missoulian website about a couple of sentencings yesterday, both of them involving sexual assault cases.
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In one case, District Court Judge Doug Harkin gave a suspended sentence to James Lee Burns, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing [...]
We’ve been going with some pretty high falutin’ sources for our quotes this week, and we’ll continue to do that from time to time. But we prefer our wisdom homegrown. So today we offer you Standing Master Brenda Desmond and Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg.
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“I just wonder [...]