View Original Story Electronic GPS monitoring within the criminal justice system isn’t widespread. But it’s become more prevalent in recent years. In 2005, around 53,000 people were supervised with monitors, according to the PEW ... Read More
Last Monday, October 7, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for a case that could provide a definitive structure for states regarding non-unanimous petit jury verdicts. Ramos v. Louisiana may ... Read More
View Original Story Nearly half of people convicted of crimes in San Francisco were arrested again within three years, and offenders who committed violent crimes, burglaries and other felony property ... Read More
View Original Story at KOTA TV RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Criminal justice reform is a hot-button topic across the nation, and a pillar in several 2020 presidential candidates' platforms ... Read More
View Original Story at Bloomberg LawCitizens returning to their lives after serving in prison face more than 40,000 state and federal penalties and prohibitions. Attorney and adjunct law professor Lawrence ... Read More
Data Point of the Day: In #Lincoln County #Washington, female defendants had their cases dismissed more often than male defendants by a ratio of 1.27 to 1. In that county, 46.74% of filed cases were dismissed. https://t.co/L8EfKSVQyP
The homicide rate in @LACity is the lowest it’s been since 1962.
While this is meaningful and worth celebrating, we aren't slowing down our progress to reduce crime and keep working to our ultimate goal of zero.
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