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Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts Determination Before the Supreme Court
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 ...
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SF district attorney unveils recidivism data project; convictions of serious crimes often lead to rearrests
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 ...
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High inmate numbers in South Dakota highlights need for criminal justice reform
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 ...
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Imagining A Better Way—Reentry, Recidivism, and Returning Citizens
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 ...
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New anti-hazing law signed in Pennsylvania after death of Penn State student
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new anti-hazing law prompted by the death of a Penn State student after a night of drinking in a fraternity house early last year was signed ...
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Do The Nation’s Prosecutors Need Help?
Despite their undeniable power over criminal cases, many prosecutors are overworked, understaffed, and in need of guidance from researchers. That was how some experts portrayed them at a conference held ...
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