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New Laws in 2020
Now that 2020 has arrived, scores of new laws are going into effect across the country. From legalization of marijuana and criminal justice reform to raising minimum wage and the ...
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Faulty Technology Behind Ankle Monitors
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 ...
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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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Prosecutorial News

New Laws in 2020

Now that 2020 has arrived, scores of new laws are going into effect across the country. From legalization of marijuana ...
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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 ...
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Project News

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 ...
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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 ...
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Technology News

Faulty Technology Behind Ankle Monitors

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, ...
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Aging tech may result in absent evidence

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger RUTLAND — A recording device worn by the state trooper who pulled over a Rutland ...
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Legislative News

New Laws in 2020

Now that 2020 has arrived, scores of new laws are going into effect across the country. From legalization of marijuana ...
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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 ...
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