Justice System

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Prosecutors, public defenders need improved compensation

“In the criminal-justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories.”Sound familiar? It’s the opening ... [Published Miami Herald - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Amidst Investigation, AG Biden Calls For Independent Crime Lab

DOVER, Del. - Since February, the Delaware's Chief Medical Examiner's office has been under fire because of drug-evidence tampering in dozens of trials.Next week, a Senate committee will discuss how to handle the case moving forward. Attorney general ... [Published WMDT ABC-47 - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 11 reports

Convicted Jefferson County officials won't benefit from new clemency policy, says U.S. Attorney

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday announced new guidelines for granting clemency to long-serving federal inmates as part of an effort by the Obama Administration to address inequities in sentencing, particularly for drug ... [Published al.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Scopia Capital, DSM and Amica Mutual Insurance Divest Nearly $60M From Private Prison Firms

In a groundbreaking move, three major corporations have announced the divestment of a combined total of nearly $60,000,000 from Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group (GEO), confirmed after ColorOfChange.org urged company executives to ... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Scrapping of corroboration delayed for review into safeguards

Legislation containing controversial plans to abolish corroboration in Scots law has been delayed, Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has announced. The next stage of scrutiny of the Criminal Justice Bill will now take place after a review group has reported ... [Published Stv.tv - Apr 24 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Fresh calls for improved funding to justice system

JUSTICE Lloyd Hibbert has reiterated the call for a greater level of financing for the justice sector. ... [Published Jamaica Observer - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Justice system should treat youths like adults

LETTER - The recent arrest of a Dutch man accused of an online campaign of harassment and manipulation against 13-year-old Amanda Todd, leading to her suicide, has raised questions among legal critics about the effectiveness of Bill C-13 against cybe ... [Published Alliston Herald - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Are we becoming nicer people?

A drop in the number of injuries from violent incidents arriving in A&E departments suggests the nation is getting less violent.According to recent figures obtained from NHS hospitals in England and Wales, the number of injuries from violent injuries ... [Published Pharma Field - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Wales, Violence, England
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 5 reports

A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders

By Liz HalloranApril 23, 2014Thousands of nonviolent drug offenders serving time in federal prison could be eligible to apply for early release under new clemency guidelines announced Wednesday by the Justice Department.Details of the initiative, which ... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole at the Press Conference Announcing the Clemency Initiative

Washington, D.C. ~ Wednesday, April 23, 2014Good morning and thank you all for being here.  I am pleased to announce a Department of Justice initiative to encourage qualified federal inmates to petition to have their sentences commuted, or reduced, by ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Volunteers needed to assist victims of sexual violence

180 Turning Lives Around, a private nonprofit in Monmouth County, continues to provide support and advocacy for victims of sexual violence in the aftermath of a highly emotional and traumatic experience with the assistance of its dedicated response team ... [Published Freehold Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

ADA : Cartwright Announces $10,000 Grant for Luzerne County to Continue Partial Funding of an Assistant District Attorney

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. , April 22 -- Rep. Matthew Cartwright , D- Pa. (17th CD), issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced the awarding of a $10,000 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant to Luzerne County by the Pennsylvania ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]

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When we asked Gardilcic, "If you could talk to Sgt. Mann, what would you say?" She replied, "I guess I would just ask him, 'why?' or what I was doing wrong to make him think that it was ok to hit me."
...; what was the meaning of ` "consultation' contemplated in Section 432 Cr.P C and whether it would mean concurrence with the Central government; whether imprisonment for life would mean imprisonment for the rest of life without remission; whether the court could evolve a special category of sentence in certain cases and substitute death sentence into life sentence for rest of life and make such an order beyond the power of remission and which was the appropriate government, either the State or the Centre or there could be two parallel government which could exercise the power of remission."
"There's nothing sweeter than getting someone out and getting that person to get on with their own life" Moran said

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Legitimacy and Trust in Criminal Law, Policy an... [Published Research and Markets - 4 hours ago]
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Gillibrand named to TIME magazine's list of top... [Published Waynepost - 5 hours ago]
Halifax Mounties look to ‘get upstream’ of viol... [Published Metro Canada - 5 hours ago]
Convicted killer may be eligible for parole aft... [Published My Fox Boston - 5 hours ago]
Nothing is simple when living with less [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 5 hours ago]
DeROCHE: Not just clemency, but smarter sentencing [Published Washington Times - 5 hours ago]
HEMET: Police release wanted poster for 14-year... [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - 5 hours ago]
State to provide $75 million in mental health g... [Published Los Angeles Times - 5 hours ago]
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DOJ Whines That A Warrant To Search A Mobile Ph... [Published Techdirt - 11 hours ago]
The US government has entered its reply brief in the US vs. Wurie case and its argument in favor of warrantless searches of arrestees' cell phones contains some truly terrible suppositions. Here's a brief recap of the situation in this case : In ...
Serbia: Kosovo: Approval of Special Court Key S... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 15 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Serbia EU Law Mission Should Retain Lead in Sensitive Cases (Brussels, April 24, 2014) – The Kosovo parliament’s approval on April 23, 2014, of a special court for serious abuses during and after the 1998-1999 Kosovo ...
U.S. Justice Department Sets New Clemency Guide... [Published JD Journal.com - 18 hours ago]
Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced new clemency guidelines on 23 April. Under the new guidelines laid out by the U.S. Justice Department, thousands of drug offenders who have served at least ten years of their sentence and are nonviolent ...
“Justice” Under Occupation [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 18 hours ago]
Dish alum Zack Beauchamp  illustrates  the consequences of the West Bank’s two-tiered criminal justice system on young Palestinians: Take stone-throwing, a historically common Palestinian attack on Israelis that some Jewish settlers  have adopted ...
Indians See Rape as a Major National Problem [Published Full Text Reports... - 18 hours ago]
Indians See Rape as a Major National Problem Source: Pew Global Attitudes Project One year after the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi made national headlines, Indians remain concerned about the problem of rape in their country ...
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