Justice System

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Report details pros, cons of Placer County justice system

Placer County supervisors were told last week that the justice system is already working on a blueprint for changes in the wake of Assembly Bill 109.The blueprint is being sparked by a $318,000 study by David Bennett Consulting assessing the county’s ... [Published Rocklin - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Hunt for fugitive convict ‘making a mockery of criminal justice system’

A man who disappeared after being released from prison on licence may be in Leeds.Police say the public should not approach Barry McGrath, who was given a two-year sentence for affray and possessing an offensive weapon in May last year.The 36-year-old, ... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Holder Launches New Initiative to Build Trust Between Law Enforcement and Communities

Ferguson, Missouri has been in the national spotlight since the August 9th killing of unarmed Black teen, Michael Brown, Jr. The teen's death at the hands of White police officer Darren Wilson has incited protests and strengthened the ongoing national ... [Published Ebony - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Is Zim Justice System Weak?

[The Herald]Some media reports have suggested that insurance companies and related service providers have routinely used weaknesses in the justice system to defer, indefinitely, determinations on full rightful benefits due to pensioners, and other types ... [Published AA ZIMBABWE - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Mental illness program could transform L.A. County justice system

Los Angeles officials announced Wednesday the launch of an alternative sentencing program aimed at diverting mentally ill, low-level offenders from jail into treatment, a project they hope will signal a dramatic shift for the county's criminal justice ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

In Jail without Bail

The plight of undertrial prisoners underscores the most glaring deficiency of the Indian criminal law system, writes VIVEK JAIN“Law should not sit limply, while those who defy it go free and those  who seek its protection lose hope”. (Jennison v. Baker ... [Published The Statesman - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Bail, Legal Aid, Criminal, Jail
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Task Force Will Examine Criticism of Juvenile Justice System

Earlier this year, Clackamas County District Attorney John Foote and Chuck French , a retired Multnomah County prosecutor working on contract for Foote, produced a withering review of the approach to juvenile justice in Oregon.The report found the system ... [Published WWeek - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

A. Barton Hinkle: We Need More Innocence Commissions

Wikimedia Commons According to a study published in the journal ofthe National Academies of Sciences, more than two-thirds of all theinnocent people on death row have yet to be exonerated.Civil libertarians and liberals justifiably find thisoutrageous. ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Durbin Announces Major Investments in Illinois Justice System Programs

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The office of Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has made a major investment in support of important crime ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Courts to put public in picture

Cameras will be allowed in courtrooms to broadcast judgments and sentences in major criminal trials under new laws passed by Parliament.The Attorney General, Brad Hazzard said although other States such as Victoria allowed cameras into the courtroom at ... [Published PSNews - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Blacks commit less crimes than whites think

By Freddie AllenNNPA Senior Washington CorrespondentWASHINGTON (NNPA) – Whites often overestimate the amount of crime committed by Blacks and “associate Blacks and Latinos with criminality,” beliefs that are widespread and also held by whites who work ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner launches “refreshed” police and crime plan

Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds has launched a “refreshed” plan for policing and criminal justice during the next three years.Mr Simmonds said the plan, which has the full support of Chief Constable Adrian Lee, was a “call to arms” to everybody ... [Published Northampton Chronicle and Echo - Sep 16 2014]

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"To think there is a rational state that is making decisions is to misunderstand the way the Guatemalan government works."
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey "called me last week that he was committed to making this work in our image and the way that we envision it, and I take him at his word" Kenney said
"Many police sections in various states, including the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and Criminal Investigation Division, have 'torture chambers': special rooms where suspects are tortured while being interrogated" it said

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Adrian Peterson HS Coach, Mom Talk 'Whuppings' [Published Breitbart Feed - 43 mins ago]
More information is surfacing of the discipline endured by Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson as a child. Peterson’s high school coach Booker Bowie revealed he would hit Peterson up to three times with an 18-inch-long, wooden paddle ...
Crime and Forgiveness [Published Jack & Jill Politics - 1 hour ago]
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Kerry’s Pretentious Scolding of CODEPINK for Pr... [Published Firedoglake - 6 hours ago]
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Why Innocents Who Are Arrested In New York Are ... [Published Think Progress - 6 hours ago]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Lawyer Christina Cagnina wanted to make the criminal justice system better when she started participating in a program in Onondaga County, New York, to represent those who cannot afford legal representation. But after 14 years, ...
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Source: Small Arms Survey, US Institute of PeaceCountry: Libya Three years after the death of Muammar Qaddafi and the end of the revolution in Libya, security and justice are stalled and elusive despite the proliferation of security providers. The ...
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Ferguson’s Constitutional Crisis [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
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