Justice System

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First reported 37 mins ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

I spit on Oscar's 5 year sentence

I don't know much about law, or about the justice system. But I know the pain of losing someone, especially to death. I can only begin to imagine the amount of pain that the death of Reeva must bring to those concerned. She was murdered, so we can't even ... [Published News24 - 37 mins ago]
First reported 40 mins ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 1 reports

Latimer: B.C. mayors prioritize mental health

It was with encouragement I read about a recent meeting of B.C.'s mayors. By unanimous vote, the B.C. Mayors' Caucus declared the crisis around mental health, addictions and homelessness as a top priority for all communities.At the Union of BC Municipalities ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - 40 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Court officer takes Premier's Award

Deputy Registrar at Belmont Local Court,Catherine Piper,and A/Public ServiceCommissioner, Sonja Stewart. The Deputy Registrar of Belmont Local Court, Catherine Piper has won the Premier's Award for Individual Excellence and Achievement for her Clued ... [Published PSNews - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Turkey 'effective' in bid for visa-free travel: EU

A European Union Commission report has stated Turkey has been "effective" in its efforts to meet the bloc's requirements for allowing Turkish citizens to be able to travel to the 28-nation bloc without a visa.The comment by Commissioner for Home Affairs ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

New UN report reveals 'alarming' rise in use of death penalty in Iraq

Senior United Nations officials have called on the government of Iraq to impose a moratorium on the use of the death penalty after a new UN report found an alarming rise in executions carried out by the country since capital punishment was restored in ... [Published Ekklesia - 23 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

'Not all paedophiles face justice, crime chief admits

Not all suspected paedophiles can be brought to justice, the head of the National Crime Agency (NCA) has admitted.NCA director general Keith Bristow said it was "uncomfortable" to acknowledge that some of the 50,000 people who access indecent images of ... [Published itv.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Grieving mother: 'The justice system failed us'

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) – A grieving mother pleads with solicitors and law enforcement officials to keep behind bars the men accused of killing her daughter last year. Her pleadings come less than a week after the two men were given bond.Tamika Myers ... [Published ABC News 4 Charleston - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

National Accident Helpline launches national award for law students

A national award to recognise young legal talent has been launched today by . The Future Legal Mind award, which is being launched in partnership with Lawyer 2B magazine, will offer two law students, one undergraduate and one postgraduate, the chance ... [Published Legal Futures - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

How we treat children in the UK: the dark side of our soul

If the Conservative's plans to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights are implemented, the fundamental right to a fair trial would be demolished, and the duty to act in the best interest of the child may well be eroded. Earlier this month, ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Should More Criminal Trials Be Televised?

Oscar PistoriusFor the last seven months, the world has been gripped by the trial of Oscar Pistorius , as cameras have given us a fascinating and in-depth insight into the trial itself and the South African justice system.This trial is by no means a trend ... [Published FemaleFirst.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

The right question about the death penalty

On Friday’s opinion page, Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Meg Penrose, and David B. Muhlhausen, a research fellow at the Heritage Foundation’s Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, debated the question: “Has the death penalty become ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Children's relationship with separated parents to be emphasised by new law

The change, which comes into force on Wednesday (22 October), will encourage parents to be more focused on children's needs following separation and the role they each play in the child's life. The new law will require family courts to presume that each ... [Published Noodls - Oct 19 2014]

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...this even more ironic is that our own Constitution contains a Presumption of Innocence insection 35(3)(h) of the Bill of Rights which states that "Every accused person has a right to a fair trial, which includes the right to be presumed innocent, to remain silent, and not to testify during the proceedings."
The San Francisco-based group, which campaigns for prisoner rights and the reform of China's justice system, said it had obtained the data from "a judicial official with access to the number of executions carried out each year."
"Don has shown time after time that he is on the extreme right wing of his party; this is not a senator who represents all of us. It's a vote that would have made us all less safe if he got his way" Leahy said
He told The Local: "The extensive investigation in Mannheim, led by experienced detectives, came to the conclusion that Matthew Fitzpatrick committed suicide. There has been no substantial suspicion of criminal involvement by anyone."

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Oscar, guilty even if proven innocent [Published News24 - 37 mins ago]
I spit on Oscar's 5 year sentence [Published News24 - 37 mins ago]
Latimer: B.C. mayors prioritize mental health [Published BCLocalNews.com - 40 mins ago]
Rights activists: China 'executed 2,400' in 2013 [Published Deutsche Welle - 1 hour ago]
North’s DPP announces independent review of Cah... [Published Irish Times - 1 hour ago]
Oscar sentencing: As it happened [Published NOW! - 1 hour ago]
Democratic Patrick Leahy criticizes Republican ... [Published MassLive - 1 hour ago]
Oscar sent to jail [Published Rekord Pretoria North - 1 hour ago]
In school slayings, courts keep ‘fundamental’ d... [Published Toronto Star Online - 1 hour ago]
"Testilying" for the Government: How Delayed Se... [Published Forbes.com - 1 hour ago]
Expat's family battles for answers four years on [Published The Local Germany - 2 hours ago]
Review over IRA sex abuse claims [Published Wharfvalley - 2 hours ago]
Yakima County plans to use jail revenue to hire... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - 2 hours ago]
Police shootings produce lots of debate, but re... [Published Las Vegas Sun - 2 hours ago]
Oscar gets five years: Twitter gets angry [Published Memeburn.com - 2 hours ago]
Make Conservatism Cooler, College Students Advi... [Published Heritage Foundation - 3 hours ago]
Court officer takes Premier's Award [Published PSNews - 4 hours ago]
Western Mail Letters: Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 [Published Wales Online - 4 hours ago]
Combat Veterans Courts: Leave No Veteran Behind [Published Lawrence Journal-World - 4 hours ago]
Excerpts From Statements on McCaffery [Published Philly.com - 4 hours ago]
Justice and equality: Whose privilege is it any... [Published City Press - 5 hours ago]
Australia’s best and least secure cars [Published Car and SUV - 5 hours ago]
In the persuit of equality [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 5 hours ago]
Getting serious about Cayman's serious crime [Published Cay Compass - 5 hours ago]
Victims back new plans for tougher robbery sent... [Published Nottingham Post - 5 hours ago]
Making the Verbatim Record: A Window of Opportu... [Published Council of State Governments - 5 hours ago]
The State of State Courts: Efforts to Improve I... [Published Council of State Governments - 5 hours ago]
Afghanistan: Afghans work to improve local just... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Rule of law is an essential task for China (Par... [Published China.org.cn - 5 hours ago]
Senator Hembree To Be Honored [Published Dillon Herald - 5 hours ago]
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Afghanistan: Afghans work to improve local just... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: UN Assistance Mission in AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 15 October 2014 – More than 100 Afghans attended a two-day conference in Mazar-e Sharif, the capital city of Afghanistan’s northern province of Balkh, to discuss ways to improve law ...
A Public Apology is Now the Defence Strategy of... [Published 3quarksdaily - 6 hours ago]
Nick Smith in Aeon (Photo by W Eugene Smith/Magnum): Apologies interact with the law in strange ways. Let’s start with criminal law. The modern penitentiary originated in the 18th century as a place of penance: it was where society sent its outcasts ...
The NHS is not a great election issue for Labour [Published John Redwood MP - 6 hours ago]
  Labour’s lack of ambition in going for a core vote 35% strategy is matched by the dangers of making the NHS the centrepiece of that approach. So far the more they mention the NHS the more their vote stays in the low 30s. The first idiocy of it is ...
Iraq: Tragedy of even greater proportions in Ir... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Iraq NEW YORK/GENEVA (20 October 2014) - On Sunday 19 October, the UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Human Rights, Mr. Ivan Šimonović, concluded his week-long mission to Iraq by meeting the Prime Minister ...
Prison Sentences for Twitter Trolls Will Only E... [Published Breitbart Feed - 20 hours ago]
Yesterday on Twitter someone publicly declared that I not only had no brains but no balls either. This remark went to the very heart of my male pride and cut me so deeply that I think I may face sleepless nights, the end of my sex drive and possibly ...
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Ferguson’s Constitutional Crisis [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
The Facebook Justice System [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 06 2014]
Breakingviews: Big guns arrive for BNP Paribas ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 03 2014]
Breakingviews: Big guns arrive for BNP Paribas ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 03 2014]
Finally, a Judge Calls Shaken Baby Diagnosis an... [Published Slate Magazine - May 01 2014]
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Strengthening the Rule of Law in Syria [Published ILAC - International Legal Assistance Consortium - Sep 18 2014]
Vigilnet America Announces Acquisition of Penns... [Published Financial Services - Jun 24 2014]
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