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BREAKING: Judges Blast Department of Justice Over ‘Shocking’ Prosecutorial Misconduct

Posted Friday May 08, 2015 by admin

“Events reflecting shocking breaches of prosecutorial ethics,” “cyber-bullying, and lying to the court,” “compounded by further breaches” by experienced and high-ranking federal prosecutors in the New Orleans United States Attorney’s...

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An answer?

Posted Wednesday October 22, 2014 by admin

  We Spend $9 Billion a Year to Lock Up People With Mental Illnesses: Here’s What We Should Do Instead San Antonio, TX has found a better approach to mental...

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Because my mind roams over these walls…from “Solitary Voices”

Posted Friday October 17, 2014 by admin

The following story comes from Mustafa Zulu, who has been in solitary confinement for most of the past 22 years. He was born and raised in Washington, DC, where he...

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Obamacare is not just about health, it could end up reducing prison populations “more than any reform in a generation”?

Posted Tuesday March 11, 2014 by admin

From Sentencing Law and Policy: An Affiliate of the Law Professors Blog Network   The question in the title of this post is drawn from the headline of this new Newsweek article that...

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Are we there yet?

Posted Thursday February 13, 2014 by admin

  1764: Beccaria developed in his treatise a number of innovative and influential principles: punishment had a preventive , not a retributive, function; punishment should be proportionate to the crime...

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