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Why Prison Reform Is Not Enough to Fix the United States Criminal Justice System

Why Prison Reform Is Not Enough to Fix the United States Criminal Justice System

The Trump administration started 2018 by revealing an unexpected, newly found interest in reforming the nation’s jails and reinforcing chances for those put behind bars to effectively re-enter their neighborhoods upon conclusion of their sentences. In mid-January, the White House assembled a group of conservative guvs and supporters for a roundtable conversation on jail reform, …

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Worries about out-of-date criminal law on islands

Worries about out-of-date criminal law on islands

Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam and Joba van den Berg, both of the Christian Democratic Party CDA, find it inappropriate that an out-of-date criminal law can result in acquittal of specific criminal offenses in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The case in question concerns a man A.W. who …

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This Law Makes It Nearly Impossible to Police the NYPD

This Law Makes It Nearly Impossible to Police the NYPD

Today, Buzzfeed launched a chest of dripped records for 1,800 New York Police Department workers who were charged with misbehavior in between 2011 and 2015. These records do not produce simple reading, but they are certainly in the general public interest. For example, the general public has a clear interest in knowing that at least …

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