Criminal Justice

Criminal justice law brings reform, also more regs and costs

Hailed as the most comprehensive overhaul of the state's criminal justice system in decades, the bill that became law with Republican Gov. Charlie …

Justice

Connecticut NAACP to hold criminal justice reform summit

The Connecticut chapter of the NAACP is holding its first criminal justice reform summit to call attention to the disproportionate imprisonment of …

NAACP

How they voted: Western Mass. lawmakers weigh in on criminal justice changes, $149.2 million supplemental budget

Western Massachusetts

Case of man charged with making crude remark to reporter going to restorative justice

A Dartmouth, N.S., man charged with making an obscene comment and gesture to a CTV reporter on live television will have his case dealt with by …

Nova Scotia

The Criminal Justice System and Restorative Justice (Guest Post)

April 21, 2018 by Roger E. Olson<p>The following guest blog post is by Tyler Phillips and is used here with his specific granted permission. I will not …

Crime

Punk Talks Controversy

Anna Gaca, writing at Spin:<p>Charity organizations often tout close connections to the communities they serve, but in the case of Punk Talks and …

Justice

Criminal Justice Insider | Scot X. Esdaile & Daee McKnight

Justice

Criminal Justice Involvement of Families in Child Welfare (CW360º)

Spring 2018 CW360°—Criminal Justice Involvement of Families in Child Welfare<br>Editors: Traci LaLiberte, PhD, Korina Barry, MSW, LGSW, & Kate Walthour, …

Crime

Mother's courage inspires Australian justice scheme

<b>When Denise McAuley's daughter Claire was killed by a drunk driver she was left with many unanswered questions.</b><p>20-year-old Claire Kelly died when the car she was in left the road near Claudy, County Londonderry in 2011.<p>The driver was jailed for three years.<p>Denise's decision to meet with him, and …

Crime

Academics | SMU Dedman School of Law | Dallas Texas

<b>Mission of the Deason Center</b><br>The Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center (“Deason Center”) promotes criminal justice reform by conducting, supporting, …

Justice

DEASON CENTER LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT | SMU Dedman School of Law | Dallas Texas

<b>SMU DEDMAN LAW DEASON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM CENTER LAUNCHES PROSECUTORIAL CHARGING PRACTICES RESEARCH PROJECT</b><p><i>Nation’s leading criminal justice</i> …

Justice

Improving the performance of the criminal justice system

The government has launched a programme aimed at making the criminal justice system more effective by improving the processes involved in …

Criminal Justice

Yarmouth Police: 'Massachusetts Criminal Justice System has let us down'

Loading...<p><b>YARMOUTH, Mass.</b> - Two days after a Yarmouth was shot and killed while serving a warrant, Yarmouth Police say the Massachusetts criminal …

Justice

Rabbi Margie on WBZ on Criminal Justice Victory

Justice

Gov. Baker Signs Major Overhaul Of State's Criminal Justice System

Support the news<p>Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that makes sweeping changes to Massachusetts' criminal justice system. WBUR's Steve Brown …

Justice

Alternative justice system now covers Mi'kmaq fisheries offences on P.E.I.

In a first for Atlantic Canada, the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I.'s restorative justice system is being expanded to cover offences under the federal …

Aboriginal Canadians

Is there a future for restorative justice after murder of 15-year-old?

Restorative justice for juveniles still wasn’t widely accepted when 16-year-old Diego Carballo-Oliveros finished his time in King County’s …

Crime

April 11: Upcoming Events On The Burlington Calendar

See what's happening in Burlington - check out the Patch Calendar<p>Wednesday, April 11 at 6:00 pm<p>(Nearby)<p>Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a …

Home Improvement

In Races for District Attorney, Insurgent Candidates Are Challenging Police-Backed Incumbents

Price, who has worked for 27 years as a civil rights lawyer, told Intercepted about her run for office. She has a 10-point platform that addresses …

Death Penalty

Bipartisan Opportunities for Criminal Justice Reform

The Brennan Center for Justice recently released a new proposal paper, <i>Criminal Justice: An Election Agenda for Candidates, Activists, and …

Criminal Justice

After Decades on Death Row, William Montgomery Was Granted a Reprieve. Yet His Dubious Conviction Still Stands.

Two weeks before he was scheduled to die for a crime he swore he did not commit, 52-year-old William T. Montgomery was granted a reprieve by Ohio …

Crime

Here's what to expect as Louisiana Senate begins criminal justice reform debate this week

Opponents viewed last week’s Louisiana House vote, which overwhelmingly approved extending probation terms, as a shot across the bow in the attempt …

Budget Deficit

Restorative Justice In Arlington: Maura Healey To Speak

Arlington Police and Communities for Restorative Justice are celebrating and raising money to benefit the program.<p>ARLINGTON, MA — Arlington and the …

Crime

Man Accepts First-of-its-kind Plea Deal That Promotes Healing After Accidental Shooting

A North Carolina courtroom was filled with hugs and tears of happiness after the judge offered up a historic plea deal in a show of “restorative …

Crime

Law and Order, BBC4 — the bad old days of criminal justice

Here’s a welcome slice of vintage cop drama from the fags, blags and slags era: GF Newman’s influential and (in its day) shocking four-part series <i>Law</i> …

Justice

Clive McFarlane: Criminal justice fight paying dividends with reforms

Charged with cocaine possession, Cassandra Bensahih, the primary caregiver for three young daughters at the time, ages 8 to 13, stood before a …

Boston

MA Legislature Passes Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform

Representative David Linsky joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass landmark criminal justice reform legislation.<p><b>BOSTON</b>-</b> …

Non-violence

Criminal Justice Documentary Preview and Discussion with Innocence Project Northwest

UW School of Law (map) University District <br>Tues April 17, 6:30–8 pm<p>"Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Ethan Steinman, is creating an educational documentary …

Seattle

Community Arts & Reintegration Project (CARP) to hold first Paint Day

The Community Arts & Reintegration Project (CARP) for Westmoreland County will hold an initial “Paint Day” for its first mural on Saturday, April 21, …

Fish

Week In Review: Criminal Justice Bill Passes, State Police Reforms

Support the news<p>The state legislature passed the most sweeping criminal justice reform bill in decades this week. The bill would lead to changes in …

Justice