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Marvel’s Daredevil gets a Law and Order revamp

yesterdayHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In the criminal justice system, the people are protected by two separate yet equally important heroes: Matt Murdock, the brash young lawyer; and Daredevil, his vigilante alter ego. This is his story. (more…)

Great Job, Internet!: Marvel’s Daredevil gets the Law & Order treatment

In the Marvel criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the costumed vigilantes, who investigate crime and use kung fu on the bad guys; and the attorneys, who use heightened senses and radar abilities to represent the innocent. Show More Summary

10 Most Absurd Reasons We've Arrested Small Children

From throwing Tootsie Rolls to burping, small children have been arrested for totally normal misbehavior. At this point, it's hard to be surprised by the extreme punitiveness of America's criminal justice system. One thing that can still...Show More Summary

Criminal Justice Reform Demands Political Leadership, Not Editorials

Across the nation, there has been a recent barrage of media reports, in progressive as well as conservative publications, advocating and applauding reforms in the criminal justice system. Academics, politicians, religious leaders and...Show More Summary

More evidence that the criminal justice system is too lenient

(Paul Mirengoff) The big local news in the Washington, D.C. area is the capture of Daron Wint and his arrest for the murder of Savvas Savopoulos, his wife and 10 year-old child, and his housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa. According to reports, Wint worked for the company Savopoulos owned and operated. Show More Summary

HUFFPOST HILL - Rand Paul Holds Forth, Holds It In

Nebraska’s legislature voted to abolish the death penalty, meaning innocent Americans will never again die at the hands of our criminal justice system. No sir. Fox News will only allow the top ten leading GOP candidates to participate in its debate, which will be awkward when the 11th, 12th, and 13th ones eventually become Fox News contributors. Show More Summary

How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial Bias

This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. It is the third in a series exploring the effects that unconscious racial biases have on the criminal justice systemShow More Summary

Open Letter to the State Legislature: Time to Act on Restoring Trust in New York's Criminal Justice System

Dear Member of the New York State Legislature: It is palpable. Confidence and trust in our criminal justice system has been challenged in recent months. New Yorkers don't need to be reminded by the events in Baltimore that relations between police and communities are as delicate as they are fundamental to the foundations of society. Show More Summary

You Can’t Reform the Criminal Justice System by Cutting Costs

The current bipartisan consensus on the need to pursue criminal justice reform has been heralded—again, and RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Cops Lie A Lot, Videos Reveal

A report shocking to absolutely no one with any familiarity with the criminal "justice" system has found that cops do not always tell the truth, a fact that has come to light thanks to the proliferation of video and audio recordings made by civilians. [ more › ]

When the criminal justice system doesn't find justice

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Imagine that the lies of others led a jury to convict you of a serious crime you didn't commit, and it took nine years for the truth to set you free.

“Farkhunda is our sister”: A murder, a martyr and an Afghan revolution in the making

Forty-nine men stand trial for a woman's slaying, renewing hope for the war-torn nation's criminal justice system

ASHE SCHOW: Andrew Cuomo inadvertently makes case for police involvement in campus sexual assault. …

ASHE SCHOW: Andrew Cuomo inadvertently makes case for police involvement in campus sexual assault. Thanks to the federal government, over the past few years colleges have been moving away from the criminal justice system and creating their own pseudo-justice system to handle sexual assaults. And while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is all for that […]

Why we need violent video games

This story was written by Dana Goldstein for The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the U.S. criminal justice system. Sign up for their newsletter, or follow The Marshall Project on Facebook or Twitter. Americans...Show More Summary

Anyone Catch This?

From last week, a whole bunch of posturing : Four leaders of Cook County's criminal justice system agreed the system remains flawed but sparred briefly at a joint appearance Thursday after the county's chief judge said some people languishing...Show More Summary

The Case for Violent Video Games

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization focused on the U.S. criminal justice system. You can sign up for its newsletter or follow the Marshall Project on Facebook or Twitter. Americans...Show More Summary

Hillary’s Take on Law and Order: Chapter and Verse

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by the Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization focused on the U.S. criminal justice system. You can sign up for its newsletter or follow the Marshall Project on Facebook or Twitter. In her...Show More Summary

Newswire: NBC to just turn over America’s legal system to people who watch NBC

In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by three separate yet equally important groups: The police who investigate crime; the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders; and the jury of viewers who determine their fates by yelling at them from the couch, disseminating justice and Doritos crumbs. Show More Summary

Could Technology Change Policing?

Two Reports on Technology Needs Advances in technology can improve the safety and effectiveness of the criminal justice system, especially for law enforcement agencies. To support agencies’ using new technology, the Department of Justice supports a broad research portfolio to ensure technology is efficient, adequate and accessible. Two new publications — produced by the RAND […]

Four Cook County leaders agree criminal justice remains flawed

Four leaders of Cook County's criminal justice system agreed the system remains flawed but sparred only briefly at a joint appearance Thursday after the county's chief judge said some people languishing in jail for minor offenses like retail theft had serious crimes in their background.

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