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Law and Order SVU Is Doing an Episode Inspired By Gamergate - DUN DUN

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered actually about ethics in game journalism.

Why Scrapping Quotas in China’s Criminal Justice System Won’t Be Easy

Chinese judges have long operated under requirements that they meet certain quotas or targets for guilty verdicts and case completions, with likely sanctions ranging from warnings to being expelled from the court if they fail to com...

Healing the Criminal Justice System

"It'd be really hard to have a higher recidivism rate than we have in Cook County." Maybe this is the place to start a brief meditation on changing the world, or at least Chicago... known to some of its residents as "Chiraq." The speaker...Show More Summary

Endangered by the Moving Image: The Criminalization of Black and Brown Bodies [Panel]

This looks amazing, happening in NYC on February 1st at the Museum of the Moving Image: Do ?media depictions of African Americans influence the way they are treated by the police, the criminal justice system, and by society at large?...Show More Summary

6 Death Row Inmates Were Exonerated In 2014. All Of Them Were Black.

There's good and bad news for black men and women in the criminal justice system. The post 6 Death Row Inmates Were Exonerated In 2014. All Of Them Were Black. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Junkie culture: Age concern in largest ever study of heroin user deaths

In the largest study of opioids users ever undertaken, the researchers used records of 198,247 people in England who had been involved in drug treatment or the criminal justice system between 2005 and 2009. The data recorded 3,974 deaths and their causes during this period. Show More Summary

Sorting out U.S. visas for crime victims

As a society, we want people to report crimes and help bring criminals to justice. Without the cooperation of victims, the criminal justice system doesn't work very well. One particular problem for police and prosecutors is that people living in the country illegally are often hesitant to...

Matt Evans: Should Veterans Get Special Treatment In The Criminal Justice System?

The state legislature just voted to give soldiers a different justice system You can keep track of what the legislature is doing each day by hitting this link: Most of the house votes on Jan 22nd, when I checked, were pretty lopsided, with little evidence of disagreement. One, however, caught my attention, because the vote...

Serial And Why The Criminal Justice System Is Lazier Than The Folks On Public Radio

Serial illuminates something important and sad about the current state of criminal defense.

5 Ways the US Criminal Justice System Violates Human Rights -- And How We Can Do Better

In a move that received little attention in the domestic media, Iranian organization Global Centre to Support Human Rights has released a report on the state of human rights abuses in America. To many, this may seem the height of hypocrisy. Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

SOTU NJ reaction to SOTU: Democrats liked it, Republicans didn't. Obama embraces Booker call to overhaul criminal justice system. Booker releases video message reaction to SOTU. Menendez reacts to SOTU. (airquotes) "Presidential" (airquotes)...Show More Summary

What Is The Future Of #BlackLivesMatter?

Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion with to find out the future of #BlackLivesMatter and the conservative/police backlash to the struggle against police brutality and to reform the criminal justice system Dr. Vibe asks David A. Love, a writer...Show More Summary

In the Blink of an Eye: Protecting our Sons From the Criminal Justice System

Connie K. Grier sheds light on how in the criminal justice system, the transition from boyhood to manhood happens in the blink of an eye The post In the Blink of an Eye: Protecting our Sons From the Criminal Justice System appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Nancy Grace Battles 2 Chainz over Pot: Why Won’t You Think of the Children?!?!

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

On Nancy Grace's show tonight, the rapper 2 Chainz made some very sensible arguments about legalizing marijuana and how it would be less of a burden on the economy and the criminal justice system. Grace's response was to shout at him about THE CHILDREN.

Can racial injustice be settled out of court?

With many calling for policy reform to improve race problems in the US criminal justice system, new research suggests that the issue is less political and more behavioral. Researchers recommend increased documentation, institutional diversity, and bias training in a new paper.

Koch Bros to Bankroll Prison Reform

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Koch brothers are turning their attention and resources to reforming the criminal justice system.

Racism and Unequal Protection in the American Legal System

We obviously need our criminal justice system. If it disappeared today, we would see more clearly the important work that it does to protect citizens and to enforce important laws that help to maintain the level of civility that we have in our society.

Texas Could Eliminate Its Juvenile Prison System

Texas has already been at the forefront of criminal justice reform, and may agree to take it a step further. The post Texas Could Eliminate Its Juvenile Prison System appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Overpunishment, Rationality, And Rakoff

A look at one federal judge's proposal to reform the criminal justice system and the responses it has generated.

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