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Watch the Trailer for the VICE on HBO Special Report on America's Criminal Justice System

yesterdayNews : Vice News

On Friday, VICE and HBO released a trailer for Fixing the System, an upcoming special on criminal justice in the US that will air on September 27. The special offers a panoramic perspective on crime and punishment, and will follow all...Show More Summary

Spotlight on Sentencing

The BBC reports that Scotland's criminal justice system has spared no expense in defending Ross Dunn, a low life scumbag who left a four-week-old baby girl with a fractured skull, broken leg and such severe ye damage that the child is now registered blind. Show More Summary

Is Our Criminal Justice System Broken?

It's time we asked, do we care more about how we treat our citizens in the social justice system, or the effectiveness of police? The post Is Our Criminal Justice System Broken? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Law & Order Desnudas: NYPD Launches Times Square Quality-Of-Life Unit

In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate real crime; and starting very soon, the "newly formed Times Square unit," which will use taxpayer money...Show More Summary

Kerrick Defense Team Releases Statement

"We, defense counsel for Officer Randall Wesley Kerrick would first like to thank the jury for its thoughtful deliberations in this case. Officer Kerrick and his family have always respected the criminal justice system that they have worked for their entire lives. Show More Summary

Iraq Documentary Filmmaker Turns His Lens on the US Prison Pipeline

The above is a work-in-progress for a documentary film about rehabilitative theater with incarcerated young men of color called The Odyssey Project. "I wanted to tell the story of the criminal justice system" Iraq, the BP oil spill,Show More Summary

High Aboriginal Prison Rates Linked To Hearing Loss

Widespread ear disease may be the missing piece of the puzzle in why Aboriginal people are over-represented in Australia’s criminal justice system. Jacqueline Krynda reports.

New Internet technology could aid police, courts and prisons

Technology that can improve criminal databases, remotely conducted criminal trials and help police officers stop autonomous cars can all aid the criminal justice system in the future. But a key to making full use of such emerging Internet-based tools will be resolving civil rights, privacy rights and cybersecurity issues.

Should Cops Be Allowed to Review Video of Their Actions?

This article was originally published by 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. The scenario is all too familiar. Show More Summary

?Adrian Grenier on changing the criminal justice system

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The "Entourage" actor is behind a new Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds for the documentary, "Survivor's Guide to Prison"

In The Criminal Justice System - Kerrick Trial

"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders." At least that's what the intro to Law and Order states. Show More Summary

Why Three Counties That Loved The Death Penalty Have Almost Stopped Pursuing It

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

This article was originally published by 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. On Aug. 26, Texas death row inmate Bernardo Tercero is scheduled to die by lethal injection. Show More Summary

As it grows, The Marshall Project finds plenty of partners, but fundraising is still not easy

The U.S. criminal justice system is in the spotlight. Presidential candidates are speaking out on reforms without hesitation. Each new disturbing video of a police encounter gone wrong — Sandra Bland’s arrest, Samuel DuBose’s shooting — brings a torrent of sympathy, fury, and calls for reform, often from voices new to the cause of criminal justice reform: Singer John...

Make Criminal Justice Reform a Key Issue in 2016

In this age where vitriol is worth more political capital than sound policy, it is the rare issue that enjoys bipartisan support. Criminal justice is one such issue. The state of our criminal justice system is simply so bad, the political...Show More Summary

Lawmakers Tap Campaign Funds to Pay for Criminal Defense

Some New York lawmakers have questioned whether the criminal justice system is giving them a fair shake. But an advantage they have over many criminal defendants is a pool of money they can tap to pay for defense lawyers.

Law's an Ass

The BBC reports that Scotland's criminal justice system has made an ass of itself yet again as our courts dismiss a case of alleged assault against a sitting Labour MP, Marie Rimmer, just because the word 'Glasgow' was missing from the charge sheet. Show More Summary

Dem Senator: U.S. Criminal Justice System ‘Still the Envy of Most Countries’

Sen. Lee wants to better match sentences with the severity of an offense to make system more “humane” and “effective.”

Martin O'Malley Aims To Set The Bar On Criminal Justice With Comprehensive Reform Plan

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on Friday released a sweeping plan to reform the U.S. criminal justice system, a move that could set the bar for candidates from both parties as they seek to stake a claim on the issue. In...Show More Summary

Should Sandra Bland Have Complied First and Contested Later?

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by 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. When Eric...Show More Summary

Criminal Justice News Round-Up: July 27-31

This week, as with every other week in 2015, and likely before, has been punctured with the loss of Black lives at the hands of police and the criminal justice system. Here are this week's stories on the harsh realities and glimmersShow More Summary

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