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  1. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to feds: won't review...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bee

    ... Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes," wrote Michael Slauson, chief counsel of the Oregon Department of Justice's criminal justice division. If Willliams decided not to press charges before last week, it would have resulted in the entire investigation being ...

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  2. Maine law shields police videos from public scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... and investigative information." Maine law defines that broadly, as: "[i]nformation collected by criminal justice agencies or at the direction of criminal justice agencies in an effort to anticipate, prevent or monitor possible criminal activity, ...

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  3. Bill would speed up release of police bodycam footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... records request for body camera footage because of pending criminal action. The House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee voted unanimously, without debate, to forward the bill to the House floor. Bill sponsor Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, ...

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  4. Oregon bows out in Kitzhaber probe, defers to fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... investigation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes. Michael Slauson, head of the department's criminal justice section, notified federal prosecutors last week that the state was officially ending its involvement "and will not be pursuing ...

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  5. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to feds: won't review Kitzhaber case after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    ... John Kithaber and Cylvia Hayes," wrote Michael Slauson, Chief Counsel of the Oregon Department of Justice's criminal justice division. If Willliams decided not to press charges before last week, it would have resulted in the entire investigation ...

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  6. Will Civil Citations Save Teen FuturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WWSB

    SARASOTA, Fla. --New legislation in Florida is aiming to keep young offenders out of the criminal justice.

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  7. Philly Courts to Start Having Visitors Lock Cell Phones in BagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Phillymag.com

    Visitors to the Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice will soon have to do more than just go through a metal detector - they'll have to lock up their cell phones, too. But it won't be similar to the old system at the CJC, where you'd have to "check in" your cell phone with an employee.

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  8. Will civil citations safe teen futuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WWSB

    SARASOTA, Fla. --New legislation in Florida is aiming to keep young offenders out of the criminal justice.

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  9. Teen Court Warns Against Civil Citation BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWSB

    SARASOTA, Fla. --New legislation in Florida is aiming to keep young offenders out of the criminal justice.

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  10. Dallas City Council Brings Cite-and-Release for Weed Possession Back for DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... I know that I don't have the power to legalize the stuff, but I do have the power to correctly allocate criminal justice resources that are under my control so that they aren't spent on pot." During the last council debate on the issue, then Dallas ... 1 comment

  11. House panel backs 'stand your ground' shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, voted 9-4 along party lines Wednesday to approve the National Rifle Association-backed measure , which would shift the burden of proof from defendants to prosecutors during pre-trial hearings in "stand your ground" cases.

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  12. Supreme Court orders new hearing for black Texas inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | TheMonitor.com

    This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Duane Buck. The Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a Texas prison inmate Buck who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.

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  13. Kearny man charged with threatening his daughtersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Jersey Journal

    ... past her house, the complaint says. The man made his first court appearance on the charges on Friday in Criminal Justice Reform Court in Jersey City where he was released with conditions of supervision. At the hearing, it was noted that the ...

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  14. Refusing to Watch LGBT Video, Houston Judge Sues Employer for Religious DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Houston Press

    ... g gay people in their businesses. Meagan Flynn is a staff writer at the Houston Press who, despite covering criminal justice and other political squabbles in Harris County, drinks only one small cup of coffee per day.

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  15. Ex- Chief of Defence Staff hoards $1m in his wardrobe - WitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    ... saying they were purportedly obtained from an illegal search. Sanusi cited Section 115 of Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015, which states that the occupant of a place searched or a relation shall be at the house and see the items ...

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  16. Teen sentenced for orchestrating sexualized game of truth or dare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Penticton Herald

    ... involved in the incident can be identified due to publication bans under both the Criminal Code and Youth Criminal Justice Act. During the proceedings Monday, the offender kept her head down and rocked back and forth in her seat in the public ...

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  17. "I sentenced criminals to hundreds more years than I wanted to. I had no choice."Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... sentences anyway. He also said that if I left, the bench would lose a judge who could advocate for criminal justice reform through her decisions. So I remained. But to this day, I am pained by many of the sentences I was required by law to impose. ...

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  18. Arizona to death-row inmates: Bring your own execution drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... killing their clients. It has inspired wisecracks about Arizona's penchant for taking on envelope-pushing criminal justice policies and left some readers on social media asking whether the bring-your-own-drugs policy was actually the product of a ...

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  19. Q&A: Will Berry, Bradley's first black copRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... two years doing undercover work with the Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group. As part of KCC's criminal justice/law enforcement's celebration of Black History Month, Berry spoke with students and the Daily Journal about his experiences as ...

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  20. Bill would limit Arizona asset forfeiture rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Yuma Sun

    ... on even being able to litigate and fight for their property,'' said Kalman with Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, a group made up largely of defense lawyers. "If a person came to me and said 'I'd like to fight to get my car back,' I'd have to ...

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