The criminal justice system continues to operate at ‘unacceptable levels’ in England and Wales and is far from recovering from the ‘shock’ of the coronavirus pandemic, watchdogs have warned. Four high-level inspectors have joined forces to express their “serious concerns” about the situation. Charlie Taylor, Chief Inspector of Prisons, JustinRead More →

Poor knowledge and deployment of Information Technology (ICT) has undermined Nigeria’s policing and criminal justice system. The results revealed that technology and the police have been interconnected for decades, since the advent of the telephone, automobile and two-way radio. Today, technology seems to advance at a pace of geometric progression,Read More →

Human rights lawyers and Aboriginal justice groups have said the Northern Territories government’s new law setting a $15,300 cap on false imprisonment compensation will reduce government liability in prisons, and that it went against the government’s commitment to the Convention against Torture which Australia ratified in 2017. The Personal InjuryRead More →

The landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade is about to be canceled. A leaked draft Supreme Court decision shows how judges should decide an abortion case. Protesters gathered in Washington to express their thoughts on the issue. Abby Johnson, former director of the Planned Parenthood Clinic, joins us to offerRead More →

Eppinger’s felony case was back in the news last week after Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis criticized the decision to grant bail in the case. Without specifically criticizing the trial court judge in the case, Willis said the process was indicative of problems determining which defendants are being heldRead More →

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), says the Nigerian judiciary is constantly manipulated to favor influential politicians accused of corruption in Nigeria. Falana said so on Tuesday in a paper titled “Sentenncing Rich And Poor Convicts In Nigeria: An Unbalanced Scale,” delivered at the inaugural public lecture of the DepartmentRead More →

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Josh Thomson has been supporting his good friend Cain Velasquez since his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder. Velasquez was arrested on February 28 after allegedly shooting a man while targeting another man, Harry Goularte, 43, accused of assaulting an underage family member. Velasquez, the formerRead More →

Readers have condemned a killer’s ‘joke’ after he was told he could only serve 14 years for burning down a great-grandmother’s house, forcing her to jump 20ft up when he died. Paranoid schizophrenic Mark O’Brien poured petrol into 83-year-old Peggy Wright’s mailbox after he mistakenly believed he had been labeledRead More →

SPRING FIELD — State Sen. Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) and his colleagues joined police advocates on Monday to unveil a legislative package aimed at bolstering law enforcement and improving the criminal justice system in the state. State. “Our law enforcement officials work tirelessly 24 hours a day, seven days a weekRead More →

A STUDY conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in 2021 concluded that better civil justice systems can spur investment, competition, innovation and growth. The study indicates that well-functioning judicial systems play a crucial role in determining economic performance, including ensuring the security of property rights and theRead More →

Political analyst Dr Ralph Mathekga has described the Johannesburg Magistrates Court’s conviction of former Social Development Minister and ANC Women’s League President Bathabile Dlamini as a milestone in the South African justice system. On Friday, the court sentenced Dlamini to four years in prison or a fine of R200,000 withRead More →

“What will you do to build public confidence in the Orange County justice system? That’s what our editorial board asked candidates for the Orange County prosecutor’s office. Here are their answers. Todd Spitzer: “I will continue to implement common sense reforms to fix the mess left by my predecessor andRead More →

The primary focus of the questions asked during Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings concerned his conviction record. Some senators have repeatedly accused her of being too lenient towards those convicted of child pornography offenses, in particular. But, on the contrary, the senators’ questions highlight the failures ofRead More →

Oklahoma’s juvenile justice system reflects some of the same shortcomings as that of adult offenders in the state, according to a report released Monday. “Historically, Oklahoma has fallen on the side of punishment over rehabilitation and has only implemented significant protections for children in its justice system when a legalRead More →

Reforms to the justice system could lengthen life sentences for murderers and also introduce new laws to criminalize grooming children for criminal gangs. The Minister of Justice will today publish the Justice Plan 2022 containing 159 actions which will also include new measures to combat domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.Read More →

Manitoba’s first healing lodge for First Nations youth in conflict with the justice system will be built in Thompson so northern children can get support and cultural programs closer to home. The province will provide $2 million to Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc., a political advocacy group representing 26 northern FirstRead More →

Legislation passed by a Senate subcommittee aims to prevent the incarceration of children and improve treatment in facilities. COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina’s juvenile justice system could soon be undergoing a major overhaul. Lawmakers are working on legislation that could significantly change how children are prosecuted and imprisoned for committingRead More →

UC Santa Cruz film professor Sharon Daniel’s two-quarter undergraduate coursework assignments MOVIE 171S-02, are not your typical film school fare. This course, titled Reasonable doubts: make an exonerationseeks nothing more or less than the release of wrongfully convicted persons currently incarcerated in American prisons. Now ongoing and in its 12thRead More →

SFr. Josh Hawley said he couldn’t support Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court because “when it comes to crimes and crimes against children, he’s someone who apologizes to the criminals”. Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, appeared on Fox News Hannity Wednesday, saying his lenient sentences in childRead More →

City leaders have criticized the state of the criminal justice system for contributing to a wave of violence in Mobile that culminated over the weekend in multiple shootings and three deaths. “In my opinion, the criminal justice system is broken,” Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said at a Monday news conference.Read More →

Police and members of the legal profession should be trained in autism recognition, the researchers recommended, after survey results suggested the criminal justice system is failing people with the condition. A study from the University of Cambridge Autism Research Center found that shortcomings included police not recognizing an autistic personRead More →

SINGAPORE – A Malaysian human rights non-governmental organization (NGO) has attempted to intervene in Singapore’s criminal justice system and Singaporeans must guard against such foreign interference, the Minister of State has said Home Affairs Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim in Parliament on Wednesday 9 March. Associate Professor Faishal has singled out LawyersRead More →

The report, Misogyny – A Human Rights Issue, calls for the creation of a Scottish Misogyny and Criminal Justice Act that would create further statutory aggravation of misogyny. Other recommendations include a new offense of incitement to hatred against women and girls, an offense of misogynistic public harassment, and aRead More →

Justin Gaethje is unhappy with the California court system’s decision to deny bail for the attempted murder of Cain Velasquez. The former UFC lightweight title contender took to social media to express his disapproval of the justice system’s handling of Velasquez’s case. Gaethje thinks the state justice system is aRead More →

SINGAPORE: Authorities are exploring ways to make family proceedings in court “less acrimonious”, simpler and more efficient, with some legislative changes expected later this year, the Ministry of Justice (MinLaw) said on Thursday (March 3rd). He is working with the Department of Social and Family Development and Family Courts onRead More →