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 →

Local agencies are working together to improve Harris County’s criminal justice system — a system that experts say is overwhelmed by a backlog of cases and discriminates against low-income residents and people of color. The Harris County Court of Commissioners established the Department of Administration of Justice in 2019 toRead More →

Daunte Wright’s mother, Katie Wright, said on Friday that the justice system had ‘murdered’ her son ‘again’, after former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter was sentenced to two years for allegedly shot the 20-year-old black man. The big picture: Potter, who is white, was sentenced to 16 months inRead More →

Hello, Daily Kos Community, and welcome back to Daily Kos Week in Action! This weekly series from the Daily Kos Activism team shares the issues we’re working on and gets your feedback on where we might focus our future efforts. At Daily Kos, we believe in fighting for equity, especiallyRead More →

A vibrant, independent and free press is undoubtedly essential to democracy, the court said. (Representative) Cochin: A vibrant and independent press is essential to democracy, but freedom of speech and expression cannot be a license for people “armed with half-baked facts” and “little or unfamiliar with the justice system” forRead More →

Predatory financial practices are embedded in the criminal justice system, according to a report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFRB). From the dominance of for-profit corporations that overcharge incarcerated people for essential goods, to escalating fines and court costs, financial abuse is exacerbating the already precarious situation of theRead More →

HOUSTON – Family, friends and supporters of Diamond Alvarez gathered to protest the justice system on Wednesday after the suspect accused of killing the 16-year-old girl was released on bail. The protest will take place outside the Harris County District Attorney’s office, where they marched to the criminal courthouse. AlvarezRead More →

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) – Caddo Parish District Attorney James Stewart Sr. said the COVID-19 pandemic has caused serious delays in the criminal justice system that must be addressed “honestly and candidly.” “. Stewart says this downturn has happened not just in northwest Louisiana, but across the state and country.Read More →

A collaborative effort was announced Tuesday that officials say will focus on improving the fairness and efficiency of the state’s criminal justice system. Chief State Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. announced the creation of Moving Justice Forward, a collaboration between the Criminal Justice Division and the Center for Court Innovation.Read More →

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2022: Last Friday, Sierra Leone’s judiciary announced it would review the sentences of more than 1,000 detainees as part of what it describes as an effort to increase access to justice and decongest centres. corrections across the country. This week, from January 31, 2022 toRead More →

The reform package in the criminal justice system approved by the Federal Cabinet bodes well, and it should see the light of day. Notwithstanding the reservations expressed by the judicial fraternity, in particular due to insufficient consultation with the stakeholders, this can always be settled amicably. But what is essentialRead More →

Contact: Emile Creel STARKVILLE, Mississippi—Two researchers at the Mississippi State University Center for Social Science Research are receiving $597,000 from the National Institute of Justice to examine practices in Mississippi’s juvenile justice system. SSRC Research Professor and Associate Director Angela Robertson and Assistant Research Professor Sheena Gardner are teaming upRead More →