THE CAP – Even after the riots that rocked South Africa last year, anti-apartheid hero and former top judge Albie Sachs believes the progressive constitution he helped draft will protect the country. He is not naive about the challenges facing his admittedly flawed nation. But at 87, he has crossedRead 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 →

Journalist and presidential aspirant of the Democratic Restoration Party (PRD), Miguel Mora, and former Constitutionalist Liberal Party (PLC) deputy, María Fernanda Flores, were the latest prisoners of conscience sentenced in the first week of the “single audience” policy. trials held at the Directorate of Legal Aid, known as “the newRead 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 →

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 →

January 28, 2022 Elise Archer, Attorney General The latest Government Services Annual Report shows that Tasmania’s justice and corrections sectors have continued to improve in key areas. The report shows that for the 2020-21 reporting period the average daily prison population fell by 3.6% and Tasmania’s imprisonment rate of 149.2Read 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 →