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. Alvarez
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.
Tracey Davidson never thought that her love for volunteering activities would see her one day leading a volunteer organization. When she moved to Terrace from North Vancouver in 2011, she joined Volunteer Terrace (VT) as the Volunteer Community Engagement Coordinator. She found herself loving volunteer work more and more, and
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.
Homepage Daily News A would-be SCOTUS candidate saw the impact of crime… Supreme Court appointments A would-be SCOTUS candidate saw the impact of the criminal justice system in his uncle’s case By Debra Cassens-Weiss February 1, 2022, 9:47 a.m. CST U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the United States
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said the country’s judicial system does not belong to the legal profession but to Nigerians in general. Osinbajo revealed this in Lagos over the weekend at the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) annual dinner and scholarship. He highlighted the impact of the legal
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 essential
As guardians of justice and fairness in society, the role of the Nigerian Bar goes beyond the development of an effective and efficient justice sector, it must also be at the forefront of defending reforms and deepening the discourse that will continually maintain its excellence and prestige, and the rule
Under current law, there are more than two dozen offenses that can send minors to the adult justice system, including rape, murder, carjacking and firearms offences. This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s press partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Jabriera Handy
The Maryland State House. Photo by Danielle E. Gaines. Jabriera Handy told lawmakers she was coerced into confessing to second-degree murder as a teenager in order to have her case heard in juvenile court. His grandmother suffered a heart attack and died during an argument with Handy. She was charged
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 149.2
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 up