All posts tagged "Justice System"
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Are Drug Courts the Answer For Addicts Who Commit Crimes?
The answer is a lot more nuanced than you'd think.
False Confessions and Sleep Deprivation: New Study Shows Worrisome Link
There are just too many false confessions.
What Kalief Browder’s Tragic Story Tells Us About the Prison System
Kalief Browder, former Rikers inmate, just committed suicide.
ICYMI: Best of the Week
ICYMI, here are the top three stories from Law Street.
Subject of Serial Podcast Gets Appeal Opportunity
Adnan Syed, the subject of NPR's huge hit podcast "Serial," is being given the chance to hear his...
How Victim Blaming Nurtures an Unjust System
Victim blaming is common in American culture and it's on full display after recent police killings.
Alabama’s Amendment One: An Attempt at Banning Sharia Law?
Quietly nestled on Alabama’s ballot on Election Day at the top of a list of proposed amendments was...
Rich Men, Violent Crimes, No Justice
It’s a cliché that’s been played out on every crime procedural on TV: a rich young man, maybe the son...
Parents vs Hospitals: is Forced Treatment Legal?
Let us examine a scenario; parents go to a hospital to treat their child’s cancer and after seeing...