Month: October 2015

Would Obama recognize criminal justice reform if it stuck him in the eye?

  Harvey Silverglate: Would Obama recognize criminal justice reform if it stuck him in the eye? This week’s panel on criminal justice reform, filmed at the White House and live-streamed on The Marshall Project’s website, had the potential to inform the public of the real and hidden problems that plague our state and federal justice …

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Arizona Horizon – ASU Post-Conviction Clinic and the Arizona Justice Project

http:// Host: Ted Simons ASU Post-conviction Clinic Arizona State University’s Post-conviction Clinic seeks to help inmates who are innocent but have been convicted of a crime. The clinic recently received a new grant from the National Institute of Justice. Katherine Puzauskas, executive director of the Arizona Justice Project, and Robert Dormady, a law fellow at …

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Advances in DNA Testing Could Put Thousands of Texas Cases in Legal Limbo, By Meagan Flynn, Houston Press

Advances in DNA Testing Could Put Thousands of Texas Cases in Legal Limbo By Meagan Flynn , Houston Press Five days after a Houston woman was raped by two men, she was driving down the street when she spotted 16-year-old Josiah Sutton. She thought she recognized his hat, and then immediately identified him as one of her …

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Justice Department about to free 6,000 prisoners, largest one-time release, By Sari Horwitz, Washington Post

By Sari Horwitz, Washington Post The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders who received harsh sentences over the past three decades. The inmates from federal prisons nationwide …

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