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America’s Crime Crisis: It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

By on May 1, 2022
America’s Crime Crisis: It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

by PETE STAUBER

Across the country, families fear for their safety in the face of rising violence, and are becoming angry when they hear about criminals being released back onto the streets.

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The Existential Challenge Facing Police Departments Today

By on May 1, 2022
The Existential Challenge Facing Police Departments Today

by HANNAH E. MEYERS

Officer retirements and resignations have surged in the past two years and it’s become harder for many agencies to recruit quality candidates — or any at all.

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Prosecutors Must Put Victims First

By on May 1, 2022
Prosecutors Must Put Victims First

by JASON MIYARES

There are some locally elected prosecutors who are choosing not to prosecute groups of crimes, selectively choosing pieces of the law to enforce and pieces to ignore.

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Our Pretrial System Needs to be Torn Down and Rebuilt

By on May 1, 2022
Our Pretrial System Needs to be Torn Down and Rebuilt

by MEGAN T. STEVENSON

Almost 75 percent of the U.S. jail population sits in jail unconvicted, awaiting a hearing or trial. The sole legal justification for their incarceration involves speculation about what they might do if released.

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Third Time is Not the Charm for Failed Bail Reform Movement

By on May 1, 2022
Third Time is Not the Charm for Failed Bail Reform Movement

by JEFFREY J. CLAYTON

When it comes to the right to bail, a thousand years of English common law and a settled system is more than capable of solving the ills that plague us if attorneys go to court and argue well.

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Finding Consensus on an International Counter-Narcotics Strategy

By on November 3, 2015 with 0 Comments
Finding Consensus on an International Counter-Narcotics Strategy

by ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN

According to the Ranking Republican of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, politics is standing in the way of a plan to stem the flow of drugs into America.

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