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Archive by Month: August 2016

Trying Juveniles as Adults: Changes to the Rules Should Be Considered

Wed Aug 31st, on Criminal Defense Articles |

The juvenile justice system exists because children who are accused of crimes need and deserve to be treated differently than adults. Children can often be rehabilitated and go on to have bright...

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Could Sex Offenders Be Locked Up Forever?

Mon Aug 29th, on Sex Crimes | reported on the controversial effort to permanently confine sex offenders.  The approach involves treating sex offenders as mental patients and locking them up in prison-like hospitals.

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Wrongful Convictions: Is There a Way to Prevent Them?

Wed Aug 24th, on Criminal Investigations |

Within the New York justice system, there have been numerous examples of wrongful convictions where it has become apparent that the wrong person was found guilty of a criminal offense. Wrongful...

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Sharing Prison Space in New York: Placing Teens in Adult Jails

Mon Aug 22nd, on Criminal Defense Articles |

When a teen is arrested for violating the law, it is imperative that parents of the alleged offender get in touch with Albany criminal defense attorneys as soon as possible after accusations are made...

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What’s Life Like for Women in Prison?

Wed Aug 17th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Life in prison is difficult for anyone who is put behind bars. For women, however, being imprisoned creates substantially different risks than for men. Prisons are often not set up to meet the needs...

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Child Pornography Suspect Refuses to Unlock Hard Drive, Faces Imprisonment

Mon Aug 15th, on Sex Crimes |

In March of 2015, a computer was seized by authorities who had been investigating online child pornography. The owner of the computer is a former police sergeant.  Authorities tried to unlock the...

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