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Archive by Month: September 2016

Hopes for Criminal Justice Reform Fade

Thu Sep 29th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Criminal justice reform enjoys bipartisan support at the federal level because it is so clear that there are problems with the current rules for criminal prosecution. Unfortunately, despite strong...

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Restorative Justice: An Alternative to Incarceration?

Tue Sep 27th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

For defendants who seek legal help from a Schenectady criminal defense attorney, incarceration is often the worst fear when facing criminal charges. Being jailed can take you away from work and...

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America's Foremost Institution: Prison

Thu Sep 22nd, on Criminal Defense Articles |

In the United States, spending on prisons has increased at substantially higher rates than spending on schools. As Pacific Standard Magazine explains, state and local government spending on prisons...

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Proposed Law Seeks to Give Summer Camps Access to the Federal Sex Offender List

Tue Sep 20th, on Sex Crimes |

Many people who are charged with sex crimes are rightfully worried about the lasting impact of the charges, as well as the impact a conviction will have on their lives.  A sex crimes charge on your...

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Identifying Sex Offenders Via Their Passports: Is the Unique Identifier on the Passport Constitutional?

Thu Sep 15th, on Sex Crimes |

In February of 2016, President Barack Obama signed a law into effect which affects the ability of convicted sex offenders to travel. The law requires that a unique identifier be included by the U.S....

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The Sex Offender Registry: Should the Way in Which it is Used Be Changed?

Tue Sep 13th, on Sex Crimes |

If you are convicted of an offense and put on the sex offender registry because of it, you could face ongoing requirements to alert law enforcement if you move, start a new school program or get a new...

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