Criminal Law and Procedure

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State Net Criminal Law Update: Prison Reform Boosted by Alliances of Conservatives and Liberals
Posted on 23 Jun 2015 by State Net

In rare displays of bipartisanship, state legislative coalitions of liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans are overhauling sentencing procedures and making other important changes in criminal justice laws. Legislatures in Alabama and Maryland... Read More

Prison Blues: Prison Mess Tarnishes Brown's 'CA Comeback'
Posted on 5 Aug 2013 by State Net

SNCJ Spotlight Any day now, perhaps even as you are reading this, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will decide whether to grant California Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) request to block an order by a three-judge U.S. District Court panel to... Read More

California Governor Brown Scrambles To Meet Federal Court Prison Order
Posted on 14 Aug 2013 by State Net

BROWN SCRAMBLES TO MEET CA PRISON ORDER: Faced with yet another stinging rebuke from the federal court system over its overcrowded prisons, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and Golden State prison officials said they will act to cull 9,600 inmates from... Read More