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California Felonizes Some Prosecutorial Misconduct

Loaded on NOV. 16, 2017 by Matthew Clarke published in Criminal Legal News December 2017, page 21 The title is a recent article published in Criminal Legal News and exposes what many may not know about the legal system. In the past, prosecutorial misconduct, like altering or intentionally withholding evidence that could help exonerate a defendant, went… Continue reading California Felonizes Some Prosecutorial Misconduct

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Is history doomed to repeat?

In what calls to mind the events of 25 years ago, officials in Lonoke are once again defending the actions of former prosecuting attorney Larry Cook. Larry Cook, the current public defender in Lonoke County, who many forget was in office when the Hogan case was mishandled in such a way as to suggest a… Continue reading Is history doomed to repeat?

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There is a growing shift in juvenile justice reform coined the “raise the age” initiative, in which legislators are pushing to raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction.  While most states advocate age 17 or 18, there are some states campaigning jurisdiction for juveniles age 21 and under. Much has recently been discovered revealing the brain doesn’t finish developing… Continue reading You can help