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Waarom had Wall Street beter moeten weten?

In Amerika is de laatste decennia werk gemaakt van het strafrechtelijk vervolgen van witteboordencriminelen. Regelmatig worden lange gevangenisstraffen opgelegd. ‘Wall Street’ is echter nooit vervolgd voor de frauduleuze praktijken en de miljardenschade en de kredietcrisis die daaruit volgden. 772 more words

Nederlands

The Cops Who Killed Ramarley Graham Walk Free (#NOJUSTICE)

  • ColorOfChange.Org  is urging the United States Department of Justice to hold New York cop Richard Haste accountable for killing an unarmed teenager inside of his home.
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Racism

"Everyone Should Have That"

“Education is a building block for everyone…for people who just got out of prison, education is the key to unlocking a successful future.”

Jeffrey Deskovic’s high school experience was cut short when he was sent to prison at 16 years old for a crime he did not commit. 480 more words

When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

Set in dystopian America, when separation of church and state has been abolished, Jordan’s novel follows Hannah Payne. Hannah, after an affair with a high-ranking church official, becomes pregnant and decides to have an abortion. 223 more words

Teen Books

This Missouri man's case was botched 13 years ago -- now the state wants him to serve his time

Missouri man Cornealious “Mike” Anderson was convicted in 2000 for armed robbery, but thanks to a clerical error, he never served his 13-year sentence.

Today, the state wants to put him back in prison, despite Anderson’s efforts to turn his life around, that include getting married and starting a family. 307 more words

Crimes And Punishment

A Day In the Life of a Duty Lawyer, Mr. Ashwani Kumar Bali

This blog post originally appeared on the International Bridges to Justice Blog, http://blog.ibj.org/2014/04/10/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-duty-lawyer-mr-ashwini-kumar-bali-22/

April 16 | New Delhi

When I arrived at Karkardooma Courthouse, Mr. Bali was speaking with a man intently, smiling and holding up a finger to me, indicating that I was to wait just a second while he continued to address the man.  1,091 more words

Why solicitors need to be honest in the advice they give........

I try to be honest with the clients that I see. As a criminal defence specialist, I see people who are distressed, who are seeing their world crumble around them and who are frightened. 497 more words

Criminal Justice