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From the Sentencing Law and Policy Blog

Notable federal case impacted by SCOTUS Miller ruling nearly two decades after initial sentencing (“This local story out of Kansas City, headlined ‘Judge orders new sentencing hearing for defendant in deaths of six KC firefighters,’ reports on a notable new legal development in an old case as a result of the Supreme Court’s Eighth Amendment ruling in Miller v. 81 more words

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Days in DC

Hello Readers,

I apologise for the delay in this post- having no internet in my new shared dormitory hasn’t been much help. No matter, I am back online, settled at my new desk at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Centre and would like to reflect on my wanderings around the capital city that is Washington DC during the first three days after I arrived. 754 more words

America

AERA and Partners Urge Senate to Restore NCES Stature

August 2014In a July 9 letter to the chair and ranking member of the Senate education committee, AERA and 10 other research organizations urged senators to protect the autonomy, authority, and stature of the National Center for Education Statistics NCES, as it takes up the Strengthening Education Through Research Act SETRA. 70 more words

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Where did they all go?

As a political scientist (among other things) I’m always curious about U.S. stats concerning citizens. Recent work on the latest census data shows a really interesting picture of where people live in the country. 12 more words

Resources

ADMINISTRATION RELEASES NEW RULES ON CONTRACEPTION COVERAGE

The Internal Revenue Service, the Employee Benefits Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have released a set of interim final regulations and a set of proposed regulations related to coverage for recommended contraceptive services.  1,042 more words

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Fragrance Hut owner remains in jail pending federal synthetic drug trial - KCRG

Fragrance Hut owner remains in jail pending federal synthetic drug trialKCRGCEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man accused of distributing synthetic drugs from the Fragrance Hut will stay in custody pending a federal trial based on probable trigger and his extended history of criminal offenses. M…

Fragrance Hut owner remains in jail pending federal synthetic drug trial - KCRG

Fragrance Hut owner remains in jail pending federal synthetic drug trialKCRGCEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man accused of distributing synthetic drugs from the Fragrance Hut will remain in custody pending a federal trial based on probable cause and his long history of criminal offenses. M…