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Advocates: Time To Revamp PA Forfeiture Laws

By Tony Romeo

Harrisburg, Pa. (CBS) — Some Pennsylvania lawmakers and other advocates say the time has come to revamp laws allowing for forfeiture of property in legal cases. 146 more words


New Report Finds Philadelphia's Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally. 283 more words


PA will get away with cruel/unusual punishment if inmates are silenced.

Penn. lawmakers pass bill limiting inmates’ right to make public statements

The Pennsylvania Senate on Thursday sent to Governor Tom Corbett a bill that allows crime victims to sue to prevent inmates from making public statements that cause “mental anguish.” 212 more words