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Bills To Raise Adult Criminal Age To 18 Advance In Michigan

By David Eggert, Associated Press

LANSING (AP) – Seventeen-year-olds can’t vote, drop out of school or buy cigarettes in Michigan. But they’re automatically prosecuted, sentenced and locked up as adults if they commit a crime. 856 more words

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Quick hits (part II)

1) How Intel made the wrong bet on the future of technology 10 years ago.

2) Contrary to what politicians and media would have you believe “ 1,589 more words

Politics

Biggest draft steal ever

Didn’t expect an NFL Draft post from me, did you?  Well, I’m all about people and institutions acting dumb by irrational fear of marijuana use.  From Thursday night: 183 more words

Criminal Justice

A look inside the Italian jail that inmates don't want to leave

Sant’angelo dei lombardi, Italy

In the 1956 classic Italian movie, La Banda degli Onesti (The Band of Honest Men), a trio of rascals come up with a genius plan to get rich quick: print money, with the help of a 1953 Heidelberg Windmill printing machine. 906 more words

Quick hits (part I)

1) Fascinating NYT profile of a car salesman who obsessively decided to take on ISIS on-line.  And was arrested by the FBI for his efforts. 1,240 more words

Politics

Economics and Incarceration

Harsh Criminal Justice Policies Hurt The Economy, White House Says

The economy is rarely something we associate with the criminal justice system due to the other persistent issues arising. 713 more words