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Criminal Punishments for Officials that Create Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Criminal Punishments for Officials that Create Sanctuary Cities in Texas

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As the President declares a national emergency to circumvent congress and obtain funds to build a wall along the U.S. Mexico border, the debate on immigration has reached a fever pitch. Whether the wall proves to be an effective deterrent t...
Extending the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault in Florida

Extending the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault in Florida

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More so than the black lives matter movement, more so than the debate on abortion, and more so than climate change, the #MeToo movement dominated public discourse last year. Ever since the #MeToo firestorm erupted in light of the revelation...
Questions Remain Three Months After Botched Raid in Houston

Questions Remain Three Months After Botched Raid in Houston

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A botched police raid in Houston three months ago left two suspects dead and five HPD officers wounded after a harrowing shootout. The shootout happened on January 28th, when officers with HPD’s Squad 15 narcotics task force, conducte...
Ending Solitary Confinement for Youthful Offenders

Ending Solitary Confinement for Youthful Offenders

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Chapo Guzman, the notorious drug kingpin of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel was found guilty of all charges in the Eastern District of New York related to his role in what was the biggest drug empire to date. His potential punishment? Life in...
New York s New Budget Includes Criminal Justice Reform

New York s New Budget Includes Criminal Justice Reform

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At the end of last month, Governor Cuomo announced the passing of a $175 million budget for the 2020 financial year. Of the provisions of the budget are three major criminal justice reforms for the state. The reforms include, eliminating ba...
Proposed Iowa Law Could Reduce Underaged Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

Proposed Iowa Law Could Reduce Underaged Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

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An alarming amount of young people who are underaged are drinking alcohol in the state of Iowa. Surveys and research on young people in the state show that the youth of Iowa have as many issues with alcohol abuse as adults. The great fear o...
Possible New Consequences for DWI Test Refusal in Minnessota

Possible New Consequences for DWI Test Refusal in Minnessota

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Most people who consider themselves law abiding citizens may have never even dreamed of committing a crime. Driving while intoxicated, however, is an all too common offense and lawmakers are always looking for new ways to reduce the number ...
Utah Sex Assault and Domestic Violence Mobile App

Utah Sex Assault and Domestic Violence Mobile App

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The overwhelming majority of sexual assault victims stay silent about what has happened to them. A study of women in Utah found that 39.6 percent reported experiencing physical violence, rape, and/or stalking. Utah has a population of over ...
Stop and Frisks and the Decline of Crime in New York

Stop and Frisks and the Decline of Crime in New York

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The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced that the city experienced an all-time low in crime for the first quarter of this year. Compared to the first quarter of last year, total crimes dropped 7.3 percent.  Overall crime for the...
NHTSA Releases Truck Accident Stats Early

NHTSA Releases Truck Accident Stats Early

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released their preliminary data for accidents involving large trucks, semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and buses. Every year the NHTSA releases various reports and statistics rega...
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