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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...
Florida Legislators Try to Ban Assault Rifles

Florida Legislators Try to Ban Assault Rifles

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The AR-15 assault rifle has become one of the most controversial figures in modern American politics. Many that are pro-gun control want the AR-15 and all other assault rifles banned completely. The argument is that mass shootings will be m...
Ethics in 2019

Ethics in 2019

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Public Discourse “If It Bleeds, It Leads” The media is not what it once was. Gone are the days when neighbors and families gathered around a tv screen at home, the local diner, or bar to hear breaking news or catch up on recent...
Ohio Violent Offender Registry

Ohio Violent Offender Registry

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In 2016, Sierah Catherine Joughin, a junior at the University of Toledo, was kidnapped and murdered by a repeat violent offender. The Ohio legislature implemented a new law this year that would force violent offenders like the one that kill...
Expanding the Compassionate Use Act In Texas

Expanding the Compassionate Use Act In Texas

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Texas believe it or not, has legalized marijuana for medicinal use.  The Texas legislature passed the Compassionate Use Act (CUA) in 2015 but you would be hard-pressed to find anyone that is covered under the law. The CUA is very much ...
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