Legislature to vet charter schools, criminal justice reform – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Legislature to vet charter schools, criminal justice reform – McClatchy Washington Bureau

McClatchy Washington BureauLegislature to vet charter schools, criminal justice reformMcClatchy Washington BureauBut that cooperative spirit could be challenged by criminal justice reform, an idea embraced by reform-minded Republicans while facing skepticism from the more traditional wing of the party. The goal is to reduce the state’s prison population by making …and more »

Making a Murderer Defense Attorney Jerry Buting Assails Criminal Justice System in New Book – PEOPLE.com

Making a Murderer Defense Attorney Jerry Buting Assails Criminal Justice System in New Book – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comMaking a Murderer Defense Attorney Jerry Buting Assails Criminal Justice System in New BookPEOPLE.comLong before he became a household name as Steven Avery’s lawyer in the Netflix true crime series Making a Murderer, Jerry Buting was treasurer for “Ass Kickers, Inc.” — a consortium of hard-partying college pals, responsible for some of the wildest …and more »

President Obama’s Legacy Of Criminal Justice Reform: Reducing Disparity And Increasing Opportunity – Huffington Post

President Obama’s Legacy Of Criminal Justice Reform: Reducing Disparity And Increasing Opportunity – Huffington Post

Huffington PostPresident Obama’s Legacy Of Criminal Justice Reform: Reducing Disparity And Increasing OpportunityHuffington PostMore than any other president, Obama took a broad look at the multi-dimensional problems in our criminal justice system through a personal lens. He doubled down on criminal justice reform; the incarceration rate fell an estimated 5 percent after …