What's on our radar this week

February 09, 2016 What’s on our radar this week posted byJuvenile Law Center Each week, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here’s what we’ve been reading: In a new video,#WhenIWas18, celebrities support a campaign aimed at raising awareness forfoster youth who are at risk of “aging out”of […]

Impeachment | Problem 22

Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct. D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for years and that in his opinion, D is a truthful person. Is Ws testimony proper? […]

***Update*** Two-Vehicle Crash in Preston

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE – generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY ————————————————————————— Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299 (208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068 For Immediate Release: 02/13/16 7:30 p.m. Please direct questions to the District Office Updated Release: At approximately 1:30 p.m. this […]

What's on our radar this week

February 09, 2016 What’s on our radar this week posted byJuvenile Law Center Each week, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here’s what we’ve been reading: In a new video,#WhenIWas18, celebrities support a campaign aimed at raising awareness forfoster youth who are at risk of “aging out”of […]

Will Texas follow suit?

Last week, President Obama boldly banned the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons. He also banned its use in cases of low level infractions for adult offenders and announced his goal of expanding mental health treatment in federal prisons. These reforms altogether are expected to impact nearly 10,000 people in federal facilities. […]

Impeachment | Problem 22

Prosecution of D for disorderly conduct. D testifies the he was acting normally, and that complaints about his conduct were exaggerated. The prosecutor elects not to cross-examine him. Then D calls W to testify that he has known D for years and that in his opinion, D is a truthful person. Is Ws testimony proper? […]

How the Criminal Justice System Works, from Arrest to Trial

Many people are fortunate enough to only understand the criminal justice system through TV shows and the news. Because they’ve never been through the rigors of a criminal charge and trial, they’re not familiar with how the process works, and what order everything happens in. If you were previously one of these fortunate people, but […]

Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation

Judges will often waive jail time and place drivers on probation when theyre charged with a first-offense DUI in Los Angeles. But some people dont appreciate that kind of leniency; they take advantage of it. Whats worse, the ingrates often dont receive any punishment. Ethan Couch of Tarrant County, Texas, made international headlines after his […]