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June 20, 2019

John Arnold at the Forbes Healthcare Summit in New York City. VICTORIA ENGBLOM PHOTOGRAPHY

Each year, almost half a million Americans accused of crimes are jailed before they are put on trial.  Many land in jail not because they are a flight risk or at risk of committin...

June 5, 2019

"When we have an opportunity to correct errors, we should do so," a prosecutor said.

Hubert Myers and Clifford Williams Jr.Florida Department of Corrections

ORLANDO, Fla. — An uncle and nephew who had been imprisoned for 42 years for a Florida murder were vindicated Thur...

October 17, 2017

A Michigan judge has granted parental rights to a convicted sex offender, providing the man with access to a child born from the nearly decade-old alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl, the victim’s lawyer said.

Sanilac County Circuit Judge Gregory Ross made the decision a...

July 27, 2017

Desirae M. Glatfelter says she feared a sexual assault and acted in self-defense when she bit down on the man’s tongue, severing about an inch from the tip.

Prosecutors say there was no assault; she was simply upset and continued her loud, profane and unruly behavior we...

February 11, 2017

(WXYZ) - New laws in 2017 will raise fees, wages and expand on existing regulations. 

On January 1st, the minimum wage increases from $8.50 to $8.90 per hour. You’ll likely need every penny.

In 2017 you’ll be paying more at the pump, gas tax is increasing more than 7 cen...

February 11, 2017

Substance Abuse and Driving

When you drink alcohol, or use other drugs, and drive, you endanger your life, and the lives of your passengers and others on the road. Each year, thousands of people are killed or permanently disabled because someone drove while intoxicated...

February 11, 2017

THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (EXCERPT)
Act 175 of 1927



762.11 Criminal offense by individual between ages 17 and 24; assignment to status of youthful trainee; consent of prosecuting attorney; exceptions; employment or school attendance; electronic monitoring; defini...

February 11, 2017

A bill intended to give underage drinkers a second chance passed overwhelmingly in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Under the legislation that passed on a 105-1 vote, a first minor in possession of alcohol offense would become a civil infraction, punishabl...

June 7, 2016

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/06/state_house_approves_75_mph_sp.html

Motorists could travel 75 mph on stretches of Michigan's rural highways under legislation narrowly approved Wednesday in the state House of Representatives.

"Our roads were designed for 75 mp...

June 7, 2016

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory/wp/2016/01/20/americans-are-bargaining-away-their-innocence/

The presumption of innocence helps to combat prejudice and prejudging in the U.S. criminal justice system. But because plea bargains have supplanted trials in our...

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