Category Archives: Criminal Law

Bill Cosby Found Guilty of Sexual Assault in Retrial

Content and information from New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/26/arts/television/bill-cosby-guilty-retrial.html?emc=edit_th_180427&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=425921520427 NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A jury found Bill Cosby guilty Thursday of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home near here 14 years ago, capping the downfall of one of the world’s best-known entertainers, and offering a measure of satisfaction to the dozens of women who…
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Governor Jerry Brown Signs Sweeping Legislation to Reform the Juvenile Justice System in California

In late 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed nine bills reforming the juvenile justice system in California by placing a greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation, and maintaining family cohesion. The new laws increase parole opportunities and ease punishment for people who committed crimes as children or teens. Notable bills include SB 395, SB 394, and AB…
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Remarks by Attorney General Sessions to Law Enforcement About the Opioid Epidemic

Attorney General Sessions Made Remarks to Law Enforcement About the Opioid Epidemic in Harrisburg, PA on Friday. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery. ~ Thank you, Bruce, for that kind introduction, and thank you for your more than 30 years of service to the Department of Justice. Bruce, I also want to thank…
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