WASHINGTON — During a break in a basketball game to raise money for charity, Shon Hopwood told some of his Georgetown law students it felt different than the last time he was on a court: When he played basketball in ...Read More »
Now that the new state budget deal has been worked out, the legal community is taking stock of what’s in it for them, and the reviews are mixed. In a broad-stroke endorsement of all the criminal justice reform initiatives included ...Read More »
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest criminal justice reform proposals got mixed reviews from the local legal community. As part of a series of regional State of the State speeches in which he has outlined proposals on several far-ranging issues, Cuomo on ...Read More »
President Barack Obama is spending his final few weeks in the White House trying to do what he can to preserve his legacy. Across social media, in public addresses and exit interviews, the first black president of the United States ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Hopes for overhauling the nation’s criminal justice system have faded in Congress this year, undercut by a rash of summer shootings involving police and the pressure of election-year politics. Republicans, including Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn ...
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