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Blog Posts in 2018

Ending Tackle Football for Children

I read an article yesterday that broke my heart. You can read it here and you should, but in case you do not have time, it is about a family whose son sustained a traumatic brain injury as a twelve ...
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Good Cop, Bad Cop

I do not know how we fix the inherent bias that so many of the citizens who sit as jurors in this nation have in favor of law enforcement. It seems no amount of stories confirming what should be ...
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Larry Krasner - Winds of Change

Last November, the voters in Philadelphia, PA did something unprecedented. They elected a District Attorney who ran on a campaign promise to incarcerate fewer people, to be less aggressive in charging ...
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Interrogating Children

It may surprise you to learn that despite all we know about the development of the adolescent brain, until very recently, children were essentially treated like adults in police interrogations. ...
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The Anatomy of Criminal Cases: Filing & Arraignment

In previous entries in this series, I discussed the various steps that lead up to the actual filing of a criminal complaint. Today we will look at the charging documents that initiate and sustain a ...
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Jose Ines Garcia Zarate Acquittal

At the end of November, a jury in San Francisco acquitted Jose Ines Garcia Zarate of the murder of Kate Steinle. As anyone who has not been living under a rock for the last month knows, uproar ensued. ...
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New Law Regarding Sealing Arrest Records

The end of 2017 was a tremendous time for criminal justice reform in California. Governor Brown signed into law a number of laws that will have real impact in swinging the pendulum back towards the ...
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