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  • Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology Must Be Stopped
    Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology Must Be Stopped

    As our society continues to reckon with the police state we have created for ourselves and ask long overdue questions about the proper role of police in that society, technology continues to pose new ...

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  • The Policing Problem in America
    The Policing Problem in America

    We have a problem in this county. Well, we have more than a few. However, as I write this, our cities are burning. Some view this as a race problem. Others view it as a police problem. I view it as ...

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  • Silver Linings of Covid-19 in the Criminal Justice Field
    Silver Linings of Covid-19 in the Criminal Justice Field

    As in any crisis or tragedy, as we sit trying to figure out how to deal with the unprecedented impact of the Covid pandemic, we also look for silver linings. One hope is that by endangering so much of ...

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  • The Zo
    The Zo

    This post isn’t so much a blog of my original thoughts so much as a recommendation. I recently came across an incredible series of videos produced by The Marshall Project entitled “The Zo.” The ...

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  • New Law Update
    New Law Update

    Eyewitness identifications are one of the most common causes of wrongful convictions. Data published by the Innocence Project indicates that a full 75% of convictions later overturned by DNA evidence ...

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  • Juveniles and Miranda Rights
    Juveniles and Miranda Rights

    Effective at the beginning of 2018, California law now requires that any juvenile under the age of 16 be permitted to consult with a lawyer prior to any custodial interrogation and even before they ...

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