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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

What's hot in criminal justice policy?

I am starting a new criminal justice policy class tonight and the news media rarely discuss this issue.

So I jumped on Google News to see what is trending right now on that topic. These are the top results.

There is some interesting stuff here, but nothing ground-breaking. If you pay attention to criminal justice policy, you already know most of this. If not, your eyes are about to be opened!
  1. New training to enhance police response to domestic violence calls

    YNN - Sarah Blazonis - 2 hours ago
    The State Division of Criminal Justice Services offered a two-day ... It focused on changes to the statewide policy for dealing with domestic incidents. ...
  2. Local law enforcement learn new policies for domestic violence ...

    WKTV - Joleen Ferris - 3 hours ago
    ... NY (WKTV) - Officials with the State Department of Criminal Justice ... law enforcement a new policy for police response to domestic violence calls. ...
  3. THC driving limits: Could work group meeting today give life to ...

    Westword (blog) - Michael Roberts - 4 hours ago
    ... under Governor Ritter's administration to the Drug Policy Task Force, ... of Criminal Justice, 700 Kipling Street, in the fourth floor meeting room. ...
  4. Stanislaus homes policy is approved

    Modesto Bee - Garth Stapley - 15 hours ago
    The county hired Crout & Sida Criminal Justice Consultants three years ago, agreeing to pay $128700 for drawings. Various amendments such as Tuesday's have ...
  5. Cops under-reporting domestic violence

    Independent Online - 10 hours ago
    Further, “jerking on synergy of all components” of government's criminal justice cluster of ministries was also imperative to uproot gender-based violence. ...
  6. REGION: Hunter bill would speed up illegal immigrant deportation cases

    North County Times - 16 hours ago
    Under the policy announced last week, President Barack Obama's administration said it wants the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department ...
    Blog: Obama Administration Can Improve Immigration Policy in Many WaysForbes (blog)
    Young immigrant buoyed by change in deportation policyWinston-Salem Journal
    City Council Challenges Obama Administration on DeportationsGotham Gazette
    Jamaica Gleaner - Florida Independent
    all 207 news articles »

    New York Daily News
  7. When Mark Kleiman Isn't Writing About Criminal Justice and Drug ...

    National Review Online - Reihan Salam - Aug 12, 2011
    The politics of grinding those who disagree with us into the dust isn't likely to help us achieve better policy outcomes.
  8. Airport Screening Policy: Repression or Discretion?

    MWC News - William John Cox - 1 day ago
    A reasonable and practical balance in airport security screening policy ... college graduate with a degree in criminal justice and who earned his or her way ...

    MWC News
  9. 176 parolees off sex-offender list

    Austin American-Statesman (blog) - Mike Ward - 6 days ago
    Jason Clark, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, ... Parole officials had not commented publicly on the about-face in policy, ...
    Local: Court ruling prompts sex offender status changeHouston Chronicle
    all 47 news articles »
  10. Overloaded Public Defense Systems 'Jeopardizing The Fairness of ...

    Juvenile Justice Information Exchange - Chandra R. Thomas - 1 day ago
    As such, defenders should be actively engaged in the policymaking process for criminal justice policies as equal partners in the justice system. ...

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