Compensation costs of wrongful convictions keep spiraling up and up. This time its in DC.
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Roger’s note: some of us remember the days when it was joked that the American Communist Party would go broke if the undercover FBI agent members failed to pay their dues. 1,428 more words
Scott Silverii, PhD has been in law enforcement for over 22 years and since 2011 has served as chief of police in Thibodaux, LA. He has often challenged the traditions of law enforcement with progressive leadership centered on community service, accountability and an intelligence-led ideology. 213 more words
February 28, 2015 – Yesterday Washington D.C. Superior Court Judge Neal E. Kravitz ordered $9.2 million be paid by the District to Kirk L. Odom, 52, in compensation for more than 21 years of imprisonment after he was wrongfully convicted of a 1981 Capital Hill rape and burglary. 403 more words
Los Angeles court Commissioner Catherine Pratt focuses a significant amount of her time on the bench dealing with sex-trafficking cases. Recently the Los Angeles times did a piece on Pratt that highlighted some of the work that she has done in regards to teen sex-trafficking. 344 more words