Saturday, March 31, 2012

Should Incarcerated Pregnant Women be Shackled?

My answer is no. The bill prohibiting this practice has now landed on Governor Scott's desk. The bill, if signed into law, will establish humane and uniform rules for the treatment of pregnant women who are incarcerated in any prison, jail or detention in Florida. Read all about it here. 

Friday, March 23, 2012

Know your Rights (or not)

Interesting case, how well informed do you have to be about your rights before you plead guilty to a misdemeanor?

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Go To Trial: Crash the System

The premise of this article is that if more people exercised their right to a trial, the criminal justice system coulod not handle the consequences. Very interesting.