The preliminary results of a study completed by the Urban Institute suggest that officers do not use less force after they begin wearing body cameras.
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit issued a decision with profound implications for consumer privacy protection law. In FTC v. AT&T Mobility (9th Cir. Aug. 29, 2016), a 3-judge panel of the 9th Circuit held that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lacks jurisdiction over companies that engage in common carrier activity. The result is that there is now a gaping hole in consumer privacy protection law.
Imagine living in a world where your government is not allowed to protect you. A world in which your family and yourself could be brutally victimized while your government has no power to interfere.
ALI President Designate and Duke Law School Dean David F. Levi recently held a roundtable to address the ongoing impact that court fines and fees, and bail practices have on communities – especially the economically disadvantaged – across the United States.
The Sixth Edition of the Trial Manual for the Defense of Criminal Cases is now available.
In another move toward sentencing reform, California voters approved Proposition 57, The California Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements Initiative.