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Indigent Defense How Is It Working Out   video
Society & Culture  (tags: indigent defense, Gideon vs Wainwright, legal defense, public defender, reform, too high of caseload, court, prison, jail )

- 1264 days ago -
Over fifty years after the Supreme Court's Gideon vs. Wainwright ruling, many legal advocates contend that the justice system is still failing the poor. Anyone of us could be one paycheck away from needing a public defender. Reform needed.
Paul Gingerich- A 12 Year Old Should Not Be Tried in Adult Court ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, court, trial, protection, environment )

- 2953 days ago -
On April 29, 2010, Judge Duane Huffer, a Juvenile Court Judge from Kosciusko County, Indiana, ruled 12-year-old, Paul Gingerich, will be tried for murder as an adult in the shooting death of Phillip Danner, the step-father of 15-year-old Colt Lundy.
Balloon Boy's Parents Plead Guilty
Society & Culture  (tags: balloon boy, hoax, crime, court, parents )

- 3293 days ago -
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The parents accused of pulling a spectacular hoax by reporting that their 6-year-old son had floated away in a helium balloon pleaded guilty to charges in a Fort Collins, Colorado Friday morning
Indian Court Established at San Manuel
Society & Culture  (tags: indian, court, judges, swearing in, court house, culture, crime )

- 3313 days ago -
The San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians started its tribal court on Friday, swearing in judges and appellate justices and establishing a third branch of government on its reservation, part of a growing trend among California Indians.
Redskins Litigants Press Supreme Court Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, court, football team, name )

- 3344 days ago -
WASHINGTON - A group of Native Americans is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case calling for an end to the controversial trademark of the National Football League's Redskins team name and logo
Supreme Court Puts Brakes on Car Searches
Society & Culture  (tags: liberties, supreme, court, government, americans, constitution, freedoms, civil rights, good news, police, society, crime, abuse, rights, search, seizure )

- 3498 days ago -
Since 1981 police have been allowed police to search a suspect's vehicle without a warrant. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that, even when searching vehicles, police must abide by the 4th Amendment's ban on unreasonable searches and seizures.
Baby Seized By State Police From Mother's Hospital Room
Society & Culture  (tags: *grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM* DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused, Foster, Adoption, Kidnapping, I )

- 3508 days ago -
They Took Ross's Firstborn Simply Because a Neighbor Had Seen Him Playing in Fenced-in Backyard. Kyle, Was Eaten by the Foster Family's Rottweiler. Wrongful Death Suit against the Agency. DSS's Response Was to Take a Second Child, at Birth.
Michael Jackson on Court Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Jackson, Sheikh, Bahrain, King, Court, Neverland, California )

- 3648 days ago -
Michael Jackson sued by Sheikh Abdulla Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Phone Number in Texas Polygamy Case Linked to Colorado Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: US, cult, phone call, call-tip, polygamy case, polygamist sect, Texas, Colorado, court, court document )

- 3861 days ago -
A court document says one phone number used to report alleged abuse at a polygamist retreat in Texas had been used previously by a 33-year-old Colorado woman.
Prosecutor Steve Carter Strikes Back Over Aurukun Rape Case - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, rape, child, jail, prosecutors, queensland, disgrace, court, aurukun )

- 3968 days ago -
QUEENSLAND'S judiciary is in crisis, struggling under an immense workload and a "mismanaged" Department of Public Prosecutions, according to the prosecutor at the centre of controversy in a Cape York rape case.
Gang-Rape Was An Experiment: Prosecutor - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, children, child, rape, teenagers, court, gangrape, DPP, outrage )

- 3996 days ago -
The crown prosecutor in a controversial gang-rape case described the crime as "childish experimentation" and consensual "in a general sense". Cairns-based District Court judge Sarah Bradley did not record convictions against six teenage attackers and gave
Child Gang-Rape Case to Be Appealed - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: child, abuse, rape, australia, appeal, queensland, judge, court )

- 3996 days ago -
Queensland Attorney-General Kerry Shine says he will appeal the sentences given to nine males who gang-raped a 10-year-old girl in 2005. Cairns-based District Court judge Sarah Bradley did not record convictions against six of the attackers and gave three
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE -'Do Me Now or I'Ll Chop You Up'
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, woman, threat, crime, court, qld, australia, rights, abuse )

- 4094 days ago -
A MAN threatened to murder his wife and chop her up into little pieces because she failed to provide his "conjugal rights", a court was told yesterday.
Judge to Allow 42 Abuse Suits to Go to Trials - San Diego
Society & Culture  (tags: trials, usa, roman catholic, catholic, sexual abuse, court, children, San Diego, abuse )

- 4103 days ago -
A federal bankruptcy judge ordered yesterday that 42 lawsuits against San Diego's Catholic diocese be released for jury trials, moving men and women who say they were sexually abused as children closer to getting their day in court.
Councils Ready to Take Beattie on in Court
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, councils, beattie, premier, qld, court, australia, elections )

- 4111 days ago -
THE peak representative body for local councils in Queensland will be appealing against the State Government law that bans them from holding their own polls.

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