The sentencing hearing for Jussie Smollett was unique, but it can serve as a lesson for other defendants preparing for their own sentencing.
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Pamela Moses received her sentence in early February 2022. During sentencing, the Shelby County District Attorney specifically told Moses that she received jail time specifically because she insisted on a jury trial.
The Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2021 is one of several legislative attempts to counteract excessive sentencing laws.
Religious beliefs and judiciary duty shouldn't coincide. In Texas, a death-row prisoner was granted a stay of execution after he alleged his trial judge of anti-Semitic views. Read inside to know about this former judge whose anti-Semitic views landed in an unfair trial.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission introduced a Judiciary Sentencing INformation platform (JSIN) — a sentencing data tool that provides judges, defense lawyers and the public with online access to limited national sentencing data. However, JSIN isn't perfect and has many flaws.
California passes two criminal justice reform laws - The Step Forward Act and another legislation for survivors of justice. Read more to know how it contributes to the criminal justice reform in the U.S.
The Prohibiting Punishment of Acquitted Conduct Act of 2021, a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill will prohibit the use of acquitted conduct sentencing practice by various federal judges.