Archive | July, 2015

BENEFITS OF DUI COURTS

It is such a breath of fresh air to see men and women step up and take positive action to improve our criminal justice system. The introduction of drug courts and mental health courts have been a blessing on the State of Georgia in so many ways. [...]

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SUPPORT RE-ENTRY COALITIONS

In recent years, re-entry coalitions or programs have been created all across the country. In general, a re-entry coalition is an organization functioning on a local level that: 1. assists parolees reintegrate into society; 2. helps to r [...]

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AMERICA'S FIRST DETECTIVE

Today, prosecuting criminal cases is a form of art. Detectives, crime lab personnel, and district attorneys get to work with scientific evidence like DNA sampling, fingerprint analysis, and ballistics testing. Solving crimes is still diffic [...]

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SEALING JUVENILE RECORDS IN GEORGIA

Some of us, including me, did some pretty stupid things when we were kids. Since children can be prone to make mistakes as they mature, the overall purpose of the juvenile court system is to rehabilitate and treat kids, not punish them. The [...]

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AMERICA'S TOLERANCE OF DISSENT

Since the American Revolution, America has shown the highest level of human tolerance for dissenting views in world history. Dissenting views are generally defined as views of the numerical minority of people in a country or voices that speak ag [...]

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