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Monthly Archives: November 2014
This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for many things about this past year:
As we near the end of November 2014, the Indiana Department of Correction has yet to post any 2014 inspection reports for the detention centers around the state. The 2013 inspection report are available here.
Twenty-five years ago, on November 20, 1989, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. To date, the only two nations that have not signed and ratified the document are Somalia and the United States.
So often, once a child is put into the juvenile system — whether as a CHINS or a juvenile delinquent — the parents are swept to the side as others make decisions about what is best for the child and … Continue reading
Today, we crossed a threshold as our 500th follower joined our little group. I am grateful for each of you, and know that the count is artificially low, as it does not include those who read the blog on LinkedIn, Google+, … Continue reading
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) released a report based on a study of discovery violations, “Material Indifference: How Courts are Impeding Fair Disclosure in Criminal Cases,” which was “produced jointly with the VERITAS Initiative at Santa Clara Law School.”