LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Video Link: Aaron Spolin Analyzes the SB 775 Attorney Aaron Spolin of Spolin Law PC analyzes Criminal Law Bill SB 775, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday. (PRNewsfoto/Spolin Law PC) After spending months in the California state legislature, Senate Bill 775 was justRead More →

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan file reports with JURIST on the situation there after Kabul fell to the Taliban. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and insights. For confidentiality and security reasons, we withhold his name and institutional affiliation. The text hasRead More →

Several sections of an article co-authored by Balraj Chauhan, a member of the Home Office’s Committee for Criminal Law Reforms, are plagiarized. The article, titled “Good Governance: Search for Accountability Mechanism”, was published in the Indian Journal of Public Administration in October 2011. Chauhan was vice-chancellor of the National DharmashastraRead More →

Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]June 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): SVKM’s NMIMS, reputed to be a university, one of India’s leading educational institutions with a 40-year legacy of academic excellence, has introduced criminal law as a new majoring in his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Kirit P. Mehta School of Law (KPMSOL) in Mumbai.Read More →

In previous articles, I have argued that legal conventions form de facto common law and that de facto common law remedies many shortcomings of our statutory criminal law system. Despite these criminal law conventions, however, significant problems of over-criminalization remain. Generally speaking, problems of over-criminalization arise in areas of criminalRead More →

In this article, I want to explore in more depth two characteristics of criminal law conventions: custom and obligation. There are two main theories of the common law. The predominant theory today, influenced by realistic jurists, is that the common law is a form of jurisprudential law, that is, judgesRead More →

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles’ new chief prosecutor, a reformer, said Friday it’s time to remove young offenders from California’s harsh career criminal law, which can significantly extend their prison sentences. later in life. District Attorney George Gascón, who heads the nation’s largest prosecutors’ office, backed pending legislation thatRead More →

Saturday, February 27, 2021 On December 26, 2020, the twenty-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of China voted to adopt “Amendment to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China (11)” (中华人民共和国 刑法修正案 (十一)), which will come into force on March 1, 2021.Read More →

Zoe Berg, photo editor On February 18, the Yale Cyber ​​Leadership Forum hosted a virtual discussion titled “Criminal Law Enforcement Across National Borders.” The session, open to the general public on Zoom, was the second of seven bi-weekly Thursday webinars this semester designed to bridge the gap between the legal,Read More →

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 On December 26, 2020, the twenty-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of China voted to adopt “Amendment to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China (11)” (中华人民共和国 刑法修正案 (十一)), which will come into force on March 1, 2021.Read More →

Credit: Martha Stewart Christopher Lewis, a political philosopher and specialist in the criminal legal system, has been appointed assistant professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective January 1. Lewis’s research explores how law, particularly criminal law, can be administered more fairly in response to social and economic inequality inRead More →

According to studies, 1 in 3 Americans age 18 and older have a criminal record. These cases can have serious repercussions on the lives of those who have been arrested or convicted. Having a criminal record can complicate your personal, professional and family life. Criminal convictions can prevent you fromRead More →

Her list of references doesn’t mean she’s as intimidating as she looks; friendly and inviting, it’s baffling how cool Aleksandra stays when you think about the pressure she works under. Speaking to her for our Women in Law edition, we explain why criminal law is dominated by men and whyRead More →

Brae Lewis, 17, and his girlfriend, Kyesha Finemore, 15, have had a tumultuous relationship involving frequent arguments and even physical abuse. But one fateful day in May 2016, the level of violence rose to a whole new level. During an argument, Brae doused his partner with gasoline before “snapping” aRead More →

Nebraska calls him a habitual criminal. This means that if someone has served time in prison for serious crimes – the third time you are caught – prosecutors can add at least 10 years to your sentence. Currently, 182 people locked up in Nebraska prisons carry the official label ofRead More →

In an article recently published in the North West Law Review titled “Democratizing Criminal Law as an Abolitionist Project,” Penn Law professor Dorothy Roberts presents an alternative vision of criminal justice. According to Dorothy Roberts, an expert on race, gender and the law, making the criminal justice systemRead More →