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Assemblymember Irwin Announces Legislation On Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

Assemblymember Irwin Announces Legislation On Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) joined Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub and Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko this morning to announce her plans to introduce legislation to respond to the recent occurrences of brazen organized retail theft in California. “We have all seen the news accounts of store clerks being […]

Criminal Justice Reform Needs To Catch Up With The Meaning Of “Public”

Criminal Justice Reform Needs To Catch Up With The Meaning Of “Public”

  by Thomas L. Knapp “Join me,” US Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) tweeted on November 29, “in demanding the #GhislaineMaxwellTrial be public.” In reply, attorney (and former Libertarian National Committee chair) Nicholas Sarwark tweeted “Is the Congresswoman unaware that all Federal criminal trials are public, as required by our Constitution?” Mr. Sarwark is correct, […]

Historic Number Of Prosecutions Related To Domestic Terrorism In 2020

Historic Number Of Prosecutions Related To Domestic Terrorism In 2020

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter The number of federal prosecutions of cases classified as domestic terrorism reached a historic high following the death of George Floyd in May 2020, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse reported Monday. Over 180 prosecutions of cases including domestic terrorism charges were filed across the U.S. in 2020, the highest number since tracking […]