Courts approved more than 2,400 reduced sentences under new law - Justice Department
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 More than 2,400 federal inmates have won court approval for reduced prison sentences while another 124 seriously ill prisoners have been approved for early compassionate release under a criminal justice law passed in late 2018, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said television cameras in Crown courts will “increase confidence” in the justice system. New legislation will allow cameras to film sentencing proceedings for serious offences, such as murder or terrorism, at courts across England and Wales, including the...
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said judges must resist the temptation to bend their rulings to racial, religious or partisan preferences. Thomas gave... USATODAY.com Also reported by •engadget •Seattle Times