Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice | AG | Department of Justice
— Read on www.justice.gov/ag/presidential-commission-law-enforcement-and-administration-justice
CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF KANSAS No. 18–6135. Argued October 7, 2019—Decided March 23, 2020
This case is about States having the right to deny the Insanity Defense – See Syllabus HERE
See original post on Kahler v Kansas HERE
Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty is a network of political and social conservatives who question the alignment of capital punishment with conservative principles and values.
We come to this issue for a variety of reasons:
- Some of us believe that small government and the death penalty don’t go together, especially when we compare the high costs of capital punishment to life without possibility of release.
- Some of us don’t trust the state to get it right. We already know that some innocent people have been sentenced to death, and for others it may already be too late.
- Some of us are disturbed by the roller coaster for family members of murder victims, or wonder why we’re investing so much in a system that doesn’t keep us any safer than the alternatives.
- Some of us believe that the death penalty contradicts our values about protecting life.
- And for many other reasons…
Early data suggests criminal incidents are down in several cities under stay-at-home orders.
— Read on www.themarshallproject.org/2020/03/27/as-coronavirus-surges-crime-declines-in-some-cities
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw stressed Wednesday that the temporary policy does not mean the department is turning a blind eye to crime.
— Read on www.fox29.com/news/philadelphia-police-to-delay-arrests-for-certain-non-violent-crimes.amp
We now live in a time of cancellations and closings. Most seriously, our public schools are now closed, no longer serving the 1.1 million city children who usually attend. Also shuttered are some of our principal entertainments and iconic distractions. Bars and restaurants, for instance, cannot serve sitting customers, only make deliveries.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-justice-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-20200316-ovskg6k3abfwrgqjjwnhyeuygq-story.html