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Feb
Law

A Software Flaw in Arizona Is Keeping People Behind Bars

Thousands of incarcerated people in Arizona have been kept behind bars by a software glitch, according to a report by KJZZ broadcast Monday. Anonymous whistleblowers from the Arizona Department of Corrections whistleblowers leaked details about the situation to the Phoenix NPR member station. Arizona has the fifth highest imprisonment rate in the country, and its incarcerated people are mostly nonviolent… Continue reading A Software Flaw in Arizona Is Keeping People Behind Bars

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26
Feb
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New York grand jury votes not to indict police officers for Daniel Prude death

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A grand jury in New York state voted not to indict police officers for the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died of asphyxiation while in police custody in March 2020 in the upstate city of Rochester, state Attorney General Letitia James said on Tuesday. Prude’s family obtained body-worn… Continue reading New York grand jury votes not to indict police officers for Daniel Prude death

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26
Feb
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You no longer have to be a lawyer to practice law in Arizona. That’s good and bad

Opinion: New rules in Arizona allow non-lawyers to practice law and invest in a lawfirm. There may be benefits but also plenty of unintended consequences. New rules allow nonlawyers to practice law and own law firms in Arizona. This welcomed revolution in access to justice will have profound effects on the justice system and legal profession. And like all… Continue reading You no longer have to be a lawyer to practice law in Arizona. That’s good and bad

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