Connecticut Considers Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders to 21

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Should 18, 19 and 20-year-olds be treated as juveniles instead of adults in the criminal justice system? The governor of Connecticut thinks so and has introduced a juvenile justice reform plan that would increase the age that young offenders would be processed through adult courts to 21. If […]

Mass. Supreme Court To Decide On Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Massachusetts’ highest court is set to make a historic decision that will affect the enforcement of marijuana-related offenses across the state. In The Commonwealth v.  Thomas J. Gerhardt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court is called upon to address an issue of first impression – how to accurately measure the […]

State Failed to Disclose Rampant Nursing Home Abuse

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The District Attorney General of Sullivan County, Barry Staubus, says the failure of the Tennessee Department of Health to notify his office of alleged incidents of abuse has compromised any criminal investigation by the DA’s office. In a statement, Staubus said his office only learned of the horrific […]

Granny Cams: The Right to Privacy vs the Right to Not Be Abused

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit As the baby boom generation ages, and the nursing home population increases, so are the incidents and reports regarding nursing home abuse and neglect. Many families, concerned that their elderly loved one is being abused, have taken the steps to install hidden cameras – often referred to as […]