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  • Young Coloradans More Likely to Use Cannabis and Drive, Survey Finds

    Opinion Editorial: The Need for Reform in Criminal Justice The Need for Reform in Criminal Justice Introduction The criminal justice system is supposed to be just, fair, and impartial. However, the reality is far from this. For many years, the criminal justice system has been plagued by issues such as racial bias, overly punitive sentences, […] More

  • Do Stricter Bail Laws Really Lower Crime? Research Says No

    Opinion Editorial: Legalization of Marijuana The Arguments for the Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a controversial substance. The plant is made up of chemicals that can have psychoactive effects and has been classified as a Schedule I drug in the United States since the 1970s. Despite its illegal status at the […] More

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    Senators shape omnibus bill to alter crime laws – VTDigger

    Vermont May Delay Raise the Age Legislation Until 2025 Vermont officials are considering a delay to “Raise the Age” legislation, which raises the age at which young offenders can remain in juvenile proceedings. The new age is due to be implemented in July 2021, but there are concerns that the state’s Department for Children and […] More

  • US Supreme Court Hears Case That Could Impact Interstate Pollution

    Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Ohio v. Environmental Protection Agency The debate over the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2023 “Good Neighbor” plan was heard in the Supreme Court on Wednesday in the case of Ohio v. Environmental Protection Agency. The plan aimed to address air pollution in 23 states that was impacting other states located downwind […] More

  • Seattle Seahawks alum Richard Sherman suspected of DUI arrest

    Opinion Editorial: The Need for Stricter DUI Laws The Need for Stricter DUI Laws Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol is a serious offense that not only endangers the life of the driver, but also the lives of others on the road. In the United States, thousands of people are killed every […] More

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    ABOR Reveals 2024 Regents Cup Judges for Prestigious Award!

    Regents’ Cup Celebrates Free Speech and Civil Debate Regents’ Cup Celebrates Free Speech and Civil Debate About the Competition The Arizona Board of Regents has announced that over 40 judges will be participating in the fifth annual Regents’ Cup, a tri-university speech and debate competition designed to celebrate free speech while encouraging participants to remain […] More

  • DUI Lawyer Rachel Kugel Reveals Insights on New Jersey Sobriety Rules

    New Jersey’s stringent DUI laws: A comprehensive overview Introduction DUI and DWI offenses continue to be a significant concern in New Jersey’s legal landscape. These traffic offenses can have severe consequences, including imprisonment, hefty fines, and license suspensions. Rachel Kugel, a prominent DUI lawyer at The Kugel Law Firm, sheds light on the complexities of […] More

  • California Eases Affordable Housing Construction on Church Property

    Church Conversions in California: A New Solution to Housing Shortages? The Church-to-Housing Trend The church-to-housing trend is taking hold across California thanks to a new state law, Senate Bill 4 (SB 4). This law makes it easier for places of worship to be converted into housing, streamlining the permitting process and overriding local zoning restrictions. […] More

  • Judge Orders Partial Removal of Rock Dam on Puyallup River in Tacoma News Tribute

    The Unjust Consequences of Criminalizing Poverty The Background In the United States, the criminal justice system disproportionately punishes individuals who are living in poverty. Those who are unable to pay for their legal fees, bail, or other court-related costs often end up incarcerated, leading to a cycle of poverty and imprisonment that is difficult to […] More

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