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criminal justice


  Thomas Giovanni on better legal representation for the poor

Essayist Thomas Giovanni of the Brennan Center for Justice talks about the need for better legal representation for poor defendants.


  Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the presumption of innocence

Jami Floyd discusses the lessons to be learned from the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case, including the prosecutors’ hasty public comments, which “serve only to undermine the presumption of innocence,” Floyd says.


  Criminal justice or social work?

The debate over special problem-solving courts for juveniles, veterans, drug abusers and even sex offenders.

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