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Poster Child of DACA Facing Deportation Once Again

Posted by Steve Karimi | May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

In previous blog posts we've referenced “dreamers” - undocumented youth who have protection status under Obama's Deferred Action for Children Arrivals” program - and the current risk of their deportation under the current administration. The story of Juan Manuel made headlines last month when he ...

Youth and False Confessions

Posted by Steve Karimi | Apr 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

A total of 166 people were exonerated for wrongful convictions in the country last year, setting a new record for the highest number of people absolved in a year's time, according to a summary by the National Registry of Exonerations. Approximately 25% of these convictions were advanced by false ...

Harsh Sentences For Teens In Candy Robbery Overturned

Posted by Steve Karimi | Apr 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Washington Supreme Court has overturned a pair of over-punitive sentences for two Tacoma teens. Five teens were initially charged for the string of armed robberies that took place on Halloween 2012. Zyion Houston Sconiers, 17, Treson Roberts, 16, Amancio Tolbert, 16, and two juvenile responde...

Police Falsify Drug Test Results, Detain Man For 48 Days

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A miscarriage of justice can unfold in a number of ways, but among the most appalling is fabricated evidence. Recently, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a man entangled in a 2011 drug debacle in Illinois; the man was unjustly held in police custody for over a month and a half. The man's case t...

King County Proposes Alternative To Jail For Youths

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lawmakers have been wrestling with the question of the best avenue of recourse for youthful offenders. In December, the Department of Construction and Inspections approved King County's request to build a new youth jail and courthouse. The county faced opposition from activists who opposed both t...

East Coast Rocked By Mass Arrests of Crooked Cops

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The tables have turned after multiple groups of police officers were arrested for criminal activity along the East Coast in recent weeks. First, a dozen officers were found to be involved in an interstate drug ring that ran between Virginia and North Carolina, known as "Operation Rockfish." The o...

New Bill Seeks Crackdown For Prohibited Gun Buyers

Posted by Steve Karimi | Feb 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

House Bill 1501, a bipartisan effort, debuted on January 23rd in the Washington legislature. The bill would put a number of new provisions in place regarding the attempted illegal purchase of firearms in the state. Approximately 3,900 individuals tried and failed to purchase a gun in 2015 because...

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