Judicial responsibility for pretrial release decisionmaking and the information role of pretrial
- A mixed verdict on Howard Beach. // Newsweek;1/4/88, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p25
The outcome of the prosecutions of four white teens charged in the death of a black man, Michael Griffith, 23, who was chased onto a busy highway and was killed by a car. After 12 days of deliberations, the jury found three whites--Jon Lester, Scott Kern, and Jason Ladone--guilty of...
- ALABAMA: Jeffco Sets Sewer Hearing. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/19/2012, Vol. 381 Issue 33750, p7
The article reports that Jefferson County, Alabama has formally set its hearing on sewer system rates for July 24, 2012.
- TRAILS DON'T BLAZE THEMSELVES. // Backpacker;May2012, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p75
The article focuses on trails in Woolrich, Pennsylvania.
- Coup people. Stanglin, Douglas // U.S. News & World Report;4/26/93, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p16
Reports the members of the ill-fated August 1991 Soviet coup were greeted as heroes by dozens of supporters outside a Moscow courthouse the week of April 19, 1993. Coup spoiler Boris Yeltsin; Defendants complained of Prosecutor General Valentin Stepankov's tactics that violated their rights;...
- Lawyers: Have wallet, will influence. Barone, M. // U.S. News & World Report;3/19/90, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p28
Examines the importance of tort-law issues around the country which has pitted trial lawyers against business interests and which often splits politicians along party lines. Trial lawyers in California, Texas and Florida play an especially important partisan role; Attempts to set uniform...
- Whatever OJ Simpson trial is, it's certainly not the `trial of the century'. DeCourcy, Ed // New Hampshire Business Review;7/21/95, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p10
Features significant court proceedings that generated interest and media coverage during its trial stage as compared to the trial of football player O.J. Simpson. Conviction of carpenter Bruno Richard Hauptman for the kidnapping and murdering of the infant son of Charles Augustus Lindbergh;...
- Recent developments. // Corporate Legal Times;Mar97, Vol. 7 Issue 64, p6
Focuses on developments in various court cases in the United States. Reasons for the decision in the case, Incorporated Village of Cedarhurst versus Hanover Insurance Company; Information on a New Jersey superior court judge's decision in the case, Raclaur versus Allianz Insurance Company.
- Foreword. Hughes, William J. // Federal Probation;Mar1993, Vol. 57 Issue 1, preceding p1
Reports on the passage of the Pretrial Services Act of 1982. Achievement of the primary objective of the Act; Pretrial detention for the pendency of cases; Offenders and the substantial risk of continuing criminality and injury to community if released; Perspectives of the pretrial release...
- Pretrial services: A prosecutor's view. McCann, E. Michael; Weber, Douglas William // Federal Probation;Mar1993, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p18
Presents facts to clarify the need for pretrial services for identifying persons suitable for pretrial release. Monitoring and needed services during release; Enhancing trial appearance; Wisconsin Correctional Service (WCS); 1963 jail overcrowding; Medical model emphasizing institutionalization;...
- Pretrial programs: Describing the ideal. Henry, D. Alan // Federal Probation;Mar1993, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p23
Describes an `ideal' pretrial program. National standards as basis; Goals; Two areas of pretrial program; Identification and monitoring; Failure to appear or rearrest; Packed jail with pretrial detainees; Regular change for ideal pretrial program.