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Criminal Justice
June 20, 2019
Michigan House Considers Reforming ‘Good Moral Character’ Clauses
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
Criminal Justice
June 7, 2019
Utah ‘Clean Slate’ Law Will Expunge Convictions for Nonviolent Offenses
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
Education
May 22, 2019
Congress Considers D.C. Child Safety Account Bill
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
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Criminal Justice
May 21, 2019
Colorado Eliminates Bail for Petty Crimes
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
Law
April 4, 2019
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Advances in Michigan Legislature
Proposed law would require probable cause for civil asset forfeiture
Criminal Justice
March 21, 2019
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Under Consideration in Texas Legislature
Texas’ current civil asset forfeiture laws are rated among the worst in the nation.

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Criminal Justice
June 20, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Overly broad morals clauses can create a barrier to gainful employment.
June 7, 2019
By Jake Grant
Measure passed unanimously by state legislature automates the process of expunging criminal records.
May 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett
H.R. 2538 would establish a Child Safety Account (CSA) program in the District of Columbia.
May 21, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Colorado has enacted a law eliminating pretrial bail for cases involving minor offenses.
April 4, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
Proposed law would require probable cause for civil asset forfeiture
March 21, 2019
Texas’ current civil asset forfeiture laws are rated among the worst in the nation.
March 19, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The legislation would provide immunity from civil lawsuits by the perpetrators of violent crimes.
March 18, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
'Red Flag' laws raise concerns about constitutional rights
March 13, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
civil asset forfeiture laws allow the police to confiscate property
March 4, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
DOJ reverses its 2011 opinion that the law applies only to sports betting