Kenney’s order claims “openness and transparency”… Almost

The decision to release information about complaints made against Philadelphia police officers is a step in the right direction. Photo via Time.

IN OTHER NEWS

(Criminal justice news deserving of an in-depth look.)

Juvenile lifers are being resentenced following the Supreme Court’s mandate, but justice looks different across state lines. Photo from AP.
  • Associated Press: “AP Exclusive: Parole for young lifers inconsistent across US”
  • Juvenile Law Center: “Unlocking Youth: Legal Strategies to End Solitary Confinement in Juvenile Facilities”
  • Washington Post: “Fired and Rehired: Police chiefs are often forced to put officers fired for misconduct back on the streets”

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