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S.C. to Review Issue of Life Sentences for Minors

May 23, 2016 | Met News
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a recently enacted law giving youthful offenders serving life sentences an opportunity for parole brings the state into compliance with a U.S. Supreme Court decision barring mandatory life-without-parole sentencing for crimes committed by juveniles.

Machine Bias

May 23, 2016 | ProPublica
There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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