Cops & Courts

6:08pm

Thu June 5, 2014
Cops & Courts

Alameda County grapples with implementing Laura’s Law

If implemented, Laura’s Law would allow courts to compel those suffering from severe mental illness to outpatient treatment.
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The shooting at Seattle Pacific University marks the latest gun-related tragedy in the U.S. It follows the attacks in Isla Vista at UC Santa Barbara. The country is talking about whether or not to require treatment for the severely mentally ill. In California, this has been an ongoing conversation, ever since the creation of Laura’s Law.

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12:00am

Wed May 28, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Is the bail bond system broken?

  

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12:00am

Wed May 21, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How is the public defense system working?

  

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11:27am

Thu May 8, 2014

Youth Radio: Double charged - the true cost of juvenile justice

From our partners at Youth Radio
Follow the paper trail and explore our interactive resources as Youth Radio goes behind the scenes, uncovering the true cost of the changing juvenile justice system. top radio Reporting Each year, almost 1.5 million teens, many of them low-income, are arrested in the United States.

6:02pm

Mon May 5, 2014

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