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​Headlines for March 2018

Philly Prosecutors Release List of Problem Officers to Keep Off Stand (WITF, March 7, 2018)

Why this Philly DA's Memo is a Game Changer for Criminal Justice Reform (Atlanta Black Star; March 21, 2018)

Headlines for April 2018


Legislation would protect current employees from criminal past (WITF, April 1, 2018)

Investigation Paints Central PA as Ground Zero in Crackdown on Undocumented Immigrants (PennLive, April 16, 2018)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Immigration Law as Too Vague, (ABC News, April 17, 2018) 

​Editorial:  PA House Should Approve Greenleaf Criminal Justice Reform (Patriot News, April 19, 2018)

Should Grand Juries Be Allowed to Criticize?  (Allentown Morning Call, April 19, 2018)

State Sextortion Bill Would Criminalize Sexual Coercion (PGH NPR WESA, April 19, 2018)

Court Upholds Ruling that Barred Rape Defendant from Personally Questioning Rape Victim (The Times Tribune, April 20, 2018)