Is Corporal Punishment Making a Comeback?

Is Corporal Punishment Making a Comeback?

by Daryl E. Lucas Whether you’re for or against the use of corporal punishment in schools, the one thing everyone probably agrees on is that the practice is not easily forgotten if it’s been used on you. In an opinion piece for NBC News’ blog, S.C. Beckner, an...
Juvenile Strikes Count in Three Strikes Law

Juvenile Strikes Count in Three Strikes Law

by Maria Wood “Three strikes and you’re out” doesn’t just refer to baseball, it also applies to those who commit serious crimes in the Garden State. New Jersey is one of 28 states that have three strikes laws on the books. Passed in 1995, New Jersey’s Three Strikes...
Right to Remain Silent? Not About Passcodes

Right to Remain Silent? Not About Passcodes

by Michael Barbella Increasingly, the nation’s courts need to look to the U.S. Constitution to interpret laws dealing with 21st century technology as digital devices become entrenched in everyday life, as well as in criminal activity. Computers, cellphones, and other...