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Criminal Justice reform

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The state Senate Judicial Committee took public comment on legislation allowing more Delawareans to seal criminal records Wednesday.


Some Delaware lawmakers are pushing legislation to limit the fines and fees courts can impose on low-income defendants.


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Delaware lawmakers are offering an ambitious plan to revamp the state’s criminal justice system.


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The state’s new Attorney General has announced her first criminal justice reform initiative.

 


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Sen. Chris Coons held a roundtable in Wilmington Friday focused on a criminal justice reform bill that could see a vote in the Senate.


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Delawareans found guilty of possessing pot may be able to get that conviction erased from their record.

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In December 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court ordered creation of an independent, volunteer-run commission to take a deep look at barriers to justice in the First State.


 

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch participated in a town hall on criminal justice reform in Wilmington Monday.


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On Monday, First State Attorney General Matt Denn updated progress he’s made on criminal justice reform  - and offered a look ahead at what he’d like to do next.

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Peace Week Delaware - an expanded vision of peace lead by the Movement for a Culture of Peace – wraps up this weekend. Throughout the week, it shined a light on local groups and programs promoting peace.

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