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Educating Prisoners

  This week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his intentions establish financing for prisoners in New York. Back in 1994 the US Congress voted to cut grants for college education when it came to prisoners. Prisoner degree programs subsequently spiraled down to just under twelve. Cuomo’s measure would cost $5,000 of the $60,000 New […]

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Chief Judge Wants Teens out of Adult Courts

New York is one of only two states that treats 16-year-olds as adults in criminal cases, but a proposal to create youth courts could change that.

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