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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Declined Detainer Outcome Reports

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

https://www.ice.gov/declined-detainer-outcome-report

Weekly reports of non-federal jurisdictions that do not honor detainers issued by federal immigration authorities (so-called sanctuary cities) with information about the individual’s citizenship, detainer issued and declined dates, and criminal activity.  Temporarily suspended in mid-April 2017 “to refine reporting methodologies.”  See archived reports tab for previous reports.  From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

Federal Justice Statistics, 2014– Statistical Tables

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs14st.pdf

More than 30 tables on workloads and outcomes of the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Federal Justice Statistics, 2013-2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs1314.pdf

Covers statistics on federal arrests including immigration arrests, outcomes of trials, characteristics of defendants, inmates in correctional institutions, and recidivism rates.  Also examines trends in drug arrests.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Moore v. Texas

Categories: Crime/Justice,Disability,Laws/Regulations,Mental Health,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/15-797

5-3 Supreme Court ruling that Texas used unconstitutional standards in determining that a death row inmate was not intellectually disabled.  The court had previously ruled in a Virginia case (Atkins v. Virginia) that executing the “mentally retarded” violated the Constitution’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.  That decision left it up to states to determine their own guidelines for intellectual disability.  From the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell University Law School

 

Returning Foreign Fighters and the Reintegration Imperative

Categories: Arab,Asia,Conflict Resolution,Crime/Justice,Middle East Conflict,Terrorism

https://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/2017-03/sr402-returning-foreign-fighters-and-the-reintegration-imperative.pdf

Examines European exit programs for members of violent groups and criminal gangs, and first-generation deradicalization programs in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.   From the United States Institute of Peace

 

 

States Perform

Categories: Business/Economics,Crime/Justice,Education,Energy,Environment,Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Transportation

http://www.statesperform.org/

Offers access to performance measurement data for the 50 states in 6 areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.  From the Council of State Governments

 

Rosenberg Grand Jury Transcripts

Categories: Communism,Crime/Justice,Govt Information,History,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.archives.gov/research/court-records/rosenberg-jury.html

Features the release of the last remaining sealed grand jury testimony, that of William Danziger, in the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, convicted of spying for the Soviet Union in the early 1950s.  From the National Archives

 

A Brief History of Attorney General Recusal

Categories: Crime/Justice,History

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/recusal.pdf

Lists 15 occasions since 1989 that U.S. Attorney Generals have recused themselves from cases and the reasons for the recusals.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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