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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 2, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– NYC’s First Lady Chirlane McCray Discusses the Challenges of Finding Effective Mental Health Services And the Intersection of Mental Health and Criminal…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 23, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——— The Bad Cop Database: A Radical New Idea For Keeping Tabs On Police Misconduct The largest organization of public defenders in the…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 16, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Cop Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley Has Been Indicted On Manslaughter Charges Rookie cop Peter Liang was indicted by a Brooklyn grand…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 9, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe A report on the growth of court fees that are charged to often-impoverished…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 2, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. State Panel Rips Rikers Staff In Gruesome Death Of Diabetic, Mentally Ill Inmate The NYS Commission of Correction wants a federal probe into…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Raise New York Criminal Age To 18, No Teens In Adult Jail Gov. Cuomo will submit legislation incorporating recommendations made by a juvenile justice panel,…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 12, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Fortune Society Gets $400K MRT Supportive Housing Grant Formerly incarcerated people who are homeless and suffer from chronic medical conditions will now have…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 5, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Opinion: Black And Blue Lives Both Matter In an opinion piece, Fortune CEO JoAnne Page observes: “The entire country is grieving the lives of…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 29, 2014

Sunday, January 4, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Cuomo, Using Pardon Power, Gives Pair A “Second Chance” Gov. Cuomo has pardoned two men, saying each deserves “a second chance.” One went to Alvaro Khalil…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of December 22, 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

 A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Gunman May Have Used Garner And Brown Cases To Justify Police Killings, Experts Say The portrait of Ismaaiyl Brinsley — who authorities say fatally shot…Read More

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