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Trump Wins Kudos For Mentioning Justice Reform During State of Union

A leading justice advocacy group has praised President Donald Trump’s comments on justice reform as a “smart strategic choice” and a significant shift from his tough-on-crime rhetoric during the campaign. But during the speech, Trump also took a swipe at “sanctuary cities” which he claimed were protecting undocumented immigrants who were criminals.

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New Yorkers Turn Sour on Bail Reform

According to a new poll, support for New York’s recently passed law has dropped from 55 percent to 37 percent since April. That follows a storm of criticism from legislators, victim rights groups and others who say eliminating cash bail endangers public safety.