Evidence points to skewed public views re violent crime

Crime is up, right? That is, unimpeachable evidence will clearly show that major categories of crime, from violent offenses (e.g., murder, robbery and sex crimes) to theft-related activities such as larceny, burglary and embezzlement are consistently on the rise, correct? Uh, make that an "incorre...

Violent crimes unquestionably a singular realm in criminal law

There is much ongoing discussion -- indeed, a lively national debate -- these days regarding criminal law reforms at both the state and national levels. What is perhaps most notable about the focus is the broadly bipartisan agreement that has emerged stressing the need for material changes to ameli...