Tag: criminal justice reform

Australian law to be toughened to deter money laundering and cybercrime

The Australian Financial Commission will be toughening up laws that will make it more difficult for people to commit crimes using the money they have stashed away for illegal gambling.Key points:The government will introduce the Criminal Justice and Security Bill 2018 which includes a mandatory reporting requirement to the...

Why criminal justice reforms are so important: a case study

Crime is a complex issue, but one thing is for sure: we want it to get better.The federal government is making a concerted effort to address the problem and there is growing bipartisan support for criminal justice changes.Here are some key takeaways from a recent investigation by National Geographic.First,...

What to know about the criminal justice system and the death penalty

In recent years, a number of state legislatures have considered or passed bills to reform the criminal process, and a new report suggests that many of those bills will be adopted as part of a broader package of legislation to reform America’s criminal justice systems.While the bill’s goals are...