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FEATURED IN THIS MONTH'S ADVOCATE: MAY 2017
CHILDREN ARE CONSTITUTIONALLY DIFFERENT:
NEUROSCIENCE DEVELOMENTS BRING SMART CHANGES
2017 NEW LEGISLATION RELEVANT TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE PRACTICE
SENATE BILL 120: CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM, PART I (WE HOPE)
KY DPA PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF OBJECTIVE PRETRIAL RELEASE ASSESSMENTS
JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE USE OF PRETRIAL RISK
ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENTS

 
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THE ADVOCATE - MAY 2017: Children are Constitutionally Different: Neuroscience Develoments Bring Smart Changes; 2017 New Legislation Relevant to Criminal Defense Practice; Senate Bill 120: Criminal Justice Reform, Part I (we hope); KY DPA Proclamation in Support of Objective Pretrial Release Assessments; Joint Statement in Support of the Use of Pretrial Risk Assessment Instruments.

THE ADVOCATE - FEBRUARY 2017: The Department of Public Advocacy Criminal Justice Facts Overview Edition. This edition includes: Crime Rate Declines; Incarceration Increases; Nonviolent Persistent Felony Offender Costs are High; Parole in Kentucky; and Defender Case Appointments Increase

THE ADVOCATE - JANUARY 2017: The Next Step in Pretrial Release is Here: The Administrative Release Program; Five Bail Cases the Kentucky Criminal Defense Attorney Must Know (And Why); Report Documents Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children: Kentucky has Highest Rate in the Nation 

THE ADVOCATE - JUNE 2016Felony Expungement Law Passes, by Molly Green; 2016 New Legislation by Damon Preston; It Is Time for Criminal Justice Reform in Kentucky by Ed Monahan and Damon Preston; Changes to Misdemeanor Jail Credits in Kentucky by Damon Preston; Fayette Child Support Specialty Court by Larry S. Roberts, Fayette County Attorney; 2016 DPA Recognition Ceremony.

THE ADVOCATE - FEBRUARY 2016: Shared Responsibility: The Young Adult Offender by Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto

THE ADVOCATE - JANUARY 2016: Over Incarceration in kentucky Wastes Taxpayers' Money: Stand Up Now for the Safe, Cost-Effective by Jerry Cox; Commonsense Alternative; Diverse Coalition to Drive Common Sense Criminal Justice Reform in the Commonwealth by Stephanie Hoelscher. 
 
THE ADVOCATE - DECEMBER 2015 ​​Costs, Fees, Fines and Restitution: A Practitioners Guide ​by Glenn McClister; QUICK REFERENCE can be found in this edition: Fines, Fees, and Restitution; More Reforms are Necessary: 10 Commonsense Ways to Reduce Safely
THE ADVOCATE - NOVEMBER 2015: Discovery Reform in Criminal Cases in Kentucky: A Report from the Field and the Need for Statutory Open File Discovery by Glenn McClister.
THE ADVOCATE - JUNE 2015 Summary of 2015 Heroin Bill by Damon Preston; Summary of 2015 Criminal Law Legislation by Damon Preston; DNA Evidence: An Expansion of KORA by Krista Dolan; Two New Batson Cases!The Next Step: 6 Common Sense Proposals to Save While Holding Offenders Accountable and Protecting the PublicCall to End Predatory Collection Practices by Ed Monahan and Dan Goyette
THE ADVOCATE - FEBRUARY 2015Jury Selection in Capital Cases by Ernie Lewis; University of Louisville Loan Forgiveness by Interim Dean Susan Duncan and Professor Linda Ewald; Kentucky Voters Support Temporary Halt of ExecutionsWaste in Capital Prosecutions from Imprudent Charging PracticesFive Ways to Reduce Error, Waste, and Abuse in Kentucky Capital Prosecutions by Ed Monahan; Recommendations of 2011 Kentucky Capital Audit have not been Implemented
THE ADVOCATE - JANUARY 2015 Promoting Smart Sentences, Reducing Waste by Ed Monahan; The Kentucky Felony Sentencing Process: Presumptions of Probation, Conditional Discharge, and Alternative Sentencing by Glenn McClister; The 40 Year Reality of Kentucky Incarceration and Its Cost - $14.9 Million Increase in Last Year by Ed Monahan; Broadening National Bipartisan Conversation on Our Responsibility to Reduce Incarceration by Ed Monahan
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