Courts approved more than 2,400 reduced sentences under new law - Justice Department

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More than 2,400 federal inmates have won court approval for reduced prison sentences while another 124 seriously ill prisoners have been approved for early compassionate release under a criminal justice law passed in late 2018, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.

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Published on January 16, 2020 -  01:44
Buckland: Cameras in court will ‘increase confidence’
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said television cameras in Crown courts will “increase confidence” in the justice system. New legislation will allow cameras to film sentencing proceedings for serious offences, such as murder or terrorism, at courts across England and Wales, including the Old Bailey. When asked if the decision opened the possibility of the filming of court cases in their entirety, Mr Buckland said “never say never”. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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