News tagged with criminal justice

Fines not fair for vulnerable

Despite recent amendments, Victoria's infringement system does not adequately consider the circumstances of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, new research has revealed.

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Swartz' suicide fuels debate over computer crime

(AP)—Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz, who was found dead in his New York apartment Friday, struggled for years against a legal system that he felt had not caught up to the information age. Federal prosecutors had ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Internet
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Anger at suicide of US Internet activist

Angry activists poured scorn on prosecutors Sunday for leading an overzealous campaign against Internet freedom fighter Aaron Swartz, with his family suggesting it contributed to his suicide.

dateJan 14, 2013 in Internet
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