Olivia Jade Giannulli in first interview since college admissions scandal: ‘I deserve a second chance’

One-time beauty influencer Olivia Jade Giannulli is speaking out about her role in the college admissions scandal in her first interview since her parents, actor Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, reported to prison in recent weeks. “There is no justifying or excusing what happened, because what happened was wrong,” Olivia Jade Giannulli said. […]

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New Mexico eliminated cash bail — but now one county locks up more people without bond before trial

Amanda Schottmuller sat quietly during her criminal court hearing on June 29, understanding little about what was happening. She didn’t know why a judge was trying to determine if she was dangerous. “It didn’t make any sense,” Schottmuller, a 37-year-old former nurse who has struggled with depression, bipolar disorder and substance abuse for the past […]

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Los Angeles’ new district attorney announces sweeping reforms on first day

On his first day leading the country’s largest district attorney’s office, the top prosecutor in Los Angeles County announced a series of sweeping criminal justice reforms aimed at “permanently” changing the course of California’s criminal justice system. George Gascón, who was elected last month as a reformer, unseating the county’s first Black district attorney, said […]

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