This week promises to be busy for legislators as Special and Interim Sessions are being held in Illinois, North Carolina, and Washington.
The Illinois House’s Judiciary II – Criminal Law Committee meets December 1 to examine overcrowding in prisons.
In NC, the Senate Judiciary I committee meets today (November 28) to debate changes to the state’s No Discriminatory Purpose in Death Penalty Act that allow the introduction of certain statistical evidence to show discrimination in either pretrial or posttrial proceedings in capital cases.
- Bail and pretrial release practices
- Consular Notification
- County Coroners
On December 2, it is the House Judiciary’s turn to meet. That committee will look at
- Child Support Schedule Work Group Report and Recommendations
- Uniform Collaborative Law Act
- Legislation authorizing qui tam actions as part of a state Medicaid Fraud False Claims Act