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TribLIVE
Justice to nix ‘felon,’ ‘convict’ terms deemed stigmatizingnew lexicon is set to be utilized in “speeches, solicitations, website content
Justice to nix ‘felon,’ ‘convict’ terms deemed stigmatizing
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
new lexicon is set to be utilized in “speeches, solicitations, website content and social media posts” emanating from the Office of Justice Programs. “I have come to believe that we have a responsibility to reduce not only the physical but also... Read more
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The Washington Times
Diane Black, Tennessee Republican, pans Justice decision to cease using words ‘convict’ and ‘felon’must assume for themselves,” said Rep. Diane Black. Responding to Wednesday’s
Diane Black, Tennessee Republican, pans Justice decision to cease using words ‘convict’ and ‘felon’
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
must assume for themselves,” said Rep. Diane Black. Responding to Wednesday’s announcement that the Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs would no longer use the “disparaging labels” when officials refer to individuals convicted of... Read more
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FOX News
DOJ to nix ‘felon,’ ‘convict’ terms deemed stigmatizingnew lexicon is set to be utilized in “speeches, solicitations, website content
DOJ to nix ‘felon,’ ‘convict’ terms deemed stigmatizing
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
new lexicon is set to be utilized in “speeches, solicitations, website content and social media posts” emanating from the Office of Justice Programs. “I have come to believe that we have a responsibility to reduce not only the physical but also... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Case for victim rightshis or her own victimization” or “acted bravely either to aid a victim or to pr
Case for victim rights
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
his or her own victimization” or “acted bravely either to aid a victim or to prevent a victimization,” according to the Office of Justice Programs. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch presented Case with the award at the National Crime Victim’s... Read more

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