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Amanda Burke

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Amanda Burke covers Pittsfield City Hall for The Berkshire Eagle. An Ithaca, New York native, she previously worked at The Herald News of Fall River and the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise.

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The vast majority of criminal cases never make it to trial, are resolved by plea bargain instead. But due to the closed nature of plea negotiations between prosecutors and defense lawyers, it's difficult for researchers and the public to analyze how prosecutors exercise their discretion during sentencing. A research initiative led by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law School in North Carolina aims to change that.

Thursday press conference

Thursday press conference

Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington and Satana Deberry, the district attorney in Durham County in North Carolina, are providing “unp…

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Councilors Anthony Maffuccio and Dina Guiel Lampiasi prepare for their first in-person meeting since last year.

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Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn glances Tuesday night at a screen in the City Council chambers displaying information about gun violence …

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Above: Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn glances Tuesday night at a screen in the City Council chambers displaying information about gun vi…

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