She was surrounded by friends and family at the end of her life, including her sister Maggy and her goddaughter.
well honestly what people fail to realize i these women didnt just wake up and decide i want to sell my ass today.
In 1994, Reno tasked the Justice Department with compiling a report on DNA exoneration. Reno commissioned the report after reading about the exoneration of a death row inmate.
She wanted to know how many cases existed like the one she read about and what the Department of Justice could learn from it.
She was the first woman to serve as Attorney General and the second-longest serving Attorney General in U. She then worked for the Dade County State Attorney's Office before returning to private practice.
She was elected to the Office of State Attorney five times.
Professionalism Award, which recognizes and commemorates an individual who has demonstrated the unique ability to lead others by example in the highest standard of their profession.
On April 17, 2009, Reno was awarded the Justice Award by the American Judicature Society.
Reno changed policies on how to interview eye witnesses and laboratory protocols in response.
In May 1980, Reno prosecuted five white policemen who were accused of beating a black insurance salesman, named Arthur Mc Duffie, to death.
Reno "pioneered a controversial technique for eliciting intimate details from young children and inspired passage of a law allowing them to testify by closed-circuit television, out of the possibly intimidating presence of their suspected molesters." Several of those prosecuted by Reno were either acquitted or later released by appellate judges.
She stated that she believed the education system in the United States needs to be improved, as there is a link between the quality of education and the crime rate.
She also believed that too much money has been diverted away from the juvenile court system and that the government should find some way to make the juvenile courts work effectively, so as to prevent problems in troubled children and adolescents before these problems are exacerbated by the time they reach adulthood.