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WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

Wow!

WE TV’s The Divide last night was powerful and believable! I believe because I worked in the criminal justice/penal system. I can tell you stories….. 517 more words

Punishment

Meek Mill Has Been Sentenced To Jail

Meek Mill has been forced to cancel his homecoming Philadelphia gig and a string of other bookings after being sentenced to three to six months in jail. 162 more words

Entertainment

US Jails Struggle With Role As Makeshift Asylums

CHICAGO (AP) — Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something’s not right. 1,014 more words

Nation

Wasan orders ban on carrying mobile phones to jails

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Prisons and Anti-corruption Manzoor Hussain Wasan on Thursday directed jail officials to impose ban on carrying mobile phones within jurisdiction of the prisons due to security threat to jails across Sindh province. 75 more words

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Jails - Life’s A Bitch

Jails – Life’s A Bitch

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4th of July and Criminal Justice

As America celebrated its 238th birthday, I finished reading my first book of the summer, The Collapse of the American Criminal Justice System, by the late Harvard law professor William J. 922 more words

so you'd like to add jails to your prison history syllabus.

When I started working on the history of American jails, I read a lot of crappy corrections textbooks that gave me a perception of American jail history that was at worst distorted, and at best flattened. 1,044 more words