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This Surprising Product Has Become the Most Valuable Commodity in U.S. Prisons

According to a recent report, Orange Is the New Black seems to have gotten the currency system in place at U.S. prisons fairly accurate.

Michael Gibson-Light, a doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona’s school of sociology, published a study in which he interviewed 60 inmates at one state prison and analyzed nationwide investigations into other institutions. 233 more words


Convicted Calgary wife killer Robert Bell granted unescorted absences from prison

A Calgary man convicted of killing his wife in 2005 has been granted unescorted temporary absences from prison, according to documents obtained by News Talk 770 Friday. 228 more words


REACH Bio Speech

Sean was recently accepted into the new REACH program at Corcoran Prison. Being selected to participate in this program is an honor for only a handful of inmates. 1,007 more words

Wrongful Conviction

Habre Sentenced Life In Prison For War Crimes

Sadiya Hamza NAN United States of America yesterday Monday welcomed the Extraordinary African Chambers’ (CAE) sentencing of former Chadian President, Hissene Habre to life in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. 430 more words


Court Panel Considers If Juries Can Sentence Teens To Life

By David Eggert, Associated Press

LANSING (AP) – The question of whether juries, not trial judges, have the sole authority to sentence teens to life without parole for first-degree murder landed Wednesday in the Michigan appeals court, which is seeking to settle conflicting opinions among appellate judges. 331 more words


St. Louis Man Gets Life Term in Killing of Bystander Woman

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis man has been ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the 2014 shooting death of a bystander who was walking with her grandchildren. 145 more words


Serial Child Molester

Serial Child Molester “Dennis Hastert,” former Speaker of the House and “third in line” to the presidency, was sentenced to “only” 15 months in federal prison. 1,161 more words