BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s highest court has agreed to hear arguments on whether offenders serving long prison sentences for crimes committed as minors face unconstitutional hurdles to parole. 132 more words
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Attacks involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by nearly a third in the UK in the last two years. Running against the grain of a global rise in acid attacks mostly against women, the UK’s acid attacks are mostly perpetrated against men. 268 more words
Released Convict Joins Forces with Judge to Condemn Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing After Clemency from Pres. Obama
Judge Alexander Williams Jr. reluctantly sentenced Evans Ray to life under mandatory minimum laws, but Ray received clemency from President Obama.
When Evans Ray Jr. stood in a federal courtroom in 2007 after arranging a drug sale, a judge explained, at length, that he didn’t want to hand down the mandatory life sentence required by law. 348 more words
This is a guest post from SPARC, a research and advocacy collective working to support informed debate about punishment and Scottish society. It comprises researchers fro multiple universities in Scotland at all stages of career and many with long-term, personal experience of imprisonment. 873 more words
Ανατροπή για το πολύκροτο σκάνδαλο που ζημίωσε το Δημόσιο κατά €256 εκατ.
Έφεση κατά της πρόσφατης απόφασης, για τους κατηγορούμενους στην υπόθεση της Energa – Hellas Power – που κατάκλεψαν τον φτωχόκοσμο – άσκησε ο έντιμος εισαγγελέας Εφετών Γρηγόρης Πεπόνης, ζητώντας τις μέγιστες ποινές και την εξαφάνιση κάθε ελαφρυντικού». 7 more words