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I’ve never been in a mosque, but I’ve never been in a synagogue either. Although I was raised in a secular household, I am familiar with one branch of the House of God on account of having to attend endless childhood weddings and christenings; these were churches of the austere Protestant variety, however, rather than the camp Catholic model. 873 more words


75-year old US prisoner whose execution was delayed 7 times has now been put to death

An inmate in Alabama who was famous for escaping his execution 7 times due to legal challenges is finally dead. 75 year old Tommy Arthur was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m today at a southwest Alabama prison after a lethal injection. 142 more words


Farage Rages "What's The UK Government Actually Gonna Do?"

Hours after the devastating terror attack in Manchester, England, and following UK PM Theresa May’s announcement of quasi-martial-law on the streets of Britain, Nigel Farage follows… 147 more words


24th May 1809. Banged-Up!

‘Stone walls do not a prison make; nor iron bars a cage’: To Althea by Richard Lovelace imprisoned in the Gate-House Prison outside Westminster Abbey for petitioning to have the Clergy Act 1640 annulled.  552 more words


Watch or listen: 'Week in Review' from WisEye

Every Friday, WisconsinEye produces ‘Week in Review’, available in both video and audio. The latest episode covers:  Cell Wars: Replace or Repair Two Oldest Prisons?   28 more words

Legislature should stop worst practices at our juvenile prisons

The executive director of the Wisconsin Justice Initiative makes the case that youths at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile prisons need a lot more help from the Legislature than they are getting. > The Cap Times

Clarke loses key ruling on shackling pregnant inmate while she gave birth

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a former inmate’s allegation that Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and the county implemented an unconstitutional policy requiring that pregnant inmates be shackled while giving birth. > Urban Milwaukee