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Jeff Katz
June 21, 2019 - 11:05 am
During the mayhem of Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, a staffer for Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and former Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) released the home addresses and phone numbers of three GOP Senators. Jackson Cosko was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison on...
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Jeff Katz
June 14, 2019 - 12:05 pm
For some reason, the People's Republic of California has the innate desire release as many criminals from prison as possible. The state has already moved to grant the early release of inmates through AB 109, filled parole boards with felon-friendly commissioners and decriminalized a list of...
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May 06, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ The ACLU of Virginia, in collaboration with global law firm White & Case LLP, has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of the state's prisons. The ACLU, in a statement...
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March 13, 2019 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to more than 3 1/2 additional years in prison. That's on top of the roughly four-year sentence he received in a separate case in Virginia last week. The sentence followed a scathing assessment by the judge...
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November 26, 2018 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was scheduled to report to prison on Monday after a federal judge rejected his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence. Papadopoulos was listed on the Bureau of Prisons website on Monday morning as "currently...
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August 07, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay of execution for a convicted child killer after the Tennessee Supreme Court and governor decided against a delay. In a filing Tuesday, federal public defender Kelley Henry and attorney Carl Gene Shiles Jr. wrote that...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:43 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for threatening to murder African Americans at historically black Howard University in 2015. U.S. District Judge Liam O'Grady sentenced 27-year-old John Edgar Rust of Alexandria to 33 months in federal...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:55 pm
By GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press __ SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration has already led to overrun detention facilities, long lines of asylum seekers camping out at the U.S.-Mexico border and a decision to separate young children from their parents...
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June 08, 2018 - 12:18 pm
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — A museum studying Soviet prison camps said Friday it has discovered a secret Russian order in 2014 instructing officials to destroy data on prisoners — a move it said "could have catastrophic consequences for studying the history of the camps...
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May 23, 2018 - 3:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling Tuesday was in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Potosi Correctional Center inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving...
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