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One-size-fits-all probation and parole are not solutions for reducing future criminality

With critical election races happening for Democrats, the White House is trying to get across the message that defunding the police is not a Democratic stance, and…

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Convicted murderer escapes after Texas prison bus driver is stabbed

A convicted murderer escaped in Texas on Thursday after he attacked an officer driving a prison bus and fled after the vehicle went off the…

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Senate group to examine federal prison system after corruption, abuse allegations

The Senate will form a bipartisan group to examine the Federal Bureau of Prisons after a slew of allegations of corruption and abuse, … Source:…

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All US federal prisons on lockdown after deadly Texas brawl

Authorities say the move was taken out of an ‘abundance of caution’ after two inmates killed at facility in Beaumont. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/1/all-us-federal-prisons-lockdown-following-deadly-texas-brawl Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons is getting a new leader — and another shot at reforms

Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal stepped down last week. Prisoner advocates see this as an opportunity for President Biden to act on campaign promises…

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How the Attica prison uprising started — and why it still resonates today

A new documentary goes behind the walls of the deadly 1971 uprising. Attica filmmaker Stanley Nelson and former prisoner Arthur Harrison reflect on the five-day…

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Anxiety runs high among some incarcerated people as regular Covid testing in short supply

Enclosed spaces and a transient population of incarcerated people and guards make jails particularly susceptible to Covid-19 spread, a virus transmitted through air particles. Source:…

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Infographic: Which countries still have the death penalty?

October 10 marks the World Day Against the Death Penalty. Here are three graphics explaining the punishment. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/10/infographic-which-countries-still-have-the-death-penalty Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Alabama clears plan use COVID-19 relief funds to build prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Friday signed legislation enabling the state to use COVID-19 relief funds to build prisons.”Folks, this is a pivotal moment…

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Biden administration moves to withdraw death penalty requests in seven cases

The Justice Department has moved to withdraw capital punishment requests in seven cases for which the Trump administration previously sought the death penalty under its…

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Cuomo signs legislation restoring voting rights to felons upon release from prison

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed legislation Tuesday night that would restore voting rights to formerly convicted felons upon their release from prison. ……

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Innocent man billed $4,000 for jail stay

David Jones was arrested in October 13 2013 and held in jail for 14 months before the charges against him were dismissed. He was promptly…

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Judge rules New York must offer vaccine to prisoners

A New York judge ruled Monday that state officials must start vaccinating all incarcerated people in the state’s jails and prisons, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/545496-judge-rules-new-york-must-offer-vaccine-to-prisoners Droolin’…

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Nearly a dozen correction officers injured in inmate attack at Rikers Island

Eleven correction officers were injured this past week from multiple inmate attacks at Rikers Island Davoeron Complex in New York, the … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/545217-nearly-a-dozen-correction-officers-injured-in-inmate-attack-at-rikers Droolin’ Dog…

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Illinois governor signs bill making state the first to end cash bail

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed sweeping criminal justice reform legislation this week, making his state the first in the nation to end cash bail.In…

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Judge throws out murder convictions, releases men jailed for 24 years

A New York state judge on Friday threw out murder convictions of three men who had been jailed for 24 years.Justice Joseph A. Zayas reprimanded…

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In Pictures: Ecuador prison riots leave dozens dead

Ecuador raises death toll from one of country’s bloodiest prison riots, as police chief warns new riot under way. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/25/in-pictures-ecuador-prison-riots-leave-dozens-dead Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Man released from prison early now facing three first-degree murder charges

A man who was released from prison early is now facing three first-degree murder charges. Lawrence Paul Anderson is accused of three killings, includin… Source:…

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115 inmates take over section of downtown St. Louis jail

A corrections officer was injured and inmates broke windows and set a small fire at the facility, Mayor Lyda Krewson’s spokesman said Saturday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/115-inmates-take-over-section-downtown-st-louis-jail-n1256932…

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Bank cop halts Trump rule boosting loans to private prisons, energy industry

A key bank regulator on Thursday halted a last-minute, Trump-era rule that would prevent big banks from denying loans and other services to entire industries…

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Judge blocks first planned federal execution of female inmate in almost 70 years

A federal judge late Monday blocked what would have been the first federal execution of a woman in nearly 70 years, citing the need to determine her mental…

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Illinois starts new year by expunging nearly 500,000 marijuana arrest records

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) said in an announcement hours before the start of the new year that his state had expunged nearly 500,000 marijuana-related…

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