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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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How Thousands of American Laws Keep People ‘Imprisoned’ Long After They’re Released

In the run-up to the election in November, there was a pervasive belief that the fate of the nation could hinge on Florida because of…

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Michigan man released from prison after spending 38 years wrongly locked up

Walter Forbes said he won’t hold grudge because “staying bitter would only rob me of my present and my future.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/michigan-man-released-prison-after-spending-38-years-wrongly-locked-n1251737 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Federal government executes more prisoners in 2020 than all states combined: research

The federal government executed more prisoners in 2020 than all of the states that still carry out the death penalty combined, according to a new…

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Sick prisoner wrote 17 letters pleading to be freed. Covid silenced him.

Waylon Young Bird is among at least seven inmates who have died this month amid an outbreak at a federal prison medical center in Missouri….

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80% of people who died from COVID in Texas jails had never been convicted

A harrowing new report from the UT Austin has examined the impact of COVID-19 on prisons and jails. Texas correctional facilities lead the country in…

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LA County Closing Three Juvenile Prisons, Perhaps Setting a Precedent

Kim McGill talks about the impact of closing three youth prisons in California, the history of mass incarceration in LA County, and the vision for…

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Hegemonic Policing: The COVID-19 Law Enforcement Strategy

The Police Accountability Report talks with two victims of mass incarceration and police brutality, and reveals a distinct theory of how American policing has evolved…

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Slave Labor, Dire Conditions: A TRNN Update On Prisons And COVID-19

Eddie Conway talks to journalists Kim Kelly and Adryan Corcione about how the coronavirus pandemic is exposing the poor healthcare system in US prisons and…

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Family Of Imprisoned New Yorkers Call On Governor For Clemency

Family members of inmates inside New York prisons and advocates host a virtual press conference with demands, including suspension of required office visits for parole…

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Rikers Island Prisoners Strike for Soap, Cleaning Wipes

Journalist Kim Kelly has been in contact with a prisoner inside Rikers Island. She talks with TRNN’s Eddie Conway about why immediate further action is…

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