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Prison Sentences

Albert Woodfox To Be Released From Jail After 43 Years In Solitary Confinement

The Guardian | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.19.2016 | Politics

Albert Woodfox, the longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in the US, held in isolation in a six-by-nine-ft cell almost continuously for 43 ye...

Ariel Castro's 1,000 Year Sentence Isn't the Longest Sentence on Record

Adam Banner | Posted 11.14.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

Life without parole plus 1,000 years. That is certainly making a statement. However, it is far from the longest sentence ever meted out to a criminal convicted of an especially heinous crime.

Will Mandatory Prison Time for Gun Possession Charges Make Chicago Safer?

Angela Caputo | Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago
Angela Caputo

The debate over how to stop the bloodshed in Chicago headed south this week as Illinois lawmakers are taking up a bill that would put more people with guns behind bars -- for longer.

What Does the First Day of a 5+ Year Prison Sentence Feel Like?

Quora | Posted 10.10.2012 | Crime

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jean-François Noubel, Founder of CIRI -- the Collective Intelligence Research Institute, http://noube...