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Prison Sentences

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.

New Law Aims At Fixing Colorado Prison Sentence Errors

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado prison officials and the courts will need to clarify when multiple sentences are supposed to be served at the same time or one...

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
Quora

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