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Chris Watts Killed His Family. Then The Love Letters Started Rolling In.
What makes some women attracted to notorious killers in prison?
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Moment Of Reckoning Looms For Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen
By Jim Mustian, AP
A federal judge in New York is set to decide whether Cohen gets leniency or years in prison.
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Prison For Trump? Trevor Noah Doesn't Want To See It.
"I know many people might want to see Trump in prison, but not me," the host of "The Daily Show" says.
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I Drove Drunk And It Cost 6 People Their Lives. Here's How My Own Life Changed Forever.
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I spent most of my 30s in a state prison. I still think every day about what I did.
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Crime Bill Would Not Prevent Kids From Being Sentenced To Die In Prison, Advocates Say
Language that would protect minors from being sentenced to life without parole is not included in the First Step Act.
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Meek Mill Demands Improved Prisoner Rights In Emotional Op-Ed
The rapper, who was released from prison earlier this year on controversial charges, urged for prison reform.
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Montana Inmate Claims Religious Right To Smoke Pot In Jail
Adam Owen Grady cited the Bible in his complaint against Missoula County jail, claiming God gave people “every herb bearing seed.”
Ivanka Trump Defends Personal Emails, Says 'Lock Her Up' Doesn't Apply To Her
A report has revealed that Ivanka Trump used her personal email for government business.
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Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice Bill
Fellow Republicans are "the problem here, not the Democrats,” Graham said of the bill to overhaul prison sentencing laws.
Millions Of Voters Could Be About To Significantly Reform The Criminal Justice System
Crime is at its lowest levels in decades, yet the nation’s inmate population remains extremely high.
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Leading For-Profit Prison And Immigration Detention Medical Company Sued At Least 1,395 Times
By Ken Silverstein, Yahoo News
The complaints allege a range of charges, including wrongful death, malpractice and inadequate medical care.
GOP Rep. Dave Brat Gripes To Addicted Jail Inmate About His Campaign Rival's Ads
“You think you’re having a hard time — I got $5 million worth of negative ads coming at me,” the Virginia congressman said.
Kanye West Clarifies Comment About Abolishing 13th Amendment
The rapper tried to clear the air after another controversial remark about slavery.
O.J. Simpson Fears Bill Cosby Will Be In Danger In Prison
"I think they should let him do his time under house arrest," said the notorious ex-football star, who has prison experience.
The National Prison Strike Is Over. Now Is The Time Prisoners Are Most In Danger
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By Heather Ann Thompson, University of Michigan/The Conversation Over the last few weeks men and women across the United
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This Disease Is A Top Killer And Now States Must Pay For Its Costly Treatment
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Hepatitis C kills far more Americans than any other infectious disease.
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Artist Puts Prison Bars Over Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star
"There have been calls to jail Trump since the day he was elected, and today he was certainly put behind bars."
Florida Department of Corrections
Florida Prisoner Brutally Killed And Mutilated By Fellow Inmate, Officials Say
An inmate at a facility near Jacksonville had his eyes gouged out and an ear removed.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
You've Served Your Time. Now Here's Your Bill.
Even inmates who work in prison are made, upon release, to pay for their own incarceration.
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Congress Is Oblivious To The Prison Strike
Officials in several states have confirmed prison protests, but lawmakers aren't paying attention.
Prisoners Strike Against ‘Modern Slavery’
Across the country, incarcerated men and women are preparing to go on strike to demand better wages for the jobs they work while in prison. Some states allow workers to get paid as little as four cents per hour.
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Prisoners Stage Nationwide Protest Against 'Modern Day Slavery'
They want better conditions, minimum wage payment for prison labor, sentencing reform and more rehabilitation services.
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Larry Nassar Moved From Prison After Alleged Assault
By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters
The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was reportedly assaulted after he was moved into general population in prison.
David Clarke's Deputy Scorched For Jail Deaths In Wisconsin Sheriff Primary
The buck stopped with Richard Schmidt while Clarke was out campaigning for Donald Trump, critics say.
Voters Oust Michael Brown Prosecutor
In the Democratic primary for St, Louis County prosecutor, incumbent Robert McCulloch lost to Wesley Bell.
Inmates Are Getting Registered To Vote In One Of The Country’s Biggest Jails
A group in Chicago is working to extend the franchise to people detained in jail, many of whom have no idea they can vote.
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