Tag: prison

Bobby Shmurda Headed to 7 Year Lockup

The "Shmoney Dance" rapper did not like the sentence imposed on him

Mumia Abu-Jamal Denied Crucial Meds in Prison

A judge calls a prison policy that bars the drug from the activist a "disregard" for inmates health

NYC Blames Hurricane Sandy For Missing Murder File

An important file that could exonerate two men has been misplaced

Ex-NFL Star Darren Sharper Sentenced for Rape

The former Pro-Bowler received twice what prosecutors recommended

Blocked Report Warned of Prison Health Crisis

A prison health crisis is in full bloom and a report from a decade ago said it could have been prevented

Wrongfully Imprisoned Couple to Be Released

Couple was sentenced 20-25 years for alleged drug possession

40 Guards Charged in Georgia Prison Corruption Scandal

Federal indictments were handed down for crimes linked to a drug trafficking ring

Lawyers Want Mumia Abu-Jamal Lawsuit Scrapped

The imprisoned activist claims prison officials "indifferent" to his health

Bill Would Cut Prison Time for Some Offenders

Bill comes just a week after senators introduced a similar bill

Thousands of Drug Inmates to Get Early Release

Roughly 40,000 prisoners will be eligible for reductions in coming years

Anna Deavere Smith: ‘Notes From The Field…’

Artist's latest work tackles the school-to-prison pipeline

Report: Inmate Families Face Economic Hardships

50% of families are unable to afford sufficient food and adequate housing

Aurora Theater Shooter Gets Life

Jury could not come to decision regarding death penalty

Kalief Browder’s Family Plans lawsuit against NYC

Family to file wrongful death lawsuit

Sandra Bland’s Family Sues State Trooper

Says they were unable to get enough information about the case

More Evidence of Hulk Hogan Using the N-word

More evidence that Hulk Hogan is racist

DA: Too Early To Tell How Sandra Bland Died

Death of woman who died while in police custody investigated

Woman Sentenced to Life for Killing Children

Expressed no remorse and refers to the dead children as "demons."

Report: 79% of Elected Prosecutors Are White Men

Fifteen states do not have a single Black prosecutor