Here’s the good news: For 50 cents a minute, Dallas County Jail inmates will soon be able to have video face-time with their lawyers and loved ones. Here’s the bad news: The contract with the company running the video phones would also bar prisoners from having in-person visitors.Read more…
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Canadian journalist hopes two former colleagues also in jail can serve as his best man
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Andrejs Borodins is jailed for sailing a 1,300 tonne cargo ship up the Tay while almost four times the alcohol limit.
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Six men are jailed for up to 17 years after a man is kidnapped, stripped naked, beaten with hammers and stabbed.
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Michael Brown’s family and community deserve more than the slim chance of his killer going to jail. Another Midwestern town, torn by a police shooting, has the answer.
Continue reading Prosecuting Wilson Won’t Bring Justice
Four years before the brutal attack on Christy Mack, the MMA fighter was serving a year in prison and wrote a blog of jailhouse musings—on women, race, and the oppression of men.
Continue reading War Machine’s Sexist, Racist Prison Blog
“Sarko” sees himself as the comeback kid, headed back to the presidency in 2017 with his glamorous wife, Carla Bruni. But first he’ll have to stay out of jail.
Continue reading French Ex-Prez Sarkozy Detained
Suarez sank his fangs into Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during their World Cup match. It’s the most hated man in the sport’s third strike, and he should be in jail.
Continue reading Soccer’s Notorious Vampire Strikes Again