The Soviet Union’s Scientific Marvels Came From Prisons

Turns out, though, that’s not how science works, and for years, scientists would pay the price. They were praised, promoted, and well-funded if the Bolsheviks saw use for their specialties, and fired, interrogated, or jailed if they didn’t. They became swept up in deadly purges. The stories of some of these scientists, mostly young men, […]

Defence Team Has Been Unable to Reach Viktor Bout for 2 Weeks, Lawyer Says

In 2008, Bout was detained in Thailand on a US government request as a result of a sting operation by the US special services. Bout was then transferred to the United States where a court found him guilty of conspiring to kill US citizens and of supporting terrorism.

Inmate reductions not found to lead to more crime

The decline accelerated in October 2011 under a state law implementing Gov. Jerry Brown’s “realignment” program, which sentenced lower-level nonviolent felons to county jail instead of state prison and increased the number of convicts who spent part of their sentences on probation.

Man accused of raping minor, tells court it was a aframe up

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Lagos judiciary trains magistrates on application of Restorative Justice

This training is being held in keeping with my vision to ensure the entrenchment of restorative justice in the administration of justice in Lagos State to create more avenues for access to justice and a holistic approach to criminal justice administration.

Fashion Street is empty and shopkeepers have to do odd jobs to make a living

——————————————— Working on the metro site Shiva Nadar’s life changed in 1995 when BMC officer Govind Khairnar ordered one-metre stall space to be kept aside for occupants of 12 shanties on the Fashion Street footpath. Nadar made enough money to purchase a house on loan in Nalasopara, in 2008. However, the prolonged lockdown has forced […]

How California reduced its inmate population to a 30-year low

In 2005, a federal judge in San Francisco ordered the state to transfer prison health care management to a court-appointed receiver, saying shoddy care was killing more than one inmate per day. Although the state had reduced its prison population after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared an emergency, in 2009 a three-judge panel, citing ongoing health […]

Pompeo, Taliban Negotiator Discuss Afghan Peace Process,  Taliban Says

Instead, Ghani is expected to release 500 prisoners who are not on the list, and has called a traditional assembly of tribal elders from across the country – known as a loya jirga – to consult on whether to free those remaining on the list.

Bryan Callen Says He’s Taking A ‘Leave Of Absence’ After Denying Sexual Misconduct Allegations

“So this is me saying that I categorically and absolutely deny all the allegations against me,” Callen explained. “I wanted you to see me say that, I didn’t want to post some stale statement. I wanted you to hear that come out of my mouth.”

‘The Goldbergs’ Star Bryan Callen Denies Rape Allegations And Sexual Misconduct

A woman named Rachel Green accused Callen of assaulting her while she worked at an American Apparel store. Green claimed Callen shoved her up against the wall in a dressing room and began to kiss her. She said she ran and told other employees, who also corroborated the story to the outlet.