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15 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Let Omar Khadr speak

Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in this artist's sketch.

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17 hrs ago | Workforce

Orange is the New Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Orton-Bell v. State of Ind. [pdf] concerns allegations of sexual harassment levied by a substance-abuse counsel at an Indiana maximum security prison against her co-workers and superiors.

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21 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Principal busted smuggling drugs, cops say

A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

'He's not entitled to rights... we don't want another child to be...

'He's not entitled to rights... we don't want another child to be murdered': Parents' outrage that police interview will be kept secret to protect the PRIVACY of their son's killer The parents of murdered Queensland teenager Daniel Morcombe have revealed their outrage at news a key police interview will be kept secret to protect the privacy of ... (more)

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Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

About 20 people protest Wheeling Street jail site

About 20 people carried signs and chanted slogans Tuesday in front of the Fairfield County Courthouse protesting the commissioners' plan to build a county jail at 334 W. Wheeling St. "I've never picketed in my life anywhere for anything," Kam Sigafoos said.

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The Miami Herald

Police say principal caught taking drugs to prison

A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Coxsackie Correctional Facility

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Vile FIRST picture of Daniel Morcombe killer Brett Peter Cowan...

How a year has fluttered by: Prince George's meeting with a butterfly captured in new pictures released to mark him turning one Tables turned on burglars as THEY call cops on homeowner when he pulls a gun on them after they break-in 'The President's very proud of his chili': Michelle Obama discusses the First Family's food - and insists she's the ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

TalkLeft

El Chapo Guzman and "La Barbie" Organize 1,000 Inmate Hunger Strike

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, arrested in February, is in solitary confinement at Altiplano Maximum Security Prison .

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Ghanamma.com

Survey reveals widespread prisoner neglect across the country

A survey of Prisons across the country by the Auditor General has found widespread prisoner neglect with an average of 48 prisoners forced to share one toilet.

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NEWS.com.au

Prison guards attacked by inmate

TWO prison guards at the state's biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Gangsters and real-life behind bars. All true. All scary.

An ordinary boy raised in a rough neighborhood becomes an infamous crime boss in Gangster , hitting DVD and VOD July 22 from Inception Media Group.

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WMUR-TV Manchester

Pamela Smart interviewed by People Magazine

Pamela Smart called her relationship with the teen who fatally shot her husband a "horrible choice," in an interview with People Magazine.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Inmates strike averted at Port Philip Prison

UPDATE: A STRIKE by prisoners at the state's biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Mom pushes for change in prison system after daughter's killer moved

An Oklahoma mom is fighting to get her daughter's killer back in a maximum security prison and change the way the Department of Corrections handles the most violent offenders.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Mother fights for her daughter's shooter to be in maximum security prison

CHIEF. SEVERAL FIREFIGHTERS MADE COMPLAINTS ABOUT HIM EARLIER THIS MONTH. THE CITY MANAGER SAID THE CHIEF WAS PUT ON LEAVE AFTER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS .

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EKathimerini

Prison guards protest conditions, demand structural reform

Prison guards have decided to stage a series of protests over their working conditions and the creation of maximum-security prisons.

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Amnesty International USA

Entombed: Isolation in the US Federal Prison System

The USA stands virtually alone in the world in incarcerating thousands of prisoners in longterm or indefinite solitary confinement, defined by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment as "the physical and social isolation of individuals who are confined to their cells for 22 to 24 hours a ... (more)

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USA Today

Justice Dept. unit did not warn of flawed evidence

Federal authorities harshly criticized a Justice Department unit for failing to notify states that convictions, including some 64 cases involving defendants already on death row, could be at risk Justice Dept.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

GhanaWeb

Gov't to introduce non-custodian sentences

The Ministry of the Interior is working to introduce non-custodian sentences to cut down the number of prisoners in the country's prisons, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Sector Minister, said on Monday.

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Daily Mail

Inside wife murderer Gerard Baden-Clay's life in prison

Dead cop-killer hailed a hero with memorial BIGGER than shrine for officer he shot: Disgusting 'thug life' tributes to murderer as his widow says she wishes more cops died in her husband's ambush First wave of deportations begins amid immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and single mothers are returned to Central America from overwhelmed New ... (more)

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