Federal prisoners, including those with mental illness, are being kept in solitary confinement for long periods of time in violation of federal policy, according to a new report. Although the Bureau of Prisons states that it does not practice solitary ...Read More »
WESTBURY — Members of several New York organizations Tuesday decried the next round of hearings by Rep. Peter King on what he calls the radicalization of the Muslim-American community. King, who heads the House Homeland Security Committee ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday narrowly endorsed reducing California’s cramped prison population by more than 30,000 inmates to fix sometimes deadly problems in medical care, ruling that federal judges retain enormous power to oversee troubled state prisons.Read More »
Overhauling the federal and state criminal justice system sounds like a great idea. After all, our prisons are grossly overcrowded, expensive, and filled with many non-violent offenders, drug addicts and mentally ill inmates. Prison may not be beneficial for them, or society.
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