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The state Supreme Court erred this month when it failed to invalidate Willie Nash’s sentence as cruel and unusual punishment, his attorneys argue.
An EEOC complaint documents allegations against Owens, former managing attorney in the Jackson office of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Young people convicted as adults face a ‘life sentence’ of registry restrictions, attorneys say.
The parole board failed to comply with a new law about notifying victims, the board’s director said.
Richard Kinder thought he would die in an Alabama prison until the Supreme Court ruled mandatory juvenile life without parole unconstitutional. But last year, despite a judge concluding there was “uncontradicted evidence” that Kinder had worked to rehabilitate himself, the state parole board refused him release.
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, Florida, is one of the state’s most controversial lawmen.
The bail bonds industry was caught overcharging 50,000 families $6 million over 14 years, according to SPLC.
Trial begins in class action suit alleging medical neglect by Louisiana State Penitentiary.