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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.
Jan 23, 2020
An EEOC complaint documents allegations against Owens, former managing attorney in the Jackson office of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Oct 11, 2019
Young people convicted as adults face a ‘life sentence’ of registry restrictions, attorneys say.
Sep 19, 2019
The parole board failed to comply with a new law about notifying victims, the board’s director said.
Sep 12, 2019
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.
Aug 07, 2019
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, Florida, is one of the state’s most controversial lawmen.
Jul 23, 2019
The bail bonds industry was caught overcharging 50,000 families $6 million over 14 years, according to SPLC.
May 08, 2019
Trial begins in class action suit alleging medical neglect by Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Oct 12, 2018