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Prisons minister: I'll quit if assaults do not fall in problem jails | Society | The Guardian
The prisons minister, Rory Stewart, has said he will resign if the number of assaults does not fall in 10 jails that are to be subjected to a fresh crackdown on drugs and violence.

Stewart, who has been prisons minister since January, announced a £10m package of measures designed to lift standards at the 10 jails, which have “acute” problems.
UK  Austerity  Police  Justice  NHS  Council  Prison 
2 days ago by asterisk2a
When you're hitting the sales, why not buy books for people in ? We're collecting composition…
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3 days ago by KateSherrill
Veneida Smith, Teenage Horse Thief
So this whole thing started with this tweet by Katie Henry (@KT_NRE on Twitter). I started plowing through newspapers to find every mention of her – and found most that were out there, but a man named Todd Sanders, who had access to Pennsylvania libraries, found quite a few more. All of this takes place in October and November of 1922, before timeskipping to September 1923 (her third escape), October 1923 (her guilty verdict), and March 1924 (her escape attempt with Roxie Starcher).
rpgs  characters  horses  rogues  jail  prison  escape  holyterror  tomboy 
4 days ago by spaceninja
New Orleans Court Ordered To Stop Funding Itself On The Backs Of The Poor – The Appeal
Federal judge says New Orleans practice of funding the courts from a fraction of bail costs is unconstitutional. Savings in jail costs should immediately be enough to fund courts if fewer people are required to pay bail.
via:reddit  law  bail  prison 
5 days ago by mcherm
A growing number of California detainees are Indians crossing through Mexico to seek asylum
By early August, about 380 of the 680 migrants at the Victorville facility were Indian nationals, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, sent there as civil rather than criminal detainees pending the outcome of their immigration cases.

In addition, about 40% of the detainees at Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Imperial Valley facility are from India, a spokeswoman said. Nearly 20% of detainees at ICE’s Adelanto processing center are Indian.
immigration  india  ice  mexico  migration  prison 
5 days ago by allaboutgeorge
Prison Abolition Class | black and pink
"This collection of readings is intended as a primer for readers on the creation and function of the US prison industrial complex. The course was taught in a divinity school and there is an emphasis on the role of religion and theology in this collection of readings. Many secular abolitionist efforts miss some of the important connections between religion and the creation as well as resistance to the US carceral state. "
us  prison  syllabus  reference 
6 days ago by mechazoidal
Devils in the Dark - DarkmoonSigel - Hannibal (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
After having encephalitis and brutally murdering a serial killer who tried to kill his dogs, Will Graham finds himself in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Life is dull until the Chesapeake Ripper is brought down to the lower levels to live in a cell beside Will.
8k  will/hannibal  prison 
7 days ago by katereis
25 ألفاً من شباب الغوطة في «مراكز اعتقال»... وقوائم إضافية لسجناء ماتوا تحت التعذيب | الشرق الأوسط - July 29, 2018
وتابعت أن من تبقى في مراكز الإيواء هم من الرجال والشباب ممن اضطرهم النظام إلى توقيع «تسويات» لهم، بعد إجراء دراسات أمنية دقيقة حولهم، ويتراوح عددهم بين 25 إلى 30 ألفاً، ليسمح بعد ذلك للرجال بعمر 51 عاماً بالخروج من بعض المراكز، على حين رفع العمر إلى 55 في مراكز أخرى، ليتبقى محتجزاً في تلك المراكز ما بين 20 إلى 25 ألفاً.
Mar15  Damascus  arrest  prison 
8 days ago by elizrael

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