Union calls for no-confidence vote on Louisville jail chief

(backdating the news…this is a month old – but important!)Phillip M. Bailey , @phillipmbailey Published 10:52 p.m. ET April 25, 2017 Mayor Greg Fischer and Metro Corrections Director Mark Bolton emphasized working with corrections staff to improve conditions at jail facilities on Wednesday afternoon, a day after rank-and-file officers moved to hold a no-confidence vote …

Every 25 seconds in the United States, someone is arrested for the simple act of possessing drugs for their personal use…

  Summary   Neal Scott may die in prison. A 49-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Neal had cycled in and out of prison for drug possession over a number of years. He said he was never offered treatment for his drug dependence; instead, the criminal justice system gave him time behind bars and felony …

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die. What's worse is that it's not even rare — more than 2,500 people who were sentenced as kids will spend the rest of their lives in prison. Juwan is one of them. He …

BREAKING: Death Sentence for a $96 ticket (NJWEEDMAN)

NJ WEEDMAN reads a letter from a prisoner who turns in jail for a wrongful death. Published on Feb 10, 2014 special thanks to http://njweedman.com/ for bringing us this story. In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews Ed Forchion the NJ Weed Man after he was recently released from jail and was given a shocking letter …

Imprisoned Gay Man Suing Kentucky Jail After Nose Bitten Off By Inmate

    An incarcerated gay man in Kentucky’s Warren County Regional Jail endured days of harassment from fellow prisoners before one of them bit off part of his nose. Now with the help of the Kentucky Equality Federation, Brandon Milam is suing the jail, its top official, the county and his assailant, Timothy Schwartz for …