Category : Jail

  • California State Prisons Agree to End Race-Based Punishment

    Posted Oct 23rd, 2014 By in Jail, Prisons With | Comments Off on California State Prisons Agree to End Race-Based Punishment

    Racial segregation and race-based punishment in California prisons has been a source of contention for years. Prison officers have been said to separate races and lock individuals in cells based on race, despite whether or not the individual was the source of or involved with a violent incident or riot. A six-year old lawsuit against …

  • Program Helps Inmates and Their Children Reconnect for Father’s Day

    Posted Jun 12th, 2014 By in Jail, Prisons With | Comments Off on Program Helps Inmates and Their Children Reconnect for Father’s Day

    Having a parent or family member in the corrections system is hard on everyone. For inmates and their family members it can be especially tough around the holidays. This week and weekend some programs are helping to connect families for Father’s Day by providing transportation to and from select California prisons. One in particular is …

  • Early Prison Release Could Happen for Some OC Offenders: Clemency Guidelines

    Posted Apr 30th, 2014 By in Criminal Law, Jail, Orange County Criminal News With | Comments Off on Early Prison Release Could Happen for Some OC Offenders: Clemency Guidelines gavel-paper

    Sometimes low-level, nonviolent offenders may be granted clemency, or early prison release. Recent clemency reform efforts and changes announced by the Justice Department could allow minor offenders in Orange County and other areas that have served 10 or more years in prison an early release. One main highlight of the clemency initiative would be considering …

  • Your Right to an Attorney Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    Posted Jun 7th, 2013 By in Criminal Law, Jail With | Comments Off on Your Right to an Attorney Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    U.S. citizens haven’t always had the guaranteed constitutional right to an attorney. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case, Gideon v. Wainright. The case involved a man by the name of Clarence Earl Gideon, charged with burglary, who was subsequently denied counsel by Florida courts. Once convicted and imprisoned, Gideon …

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