Governor Rick Perry knew child rape and physical abuse were rampant in the Texas juvenile delinquency system, but didn’t act for six years. What was he doing instead? According to Tim Murphy’s…Read More →
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan said today that they are challenging “pay or stay” sentences imposed on five persons across the state who were illegally jailed for being too poor to pay court fines.
In each instance,…Read More →
Prisoners with mental disabilities and psychosocial disorders should be released from prison immediately, Human Rights Watch said in a statement to the Ugandan Justice Minister. Says Maria Burnett, senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch, “No one…Read More →