Iranian authorities sentenced a permanent U.S. resident who advocates for Internet freedom to 10 years in prison on espionage charges, his attorney confirmed Tuesday.
Washington, D.C.’s outgoing police chief Cathy Lanier criticized the city’s criminal justice system for failing to prevent repeat violent offenders from returning to society, citing a lack of accountability among local and federal agencies responsible for disciplining criminals.
The majority of the 13,000 Virginia felons whose voting rights were restored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) last week live in overwhelmingly Democratic areas, the Associated Press reported Monday.
Federal prison inmates made thousands of defective helmets for the Defense Department, an investigation by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General has revealed.
President Obama shortened the prison sentences for 214 federal inmates on Wednesday, the largest number of commutations in a single day in over a century.
Former U.S. soldier Private Chelsea Manning may now face additional charges in relation to her attempted suicide on July 5.
With less than a week left until the Virginia Supreme Court takes up the legal challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive action that gave 206,000 felons their voting rights, damning revelations about the people who had their rights restored and the nature in which the action was carried out continue to pile up.
A pair of U.S. senators moved Tuesday to cut funding to foreign nations that lose control of prisoners formerly detained at Guantanamo Bay in an effort to prevent them from rejoining terrorism.
A Democratic voter who previously served six years in prison confronted Hillary Clinton during a town hall Monday over her support for the 1994 crime bill just five days after he was dissatisfied with her “canned” answer to his question on the same topic at a separate television event.