Month: March 2018

Retrial for Innocence

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Iowa Supreme Court: Innocent people who plead guilty can challenge their convictions “We know people plead guilty for all sorts of reasons,” the opinion states. “Many of these reasons are unrelated to whether the defendant actually committed the crime.” Read…

Trump’s Gift to Private Prison Companies

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Prison companies that backed Donald Trump during the presidential campaign and gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to his inaugural committee just got another boost from his administration. The Bureau of Prisons will now transfer more inmates from government-run lockups…