According to local media reports, he has been in the care of social services officials since January. A city official visited the home and alerted police, leading the boy to be freed. … [Read more...] about Japanese Man Locked Son in Cage for 20 Years
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While social media is busy marking the 20th anniversary of Bollywood movie Border, especially trolling the epic character of Mathuradas, a fight for justice that began exactly 20 years ago, on June 13, 1997, when 59 lives were lost in a fire at Uphaar Cinema in South Delhi, still goes strong. … [Read more...] about 20 Years Of Uphaar Cinema Verdict – Has Justice Been Delivered?
Defense lawyers had argued the DNA belonging to Hennis in sperm that was found on the slain mother established sexual contact, but not murder, the AP story says. The woman, Kathryn Eastburn, was killed along with her two daughters, ages 5 and 3, in 1985. … [Read more...] about Military Jury Convicts Soldier of Murder 20 Years After his Civilian Acquittal
The nine-member Colson Task Force is charged with making the federal prison system safer, less costly and more humane, according to its its leader, former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts Jr., R-Okla. One of the members is Jim Liske, president and CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries, a group formed by Colson after his imprisonment for obstruction of justice in the Watergate probe, the Religion News Service reported in December. … [Read more...] about Want to tackle mass incarceration? Cap most sentences at 20 years, expert suggests
In the maximum security unit where Incumma was held, inmates are rarely allowed to leave their cells. They get one hour of recreation about 10 times a month, and a 10-minute shower three times a week. Their food portions are smaller than in the general prison population, and they have to eat in their cells. They are denied canteen privileges, educational and vocational opportunities, and mental health treatment, the opinion said. … [Read more...] about Inmate held in solitary for 20 years may sue, 4th Circuit rules; Kennedy raised issue in June