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April 24, 2015

As Attorney General, Loretta Lynch Plans Striking New Tone for the Justice Dept

By MATT APUZZO and JENNIFER STEINHAUERAPRIL 23, 2015 : New York Times   WASHINGTON — Loretta E. Lynch, who was confirmed Thursday as attorney general,…

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April 24, 2015

Violence Inside Rikers

Exclusive Video: Violence Inside Rikers BY JENNIFER GONNERMAN The New Yorker Magazine. May, 2010, Kalief Browder, a sixteen-year-old high-school sophomore, was arrested in the Bronx…

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April 22, 2015

Greenwich Time: ‘THESE PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING.’ Group offers help to innocent families of white-collar criminals

‘THESE PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING’ Group offers help to innocent families of white-collar criminals By Robert Marchant, Reprinted from Greenwich Time, Friday. April 17, 2015 Rich,…

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April 22, 2015

With Prison Tablets, a Choice Between Rehabilitation and Profiteering

by Amadou Diallo Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part series on prison profiteering schemes that provide inmate services at a high cost…

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April 21, 2015

‘Release Cards’ Turn Inmates and Their Families Into Profit Stream

by Amadou Diallo Unlike consumer debit cards, prison-issued cards are unregulated and subject to exorbitant fees. Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part…

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