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Matthew T. Mangino: The plight of pregnant women in prisons and jails

The Beaver Times 03 Mar 2021
Now, imagine pregnancy in jail or prison ... Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have policies on pregnancy-related care, they do not always align with the national guidance. Outside of the prison walls, the government and private businesses make a host of accommodations for pregnant and parenting women.

Cambodia: Quash Conviction of Opposition Leaders

Human Rights Watch 03 Mar 2021
The court sentenced Sam Rainsy, the acting CNRP leader, to 25 years in prison, and deputy leaders Mu Sochua and Eng Chhay Eang to 22 years each ... Presiding Judge Kouy Sao stated in a letter to Sokha’s lawyers on February 2 that the court “has been busy with the criminal cases of the charged and accused who are detained in overcrowded prisons.”.

How a Chinese website for pirated TV shows became a cultural touchstone for millennials

CNN 03 Mar 2021
(CNN Business)When Bill Liang realized that popular video download and streaming service Renren Yingshi might be gone for good his heart sank ... "I was heartbroken when I found out," Liang told CNN Business ... Renren Yingshi did not respond to a request for comment from CNN Business.

New regulations for the state’s ‘troubled teen’ industry win final legislative approval

The Salt Lake Tribune 03 Mar 2021
Jeff Stenquist, R-Draper, also proposed a failed amendment Tuesday that would have loosened the requirement that facilities report the use of a restraint or seclusion from within one business day to within three business days ... not in prison should require “immediate reporting.”.

Pontiac woman sentenced 6-9 years in Ohio prison

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 02 Mar 2021
A Pontiac woman who reportedly has a decades-long history of stealing was sentenced recently to 6-9 years in prison for a crime spree in Ohio. As reported by the Sentinel-Tribune, Velretta Leak, 45, was found guilty of “corrupt activity involving theft of personal items from businesses” in 11 Ohio cities.

City suspends contractors involved in ongoing corruption scandal

San Francisco Examiner 02 Mar 2021
She has admitted to bribing Nuru with a $37,000 Rolex watch for help obtaining business and to lying to the FBI. She was sentenced to one year and a day in prison last month but is not expected to serve her sentence until the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided.

Aminjikarai burglary: Woman stabbed 42 times, one more held in Chennai

The Times of India 02 Mar 2021
CHENNAI ... Police said the man arrested has been identified as S Sellappa, 49, of Egmore, who is a previous offender ... They told police they received information from Sellappa, who was released from prison in January. He knew Kamalakannan’s business transactions and presence of cash and valuables at his house ... Download. The Times of Indiafor Latest News ... .

Convict leasing, a precursor to private prisons

Indianapolis Recorder 01 Mar 2021
A variety of businesses such as farming, railroads, mining operations and logging operations in need of finances and free manpower worked out agreements with the local prison wardens and jailers for inmate slave labor. As most political schemes work, the prisons also benefitted from the kickbacks they received from the recipient businesses.

Communities divided on state prison closings

Niagara Gazette 01 Mar 2021
Four days before Christmas last year, Jamie Richmond learned the prison in Watertown near her home would be closing ... Prison employees are a huge part of their regular customer base. And sure, she said, the closure will affect their business. But it affects her family, too, because her two brothers work at the prison as well.

Tsipras Pleads for Life of Hunger-Striking Terrorist Killer Koufodinas

The National Herald 01 Mar 2021
... to a prison in Athens from central Greece ... The government disputed that interpretation and said that Korydallos is primarily a pre-detention facility and not just high-security and is being used to process transfers to other prisons, said the business newspaper Naftemporiki.

First Capital Command – PCC

InSight Crime 01 Mar 2021
Both criminal organizations were formed by prisoners as self-protection groups in Brazil’s brutal prison system ... Over the next decade, the PCC grew in strength and sophistication, aided by a virtually unimpeded ability to conduct business in Brazil’s under-resourced prisons as well as a reported truce with the São Paulo police.

Man who owned Spearfish business sentenced to prison, ordered to forfeit $15 million

Rapid City Journal 01 Mar 2021
A Florida man who ran a fraudulent organic grain and seed business in Spearfish was sentenced to more than four years in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $15 million ... Judge Karen Schreier sentenced Anderson to 51 months in prison and ordered him to forfeit $15,311,927.

Aaron Rodgers Gives $1 Million To Help Businesses In His Hometown Of Chico

CBS Sports 01 Mar 2021
CHICO (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback and reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers has donated $1 million to help 80 locally owned businesses in or around his hometown of Chico. The businesses that Rodgers is assisting are all either in Chico or in Butte County, where Chico is located.