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Did you know that at least 20 states have sentencing policies that allow them to determine the severity of a criminal sentence based on factors…

Rikers Guards Accused of Faking Suicide Attempt to Cover Up Beating On Monday, New York City’s Department of Investigation said it’s reviewing the 129 incidents in which…

Texas Father Who Overpaid Child Support Reports to Prison After exhausting the appeal process, a Houston father is prepared to turn himself in and go…

Jonathan Fleming was arrested in 1989 and convicted of murder in an NYC shooting, even though he was in Florida at the time of the…

Dedicated mother and church member, Mary Virginia Jones (she’s affectionately called, “Mother Mary”) was sentenced to life in prison in 1982, without the possibility of…

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been K.O.ed in court. We previously reported that the undefeated boxing champ’s team of attorneys were requesting Mayweather be allowed to finish his 89 day jail sentence at home because he is malnourished and dehydrated. “Money” Mayweather also claimed he wasn’t taking in enough calories and that was putting his boxing […]

Lawyers for incarcerated boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. say the undefeated boxer may never fight again if he’s not released from the Las Vegas jail he entered earlier this month. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Mayweather’s lawyers filed an emergency motion Monday asking that he serve the remainder of his three-month jail sentence on house […]

  Via: Breathecast.com Track and field star Marion Jones fell from the public’s grace in 2007 when she admitted to lying to federal agents about her use of performance enhancing drugs prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics but she met God while serving time for perjury. “I graced the covers of Time Magazine, Vogue Magazine, […]

A new study by M. Marit Rehavi of the University of British Columbia and Sonja B. Starr of the University of Michigan Law School shows that Black Americans receive almost 60% long prison sentences than white Americans who committed the same crime. The study covered 58,000 federal criminal cases and found that there was a […]

With 2.3 million people behind bars, America leads the world in incarceration. The U.S. prison population has more than doubled in the past 15 years. Despite the fact that African Americans and Latino Americans are less than 30% of the country, they comprise more than 60% of its inmates. See Also: Ever Been To Europe? […]

Wesley Snipes is finally in federal custody after trying to get his 3-year sentence for tax evasion delayed until after the holidays. Snipes surrendered early today. From TMZ: Traci Billingsley, Chief Public Information Officer for the Bureau of Prisons, tells TMZ, “Wesley Snipes has self surrendered to the minimum security Federal Prison Camp at the […]

Actor Wesley Snipes talked to CNN’s Larry King about how the media has misreported facts about his case. Snipes has been sentenced to three years in prison for not paying taxes and reports to jail on Thursday. “I would say that I relied on the advice of those who I consider professionals,” Wesley Snipes told […]