El sheriff Joe Arpaio logró notoriedad pública cuando estableció la polémica cárcel de la "Ciudad de las Carpas", donde los reos cumplen sus condenas al aire libre y soportan las extremas temperaturas del desierto de Arizona.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio became a notorious public figure when he established "Tent City", a temporary jail where inmates served their sentences outdoors in the extreme weather conditions of Arizona's desert.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
Si usted siente que después de las elecciones pasadas son los pacientes los que dirigen el manicomio, créame, no es el único. El lunático número uno es, sin duda, el mismo presidente, quien la semana pasada en Miami demostró una vez más que su concepto (o su comprensión) de la realidad no pasa de los “reality shows”.
If you feel that after the last election the inmates are running the asylum, you are not alone. The main lunatic seems to be the president himself, who last week in Miami showed once again that his concept (or his grasp) of reality does not go beyond, well, very bad “reality shows.”
Talk about putting the cart before the horse.
That’s what the Trump administration, and Republicans around the country, did when the conversation turned to sanctuary cities. They got all worked up. They declared their opposition. They threatened to withhold federal funding.
All before they had even defined the term.
Candidates seeking a victory in the May 16, 2017 primary election for District Attorney in Philadelphia have spent months making big promises to initiate reforms and ‘restore integrity’ to that post now polluted by the presence of current DA Seth Williams who is facing a federal trial for a slew of corruption charges.
More emphasis is placed on the financial bottom line instead of the cultural and historical meaning of the holiday
The state of Arkansas, USA, carried out a double execution on Monday, after delivering a lethal injection to a second prisoner, Marcel Williams, on charges of kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in 1994.
The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.
Gracias a la puesta en marcha de medidas alternativas financiadas por la Fundación MacArthur, la ciudad ha empezado a cumplir su objetivo de bajar en 34 por ciento la cantidad de personas que permanecen tras las rejas.
It is said that about 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the second week of February. I didn’t make it that far.
A group of councilors want to discuss treatment received by young people under 18 in prisons in the city.