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Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmates in Maryland Virus Hot Spot

Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmates in Maryland Virus Hot Spot

A federal judge plans to require a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility Read full article: Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmate...→

Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmates in Maryland Virus Hot Spot

Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmates in Maryland Virus Hot Spot

A federal judge plans to require a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility Read full article: Judge Isn’t Ordering Jail to Free Inmate...→

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

HOWELL (WXYZ) — Two jail inmates in Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Livingston County sheriff.... RELATED: Website: Michi [...] Read full article: 2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test...→

Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was US Citizen at Birth in Canada

A federal judge has ruled that the State Department must recognize that the daughter of a gay couple in Maryland has been a U.S. citizen since her birth in Can [...] Read full article: Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was U...→

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that 335 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along wi [...] Read full article: 335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates H...→

"We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Death, Infected Inmates Live in Fear

Charles Hobbs' death was a turning point on the inside — an indisputable example of the danger each of them faces from behind bars. Read full article: "We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Dea...→

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Over 300 inmates being tested after two inmates test positive in consecutive days, following another confirmed infection from the weekend. Read full article: Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 aft...→

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

More than 200 inmates at Dallas County’s Lew Sterrett Justice Center have so far tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID...→

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

A judge rejected the request of convicted pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to be let out of prison to research a coronavirus treatment, noting that prob [...] Read full article: Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out...→

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Plaintiffs accuse the Metropolitan Detention Center of not doing enough to stop the virus from spreading, but the government claims it followed CDC guidance. Read full article: Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal ...→

Second DUI arrest will result in jail time for Baca County judge

A Baca County judge will be sentenced to jail when she pleads guilty in June to a DUI in Kansas. Read full article: Second DUI arrest will result in jail ti...→

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Los Angeles County, California, inmates are infecting themselves with the Chinese coronavirus in the hope of being released from prison. Read full article: Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Co...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

The department contends it has taken the necessary steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s correctional facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders D...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Out of 4,444 inmates in the Tarrant County Jail’s three facilities, 19 have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday.  Read full article: 19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Worker...→

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

"Any elected official who doesn’t agree the police needs to be out of schools doesn’t deserve to serve the citizens of Chicago," Ald. Jeanette Taylor said. Read full article: Aldermen, CPS students continue push for...→

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

The man never came into contact with the general jail population, the sheriff’s office said. Read full article: Will County Jail reports first case of C...→

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

A video newly obtained by NBC4 shows the first-person vantage point, taken on a contraband cellphone, of the daring escape of three men last year from a maximu [...] Read full article: OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail ...→

When will Maryland courts reopen? Top judge details what will happen and when | WTOP

Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, said full jury trials in Maryland are not expected to resume for about five months. Read full article: When will Maryland courts reopen? Top ju...→

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

A federal judge plans to require Prince George’s County Jail to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t order [...] Read full article: Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s Coun...→

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Inmates in Los Angeles County, California, are generally not being tested for the Chinese coronavirus before being released from jail. Read full article: Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail with...→

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

A federal judge Wednesday temporarily denied a filing by 16 former Watergate prosecutors urging the court to deny the Justice Department’s request to drop the [...] Read full article: Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecut...→

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said inmates thought contracting coronavirus was "a way to force our hand and somehow release more inmates out of our jail environment. [...] Read full article: LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'...→

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens of people gathered outside a Dallas courthouse Monday to show their support for the county judge who sent a salon owner to jail for seven days after she [...] Read full article: Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas Count...→

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Several attorneys and civil rights groups have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Sheriff Benny Napoleon and others on behalf of seven inmates, seeki [...] Read full article: Wayne County Jail inmates sue over condi...→

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Riding on a wave of tough on crime sentencing practices that began proliferating in the 1980’s, the geriatric population in America’s prisons is quickly expand [...] Read full article: Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, ...→

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Bay Area inmates are being released in unprecedented droves thanks to COVID-19. But with fewer safety nets to catch them, some are ending up homeless. Read full article: Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases ...→

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

In the jail system, 2,129 inmates are currently quarantined, and 71 are in isolation. Across the sheriff’s department, 275 employees — 164 sworn personnel ­— a [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, ...→

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday that 339 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along w [...] Read full article: 2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COV...→

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misa [...] Read full article: Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball play...→

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Jeanine Pirro said on Friday that the “clear facts” show that the police officer who killed George Floyd needs to be arrested and charged with murder und [...] Read full article: Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minn...→

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

The state receiver who oversees prison health care made the orders affecting 691 inmates who have tested negative for COVID-19. There were no places left in th [...] Read full article: Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferr...→

Federal judge orders heightened response to COVID-19 in Prince George’s County jail | WTOP

Concerned about detainees’ health in Maryland’s coronavirus epicenter, a federal judge will monitor the Prince George’s County jail’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: Federal judge orders heightened response...→

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Civil rights attorneys say a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot is detaining more than 100 prisoners who have been authorized or ordered by a court to be rel [...] Read full article: Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Do...→

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Kelly is being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago, where there are 49 active COVID-19 cases, according to the Bureau of Prisons. Read full article: Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be re...→

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...] Read full article: Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for ...→

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

The Weld County jail is violating the constitutional rights of medically vulnerable inmates by not adequately protecting them from the coronavirus, a federal j [...] Read full article: Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Wel...→

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

Surveillance video taken inside the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic showed inmates trying to contract coronavirus by sharing bottles and masks. Within a w [...] Read full article: 'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inma...→

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Paxton, whose office said Shelly Luther was "unjustly jailed" in a release, told the judge that he had abused his discretion and emphasized that the woman was [...] Read full article: Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woma...→

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

The ACLU partially funded by billionaire George Soros, is now suing to have 500 inmates freed from jail in Orange County, California. Read full article: Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmat...→

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

A total of 35 inmates at the Santa Rita Jail have tested positive for COVID-19 at some point but all but nine of them have completely recovered. Read full article: 9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recov...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

HOWELL (WXYZ) — Two jail inmates in Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Livingston County sheriff.... RELATED: Website: Michi [...] Read full article: 2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test...→

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

In the jail system, 2,129 inmates are currently quarantined, and 71 are in isolation. Across the sheriff’s department, 275 employees — 164 sworn personnel ­— a [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, ...→

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

"Any elected official who doesn’t agree the police needs to be out of schools doesn’t deserve to serve the citizens of Chicago," Ald. Jeanette Taylor said. Read full article: Aldermen, CPS students continue push for...→

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that 335 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along wi [...] Read full article: 335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates H...→

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misa [...] Read full article: Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball play...→

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

A video newly obtained by NBC4 shows the first-person vantage point, taken on a contraband cellphone, of the daring escape of three men last year from a maximu [...] Read full article: OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail ...→

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

The state receiver who oversees prison health care made the orders affecting 691 inmates who have tested negative for COVID-19. There were no places left in th [...] Read full article: Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferr...→

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

More than 200 inmates at Dallas County’s Lew Sterrett Justice Center have so far tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID...→

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Civil rights attorneys say a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot is detaining more than 100 prisoners who have been authorized or ordered by a court to be rel [...] Read full article: Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Do...→

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Inmates in Los Angeles County, California, are generally not being tested for the Chinese coronavirus before being released from jail. Read full article: Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail with...→

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Plaintiffs accuse the Metropolitan Detention Center of not doing enough to stop the virus from spreading, but the government claims it followed CDC guidance. Read full article: Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal ...→

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...] Read full article: Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for ...→

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said inmates thought contracting coronavirus was "a way to force our hand and somehow release more inmates out of our jail environment. [...] Read full article: LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'...→

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Los Angeles County, California, inmates are infecting themselves with the Chinese coronavirus in the hope of being released from prison. Read full article: Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Co...→

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

Surveillance video taken inside the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic showed inmates trying to contract coronavirus by sharing bottles and masks. Within a w [...] Read full article: 'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inma...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

The ACLU partially funded by billionaire George Soros, is now suing to have 500 inmates freed from jail in Orange County, California. Read full article: Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmat...→

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Riding on a wave of tough on crime sentencing practices that began proliferating in the 1980’s, the geriatric population in America’s prisons is quickly expand [...] Read full article: Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, ...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Bay Area inmates are being released in unprecedented droves thanks to COVID-19. But with fewer safety nets to catch them, some are ending up homeless. Read full article: Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases ...→

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Out of 4,444 inmates in the Tarrant County Jail’s three facilities, 19 have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday.  Read full article: 19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Worker...→

Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was US Citizen at Birth in Canada

A federal judge has ruled that the State Department must recognize that the daughter of a gay couple in Maryland has been a U.S. citizen since her birth in Can [...] Read full article: Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was U...→

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday that 339 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along w [...] Read full article: 2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COV...→

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

The man never came into contact with the general jail population, the sheriff’s office said. Read full article: Will County Jail reports first case of C...→

"We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Death, Infected Inmates Live in Fear

Charles Hobbs' death was a turning point on the inside — an indisputable example of the danger each of them faces from behind bars. Read full article: "We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Dea...→

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Jeanine Pirro said on Friday that the “clear facts” show that the police officer who killed George Floyd needs to be arrested and charged with murder und [...] Read full article: Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minn...→

When will Maryland courts reopen? Top judge details what will happen and when | WTOP

Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, said full jury trials in Maryland are not expected to resume for about five months. Read full article: When will Maryland courts reopen? Top ju...→

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Over 300 inmates being tested after two inmates test positive in consecutive days, following another confirmed infection from the weekend. Read full article: Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 aft...→

Federal judge orders heightened response to COVID-19 in Prince George’s County jail | WTOP

Concerned about detainees’ health in Maryland’s coronavirus epicenter, a federal judge will monitor the Prince George’s County jail’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: Federal judge orders heightened response...→

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

A federal judge plans to require Prince George’s County Jail to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t order [...] Read full article: Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s Coun...→

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

A judge rejected the request of convicted pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to be let out of prison to research a coronavirus treatment, noting that prob [...] Read full article: Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out...→

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Kelly is being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago, where there are 49 active COVID-19 cases, according to the Bureau of Prisons. Read full article: Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be re...→

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

A federal judge Wednesday temporarily denied a filing by 16 former Watergate prosecutors urging the court to deny the Justice Department’s request to drop the [...] Read full article: Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecut...→

Second DUI arrest will result in jail time for Baca County judge

A Baca County judge will be sentenced to jail when she pleads guilty in June to a DUI in Kansas. Read full article: Second DUI arrest will result in jail ti...→

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

The Weld County jail is violating the constitutional rights of medically vulnerable inmates by not adequately protecting them from the coronavirus, a federal j [...] Read full article: Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Wel...→

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens of people gathered outside a Dallas courthouse Monday to show their support for the county judge who sent a salon owner to jail for seven days after she [...] Read full article: Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas Count...→

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Paxton, whose office said Shelly Luther was "unjustly jailed" in a release, told the judge that he had abused his discretion and emphasized that the woman was [...] Read full article: Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woma...→

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Several attorneys and civil rights groups have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Sheriff Benny Napoleon and others on behalf of seven inmates, seeki [...] Read full article: Wayne County Jail inmates sue over condi...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

The department contends it has taken the necessary steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s correctional facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders D...→

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

A total of 35 inmates at the Santa Rita Jail have tested positive for COVID-19 at some point but all but nine of them have completely recovered. Read full article: 9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recov...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

HOWELL (WXYZ) — Two jail inmates in Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Livingston County sheriff.... RELATED: Website: Michi [...] Read full article: 2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test...→

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Out of 4,444 inmates in the Tarrant County Jail’s three facilities, 19 have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday.  Read full article: 19 Tarrant County Jail Inmates, 7 Worker...→

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, 102 other employees, 2,599 jail inmates test positive

In the jail system, 2,129 inmates are currently quarantined, and 71 are in isolation. Across the sheriff’s department, 275 employees — 164 sworn personnel ­— a [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: 249 LA sheriff’s deputies, ...→

Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was US Citizen at Birth in Canada

A federal judge has ruled that the State Department must recognize that the daughter of a gay couple in Maryland has been a U.S. citizen since her birth in Can [...] Read full article: Judge: Maryland Gay Couple's Child Was U...→

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

Aldermen, CPS students continue push for police-free schools: ‘You have a bad day, you get to go to jail?’

"Any elected official who doesn’t agree the police needs to be out of schools doesn’t deserve to serve the citizens of Chicago," Ald. Jeanette Taylor said. Read full article: Aldermen, CPS students continue push for...→

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday that 339 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along w [...] Read full article: 2,587 Jail Inmates Test Positive for COV...→

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that 335 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along wi [...] Read full article: 335 LASD Employees, 2,585 Jail Inmates H...→

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

Will County Jail reports first case of COVID-19 among inmates

The man never came into contact with the general jail population, the sheriff’s office said. Read full article: Will County Jail reports first case of C...→

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball players’ ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misa [...] Read full article: Judge tosses ex-Maryland basketball play...→

"We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Death, Infected Inmates Live in Fear

Charles Hobbs' death was a turning point on the inside — an indisputable example of the danger each of them faces from behind bars. Read full article: "We Might Be Next": After Miami Jail Dea...→

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail Break on Contraband Cellphone

A video newly obtained by NBC4 shows the first-person vantage point, taken on a contraband cellphone, of the daring escape of three men last year from a maximu [...] Read full article: OC Inmates Filmed Their Own Daring Jail ...→

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minnesota officer 'does not deserve to be free'

Judge Jeanine Pirro said on Friday that the “clear facts” show that the police officer who killed George Floyd needs to be arrested and charged with murder und [...] Read full article: Judge Pirro says 'facts are clear,' Minn...→

When will Maryland courts reopen? Top judge details what will happen and when | WTOP

Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, said full jury trials in Maryland are not expected to resume for about five months. Read full article: When will Maryland courts reopen? Top ju...→

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferred to coronavirus-free prisons

The state receiver who oversees prison health care made the orders affecting 691 inmates who have tested negative for COVID-19. There were no places left in th [...] Read full article: Nearly 700 Chino inmates to be transferr...→

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 after two more Santa Clara county inmates test positive

Over 300 inmates being tested after two inmates test positive in consecutive days, following another confirmed infection from the weekend. Read full article: Entire jail camp tested for COVID-19 aft...→

Federal judge orders heightened response to COVID-19 in Prince George’s County jail | WTOP

Concerned about detainees’ health in Maryland’s coronavirus epicenter, a federal judge will monitor the Prince George’s County jail’s COVID-19 response. Read full article: Federal judge orders heightened response...→

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID-19 Transmission in Dallas County Jail

More than 200 inmates at Dallas County’s Lew Sterrett Justice Center have so far tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Inmates, ACLU Raise Concerns About COVID...→

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s County Jail inmates in virus hot spot | WTOP

A federal judge plans to require Prince George’s County Jail to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t order [...] Read full article: Judge isn’t freeing Prince George’s Coun...→

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Dozens Authorized for Release: Lawsuit

Civil rights attorneys say a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot is detaining more than 100 prisoners who have been authorized or ordered by a court to be rel [...] Read full article: Maryland Jail in Virus Hot Spot Holds Do...→

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out of jail from’ Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

A judge rejected the request of convicted pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to be let out of prison to research a coronavirus treatment, noting that prob [...] Read full article: Judge blasts ‘delusional’ bid to get out...→

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail without Being Tested for Coronavirus

Inmates in Los Angeles County, California, are generally not being tested for the Chinese coronavirus before being released from jail. Read full article: Los Angeles Inmates Freed from Jail with...→

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be released from jail amid coronavirus

Kelly is being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago, where there are 49 active COVID-19 cases, according to the Bureau of Prisons. Read full article: Judge denies R. Kelly's request to be re...→

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal Jail Has A “Broken” Response To COVID-19

Plaintiffs accuse the Metropolitan Detention Center of not doing enough to stop the virus from spreading, but the government claims it followed CDC guidance. Read full article: Judge Weighs Whether Brooklyn’s Federal ...→

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecutors’ push for jail in Flynn case

A federal judge Wednesday temporarily denied a filing by 16 former Watergate prosecutors urging the court to deny the Justice Department’s request to drop the [...] Read full article: Judge slams brakes on Watergate prosecut...→

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...] Read full article: Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for ...→

Second DUI arrest will result in jail time for Baca County judge

A Baca County judge will be sentenced to jail when she pleads guilty in June to a DUI in Kansas. Read full article: Second DUI arrest will result in jail ti...→

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'd be set free if they contracted coronavirus, have shared water to infect themselves

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said inmates thought contracting coronavirus was "a way to force our hand and somehow release more inmates out of our jail environment. [...] Read full article: LA Sheriff says inmates, believing they'...→

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Weld County jail violates rights of medically vulnerable inmates, judge rules

The Weld County jail is violating the constitutional rights of medically vulnerable inmates by not adequately protecting them from the coronavirus, a federal j [...] Read full article: Inadequate coronavirus prevention at Wel...→

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Coronavirus to Get Freed from Jail

Los Angeles County, California, inmates are infecting themselves with the Chinese coronavirus in the hope of being released from prison. Read full article: Watch: Inmates Infect Themselves with Co...→

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas County Judge Who Sentenced Salon Owner to Jail

Dozens of people gathered outside a Dallas courthouse Monday to show their support for the county judge who sent a salon owner to jail for seven days after she [...] Read full article: Dozens Gather in Support of Dallas Count...→

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inmates Intentionally Trying To Contract Coronavirus

Surveillance video taken inside the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic showed inmates trying to contract coronavirus by sharing bottles and masks. Within a w [...] Read full article: 'Deeply Disturbing:' LA County Jail Inma...→

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woman 'unjustly jailed' for operating hair salon

Paxton, whose office said Shelly Luther was "unjustly jailed" in a release, told the judge that he had abused his discretion and emphasized that the woman was [...] Read full article: Texas AG tells judge to free Dallas woma...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Wayne County Jail inmates sue over conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Several attorneys and civil rights groups have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Sheriff Benny Napoleon and others on behalf of seven inmates, seeki [...] Read full article: Wayne County Jail inmates sue over condi...→

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmates from Prison in California

The ACLU partially funded by billionaire George Soros, is now suing to have 500 inmates freed from jail in Orange County, California. Read full article: Soros-Funded ACLU Sues to Free 500 Inmat...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake Prison

The department contends it has taken the necessary steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s correctional facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders D...→

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, High-Cost Inmates

Riding on a wave of tough on crime sentencing practices that began proliferating in the 1980’s, the geriatric population in America’s prisons is quickly expand [...] Read full article: Maryland Works at Release for Low-Risk, ...→

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recovering From COVID-19

A total of 35 inmates at the Santa Rita Jail have tested positive for COVID-19 at some point but all but nine of them have completely recovered. Read full article: 9 Inmates At Santa Rita Jail Still Recov...→

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Protect Inmates From Virus

Cook County Jail in Chicago must do more to ensure social distancing among its 4,000 inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus that’s already killed six de [...] Read full article: Judge to Cook County Jail: Do More to Pr...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases leave some inmates on the streets

Bay Area inmates are being released in unprecedented droves thanks to COVID-19. But with fewer safety nets to catch them, some are ending up homeless. Read full article: Coronavirus: Mass jail, prison releases ...→