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R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

The third time was not the charm for singer R. Kelly, who again was denied a request to be released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For R...→

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For Release From Federal Lockup

The third time was not the charm for singer R. Kelly, who again was denied a request to be released from jail due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: R. Kelly Strikes Out In Latest Bid For R...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to release in 4K in the UK to help cinemas reopen

As part of an effort to help U.K. cinemas reopen following the coronavirus pandemic, “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” will become the first film in the ori [...] Read full article: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to ...→

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three men accused of using a crowbar to try to break into a Bank of America ATM on the South Side this week mark the latest federal charges brought in the days [...] Read full article: Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- ...→

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

The history of the California Legislature tells us that its members will fully exploit every opportunity to avoid transparency and thus accountability. Read full article: Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legi...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

Montgomery Co. schools release latest student grading criteria amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland’s largest school system, has released the latest framework for its grading system during distance learning. Read full article: Montgomery Co. schools release latest st...→

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly on Friday once again asked to be released on bond from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, citing a new medical report that his lawyers sa [...] Read full article: R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

A federal appeals court has struck down a restrictive voting law from Kansas that had required proof of citizenship before registering to vote. Read full article: Federal appeals court strikes down Kansa...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immigrants from Otay Mesa Detention Center - Times of San Diego

An immigrant rights law firm has filed a petition in San Diego federal court asking for the release of four migrant detainees from the Otay Mesa Detention Cent [...] Read full article: Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immi...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's request to get an early release from prison was rejected by a judge, who wasn't convinced by the 37-year-old's argument that he could use his [...] Read full article: Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release F...→

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles M [...]

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: A state appeals court panel Wednesday re...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Inc. executives have been continuing a slow unwind of their positions -- even though a lockup remains in place until Thursday.After a $1.3 billion shar [...] Read full article: Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Be...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Rules requiring them to pay legal fees before they can cast ballots under new law are unconstitutional in most instances, the judge said. Read full article: Federal judge strikes down most curbs on...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follo...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of the inmates incarcerated at federal prisons who’ve been tested for the coronavirus received a positive result, according to a report pu [...] Read full article: More than 70 percent of federal prisoner...→

The Latest: Federal social distancing guidelines to expire

-Germany experts say vaccine, herd immunity vital.... -US to let federal social distancing guidelines expire. Read full article: The Latest: Federal social distancing gu...→

The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus tests priorities

- CDC will release new priorities for coronavirus tests, including testing asymptomatic individuals in high-risk settings.... - WHO’s emergencies chief: U.S. “ [...] Read full article: The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus...→

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

More than a week after a Richmond pastor was cited for violation of the shelter in place order for staging an Easter service, a federal judge on Wednesday said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says H...→

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

A Long Island gang member was back behind bars for not practicing social distancing after winning a coronavirus “compassionate release.” Read full article: Long Island gang member released over co...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Inc. executives have been continuing a slow unwind of their positions -- even though a lockup remains in place until Thursday.After a $1.3 billion shar [...] Read full article: Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Be...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three men accused of using a crowbar to try to break into a Bank of America ATM on the South Side this week mark the latest federal charges brought in the days [...] Read full article: Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- ...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's request to get an early release from prison was rejected by a judge, who wasn't convinced by the 37-year-old's argument that he could use his [...] Read full article: Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release F...→

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follo...→

Montgomery Co. schools release latest student grading criteria amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland’s largest school system, has released the latest framework for its grading system during distance learning. Read full article: Montgomery Co. schools release latest st...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

The Latest: Federal social distancing guidelines to expire

-Germany experts say vaccine, herd immunity vital.... -US to let federal social distancing guidelines expire. Read full article: The Latest: Federal social distancing gu...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

A Long Island gang member was back behind bars for not practicing social distancing after winning a coronavirus “compassionate release.” Read full article: Long Island gang member released over co...→

'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to release in 4K in the UK to help cinemas reopen

As part of an effort to help U.K. cinemas reopen following the coronavirus pandemic, “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” will become the first film in the ori [...] Read full article: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to ...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

The history of the California Legislature tells us that its members will fully exploit every opportunity to avoid transparency and thus accountability. Read full article: Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legi...→

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Rules requiring them to pay legal fees before they can cast ballots under new law are unconstitutional in most instances, the judge said. Read full article: Federal judge strikes down most curbs on...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles M [...]

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: A state appeals court panel Wednesday re...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly on Friday once again asked to be released on bond from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, citing a new medical report that his lawyers sa [...] Read full article: R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago...→

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of the inmates incarcerated at federal prisons who’ve been tested for the coronavirus received a positive result, according to a report pu [...] Read full article: More than 70 percent of federal prisoner...→

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

A federal appeals court has struck down a restrictive voting law from Kansas that had required proof of citizenship before registering to vote. Read full article: Federal appeals court strikes down Kansa...→

The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus tests priorities

- CDC will release new priorities for coronavirus tests, including testing asymptomatic individuals in high-risk settings.... - WHO’s emergencies chief: U.S. “ [...] Read full article: The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

More than a week after a Richmond pastor was cited for violation of the shelter in place order for staging an Easter service, a federal judge on Wednesday said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says H...→

Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immigrants from Otay Mesa Detention Center - Times of San Diego

An immigrant rights law firm has filed a petition in San Diego federal court asking for the release of four migrant detainees from the Otay Mesa Detention Cent [...] Read full article: Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immi...→

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges Considering Gulf Cartel Boss' Release Unmasked

Three Mexican federal appellate judges issued a ruling potentially leading to the release of a top leader with the Gulf Cartel. Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Three Mexican Federal Judges ...→

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Before Latest Lockup Lifts

Moderna Inc. executives have been continuing a slow unwind of their positions -- even though a lockup remains in place until Thursday.After a $1.3 billion shar [...] Read full article: Moderna Executive Stakes Trimmed Even Be...→

'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to release in 4K in the UK to help cinemas reopen

As part of an effort to help U.K. cinemas reopen following the coronavirus pandemic, “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” will become the first film in the ori [...] Read full article: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' to ...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- latest federal case stemming from unrest in Chicago

Three men accused of using a crowbar to try to break into a Bank of America ATM on the South Side this week mark the latest federal charges brought in the days [...] Read full article: Three charged in attempted ATM heist -- ...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legislative transparency

The history of the California Legislature tells us that its members will fully exploit every opportunity to avoid transparency and thus accountability. Read full article: Sacramento’s latest bid to undercut legi...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Federal judge strikes down most curbs on Florida felons voting

Rules requiring them to pay legal fees before they can cast ballots under new law are unconstitutional in most instances, the judge said. Read full article: Federal judge strikes down most curbs on...→

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Release’ From Federal Prison Hospital in Fort Worth

A federal prison hospital in Fort Worth, which a been home to the greatest concentration of people testing positive for the coronavirus in the state of Texas, [...] Read full article: Inmates Being Granted ‘Compassionate Rel...→

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver to release $20 million in federal CARES Act funds as part of COVID-19 relief

Denver will release $20 million of its federal CARES Act funds to support residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Denver to release $20 million in federal...→

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release From Prison Is Rejected

Martin Shkreli's request to get an early release from prison was rejected by a judge, who wasn't convinced by the 37-year-old's argument that he could use his [...] Read full article: Martin Shkreli's Bid for Early Release F...→

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

R. Kelly again denied release from federal jail after raising COVID-19 concerns

A federal judge in New York has once again rejected R. Kelly’s request for release pending trial, stating that his diagnosis of prediabetes is not enough to pu [...] Read full article: R. Kelly again denied release from feder...→

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles M [...]

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: A state appeals court panel Wednesday re...→

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follower’s Bid for Release

A state appeals court panel Wednesday rejected a bid to release former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten or her own recognizance or bail after an inmat [...] Read full article: Appeals Court Denies Former Manson Follo...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

Montgomery Co. schools release latest student grading criteria amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland’s largest school system, has released the latest framework for its grading system during distance learning. Read full article: Montgomery Co. schools release latest st...→

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third Bid For Release From Federal Jail During COVID-19 Crisis

"It is a fact that people who are diabetic are at a much higher risk for serious complications should they be infected with Covid 19," Kelly's attorney wrote i [...] Read full article: 'Likely Diabetic' R. Kelly Makes Third B...→

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago’s federal jail over COVID-19 threat

R Kelly on Friday once again asked to be released on bond from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, citing a new medical report that his lawyers sa [...] Read full article: R Kelly once again seeks to exit Chicago...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of federal prisoners tested nationwide for coronavirus were positive; LA lockup has worst outbreak

More than 70 percent of the inmates incarcerated at federal prisons who’ve been tested for the coronavirus received a positive result, according to a report pu [...] Read full article: More than 70 percent of federal prisoner...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

The Latest: Federal social distancing guidelines to expire

-Germany experts say vaccine, herd immunity vital.... -US to let federal social distancing guidelines expire. Read full article: The Latest: Federal social distancing gu...→

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

Federal appeals court strikes down Kansas voter registration law requiring proof of citizenship

A federal appeals court has struck down a restrictive voting law from Kansas that had required proof of citizenship before registering to vote. Read full article: Federal appeals court strikes down Kansa...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus tests priorities

- CDC will release new priorities for coronavirus tests, including testing asymptomatic individuals in high-risk settings.... - WHO’s emergencies chief: U.S. “ [...] Read full article: The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus...→

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of Migrant Children in Custody

A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the government Friday to “make every effort to promptly and safely release” the thousands of immigrant children in custody [...] Read full article: LA Federal Judge Orders Quick Release of...→

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and families confused by federal guidance on home confinement release

The attorney general has said that for some inmates, "home confinement might be more effective in protecting their health." Read full article: Amid COVID-19 threat, inmates and famili...→

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says He'll Deny Bid To Open California Churches In Pandemic

More than a week after a Richmond pastor was cited for violation of the shelter in place order for staging an Easter service, a federal judge on Wednesday said [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Federal Judge Says H...→

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

Long Island gang member released over coronavirus fears returns to federal lockup for ignoring social distancing restrictions

A Long Island gang member was back behind bars for not practicing social distancing after winning a coronavirus “compassionate release.” Read full article: Long Island gang member released over co...→

Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immigrants from Otay Mesa Detention Center - Times of San Diego

An immigrant rights law firm has filed a petition in San Diego federal court asking for the release of four migrant detainees from the Otay Mesa Detention Cent [...] Read full article: Federal Court Is Asked to Release 4 Immi...→