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Prisoner ran illicit greetings card business from cell - BBC News
The 25-year-old admitted having a needle which he used to make the cards from his Perth Prison cell.
prison  tattoos  making 
march 2019 by pozorvlak
To end mass incarceration, cap all prison sentences at 20 years - Vox
Mass incarceration is fueled by long prison sentences. It’s time to do something about it.
prison  crime  violence  usa 
february 2019 by pozorvlak
Valentino Dixon, whose golf illustrations sustained him while in prison, has his murder conviction vacated after 27 years in jail - Golf Digest
A man who drew golf landscapes in prison has his murder conviction vacated after an investigation by Golf Digest showed how shaky it was.
golf  crime  prison  usa  art  journalism  sports 
september 2018 by pozorvlak
When Your Child Is a Psychopath - The Atlantic
RT @maradydd: Food for thought, on "the triumph of self-interest over impulse."
children  childraising  parenting  psychology  psychopaths  prison  crime 
may 2017 by pozorvlak
The Imprisoner's Dilemma
Above a certain level of imprisonment, imprisoning more people has no effect on crime. The USA has passed that level.
crime  prison  data  usa 
march 2016 by pozorvlak
Advice to the Lovelorn: The Hess story - in Ian's own words
“So I stormed into school [Manchester Grammar], and I saw the High Master [headteacher] and I said, ‘Where’s Radio Highland?’ – which is where this talk had come from. ‘Inverness.’ So I wrote to Mr. MacRobert in Inverness and I said, ‘Very interesting talk you gave, but as a matter of interest, it was Second-Lieutenant Ian Bailey who looked after him, not Corporal Willie Ross.’ Just to put the matter straight, you understand.

“And I got a very nice letter back. He said he’d met Corporal Willie Ross after the war was over and he had told him this. And where had he met him? In Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh where the business of Scotland is done. And what was he then? Secretary of State For Scotland in Wilson’s Government! And when he retired he was given a peerage and finished up as Lord Ross of Marnock. I’ve got a book called ‘Famous Scottish Soldiers’ – one is Lord Ross of Marnock. Why? Because he ‘guarded Hess’ in 1941! Sometimes there ain’t no fairness in the world! Corporal Willie Ross, Lord Ross of Marnock! Yes, they didn’t do fairly by me at all.”
history  ww2  glasgow  prison  military  war 
july 2015 by pozorvlak
’83 killer in denial | New York Post
The remarkably horrible story behind the "headless body in topless bar" headline.
crime  rape  newyork  prison  usa 
march 2015 by pozorvlak
n+1: Raise the Crime Rate
More than half the incidents of rape in the US are male-on-male.
crime  politics  prison  rape 
february 2014 by pozorvlak
The Strangely Underreported Decline in the Incarceration Rate « The Reality-Based Community
At the time of President Obama’s inauguration, the incarceration rate in the United States had been rising every single year since the mid 1970s... The incarceration rate and the number of people under correctional supervision (i.e., including people on probation/parole) declined for three years in a row. At the end of 2011, the proportion of people under correctional supervision returned to a level not seen since the end of the Clinton Administration.
politics  usa  crime  prison 
may 2013 by pozorvlak

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