After spending more than 35 years behind bars, 2Pac’s stepfather Mutulu Shakur will be released from prison.
Per NBC News, Shakur had a release request granted by the U.S. Parole Commission in October, although the decision to let him out on parole was only made public on Thursday. Now 72 years old, Shakur was sentenced to 60 years for his involvement in the 1981 robbery of an armored truck that saw two police officers and a guard murdered.
Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction has been overturned by Pennsylvania’s highest court, resulting in the comedian being released from prison.
Derek Chauvin treated George Floyd with “particular cruelty” during his fatal May 2020 arrest, the judge who presided over the former Minneapolis cop’s trial said in a new ruling.
Ghislaine Maxwell, a longtime associate and confidante of the late Jeffrey Epstein, could reportedly start airing out dirty laundry and “naming some big names” in an attempt to help out her own case following her arrest on multiple charges, Page Six reports. The charges include conspiracy to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, enticement of a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, conspiracy to transport minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, and transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Continue reading Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Reportedly Prepared to Out ‘Big Names’ to Help Case
6ix9ine took to Instagram Live after releasing his single and accompanying video for “Gooba,” his first offering since being released from prison to home incarceration last month. Continue reading 6ix9ine Apologizes to Fans and Explains Why He Snitched
Prisons across the United States are reportedly building biometric databases that include voice recordings of incarcerated people, according to The Intercept. The report cites contracting documents for the state of New York’s prison system, as well as statements from officials in Texas, Florida, Arkansas and Arizona confirming that prisons are actively using voice recognition technology that can extract and digitize voices to create unique and identifiable biometric signatures known as voice prints.
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The Justice Department announced Thursday that it will no longer use private prisons, which is a decision that will be considered a victory by prison reform advocates who have long argued that private prisonsprovide inadequate care to inmates and that the for-profit prison model favors corporate gains over actual justice. The Washington Post reports that the Justice Department has decided to cease the use of private prisons after determining private prisons are less effective than government-run prisons.
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