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Pakistan executes three more death row inmates

LAHORE: Three convicted prisoners were executed in separate jails of Pakistan’s Punjab province early Saturday morning, media reports said.

Rashid Muneer, a convicted killer, was sent to gallows in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail at this daybreak. 143 more words


Correcting Corrupt Correctional Facilities

Problem: The U.S. has 5% of the world’s population and 25% of the world’s prisoners.

Tax-payers pay the bill for incarcerating inmates; it is currently at an average of $31,307 per year per inmate, with some states reaching as high as $60,000 per year. 807 more words

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finding winston moore: the original psychologist jail warden.

If you’re coming here by way of The Marshall Project piece I wrote about psychologist and Cook County Jail administrator Winston Moore, welcome! If you’re interested in learning more about Cook County Jail history, you can… 606 more words

2015 Birthday Road Trip Photos, Part 3 of 4: American History FW

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover:

For the last few years, my wife and I have spent our respective birthdays together finding some new place or attraction to visit as a one-day road trip — partly as an excuse to spend time together on this most wondrous day, partly to explore areas of Indiana we’ve never experienced before.

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Prison communications company Securus will no longer require jails to ban in-person visits

Dallas-based prison communications giant Securus Technologies has backed off a controversial requirement that some of the jails which sign up for its video calling services ban in-person visits. 290 more words