Florida judge gives an 18 year old gal 30 days in jail. The judge was acting extremely rude towards teen for no reason. Only after the judge has multiple instances of unwarranted attitude towards the teen, she flips him off.
The worst part about this is most of the media sources including this one think this judge’s actions are acceptable!
Right now, five adults await death in prison for non-violent, marijuana-related crimes. Their names are John Knock, Paul Free, Larry Duke, William Dekle, and Charles “Fred” Cundiff. They are all more than 60 years old.Read more »
A 22-year-old man with severe food allergies died in the Snohomish County jail after a pot bust. She said her son brought along a bag of medications needed to control his allergies and asthma. He turned himself in on a warrant that was issued when he missed a court date. "He was scared," his mother said. "I said, 'You are doing the right thing. They are going to take care of you.' He said, 'I have a bad feeling that they are not going to take me seriously.'"Read more »
Ademo has requested a few books be sent to him to ease his time in Valley Street Jail (and for him to share with his "roommates" there. An Amazon wish list has been created to make this process as smooth as possible.Read more »
A rural Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reservoirs on his property to collect and use rainwater. Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Ore., says he plans to appeal his conviction in Jackson County (Ore.) Circuit Court on nine misdemeanor charges under a 1925 law for having what state water managers called “three illegal reservoirs” on his property – and for filling the reservoirs with rainwater and snow runoff.Read more »
"The board made it clear that talking about diet without a license is a crime and they could take me to court."Read more »
On Monday, 4 June 2012, I was sitting on my porch, alternating between reading about information theory and Ursula K. le Guinn’s “The Dispossessed”, when the police showed up. It turned out that Darryl had called them on me; he would later admit to being a serial informant. In the search of the premises that followed, the police confiscated 3.2 ounces of cannabis and paraphernalia.Read more »
A man held in solitary confinement for two years and forced to pull his own tooth because he was denied dental care has been awarded $22million for violation of his constitutional rights.
Stephen Slevin, 58, from New Mexico, was given the payout after accusing Dona Ana County jail of essentially forgetting about him after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated, not giving him the healthcare he needed and treating him inhumanely.
The settlement is one of the largest federal civil rights awards in history involving an inmate.Read more »
A man who spent two years in solitary confinement (without a trial) after getting arrested for DWI was awarded $22 million for suffering inhumane treatment in New Mexico's Dona Ana County Jail.Read more »
County jail to charge inmates ... Could "earn the county more than $265,000 per year. "Read more »
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