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Judge: Va. Death Row Procedures Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that Virginia cannot automatically hold prisoners convicted of capital murder on “death row,” where the harsh conditions and solitary confinement amount to an unconstitutional denial of due process.

01/10/2014

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Horses Inspire New Lives for Md. Offenders

Nelly Madden spoke softly as he ran his hands over the glossy hide of retired thoroughbred Liang’s Dancer at Second Chances Farm.

12/29/2013

The U.S. on Sunday announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel's Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Following Release Of Palestinian Prisoners, US Resumes Israeli Peace Talks

The U.S. on Sunday announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel’s Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks.

07/28/2013

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Jail Helps Inmates Vote, A Rarity Nationwide

There’s one polling place in Washington where all the voters are dressed alike. And when they finish casting their ballots, they head back to their cell block, not to work.

11/05/2012

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