Private prison company announces restructuring plan to save $9 million, says strategy now is “to grow our re-entry and real estate platforms.”
Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby, who failed to obtain convictions of police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, now endures defamation lawsuits and bad publicity.
Public Policy Institute of California says state has an “unmatched” record of prison reform. The institute says it’s too early to say whether last year’s 8.4% violent crime increased in the state was significant or an aberration.
Gov. Tom Wolf says prescribers should be barred from giving young people more than a week’s worth of painkillers. He says nearly 3,500 people in the state last year died from drug overdoses.
Some states confirm that inmates stopped work on 45th anniversary of Attica uprising; other deny that any strike took place. Prisoners demanded fair pay, better living conditions, access to rehab.