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Woman Jailed for Getting Pregnant Dies From Medical Neglect
Society & Culture  (tags: women rights, pregnant woman, jailed, dies, investigation, crime )

Simone
- 1495 days ago - womensrights.change.org
Thrown in jail for getting pregnant? That seems like a particularly absurd violation of women's reproductive rights. But it's actually an established policy in Allegheny County, PA. Cara reports at the Curvature that, for Amy Lynn Gillespie, becoming
ACTION ALERT: Justice for Battered Women in Prison! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: battered women, domestic violence, survivors, jailed, crimes, freedom, society )

Simone
- 1523 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Countless survivors of domestic violence in the US have been imprisoned for decades, despite the fact that their only crime was defending themselves and their children. Criminology and domestic violence experts agree that the majority of women behind bars
Judge Revokes Bernard Kerik Bail, Sends Ex-NYPD Top Cop to Jail for Trying to Taint Jury Pool
Society & Culture  (tags: police commissioner, jailed, bond revoked, mob )

Lone
- 1893 days ago - nydailynews.com
Bernard Kerik became the first NYPD commissioner to land in jail Tuesday after a judge revoked his bail for trying to taint the jury pool in his upcoming corruption trial
'Tight Pants' Woman Jailed for Not Paying Fine
Society & Culture  (tags: Lubna al-Hussein, jailed, failed fine payment, conservative Muslim government's decency )

Rosemary
- 1936 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN) -- A woman put on trial for wearing clothing deemed indecent by Sudanese authorities was jailed Monday for refusing to pay a court-ordered fine, her lawyer said.
   

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