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Jail-Breaking Point: Overcrowded Prisons Strike White House Clemency Chord
Offbeat  (tags: Budget, Crime, Drugs, Government Spending, Human rights, Law, Psychology, USA )

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The enormous outlay for overcrowded US federal prisons is forcing the White House to consider clemency and entreat non-violent, low-level felons serving terms for drug-related crimes to apply for early release.
Offbeat  (tags: politics, society, media, news, humans, government, ethics, freedoms, corruption, crime, europe, business, consumers, economy, environment, finance, politics, money, news, law, marketing, world, abuse, government, ethics, family, media, law, news, safety )

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ADD YOUR NAME BELOW TO DEMAND THAT HMRC KEEP OUR TAX DETAILS PRIVATE >>> HMRC holds this information because the public is required by law to give it. There is a serious risk to our privacy if this information is sold or shared..
'Coversnitch' Records & Tweets New Yorkers' Public Conversations
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Intelligence, Law, SciTech, Security, USA )

- 15 hours ago -
Americans already paranoid about the NSA monitoring their online communications and Facebook sharing their location will find no comfort with new technology that makes it possible for anyone to install a recording device in any common house lamp.
Texas Prisons Are Deadly Hot
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Crime, Human rights, Security, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Texas prisons are becoming so hot that people are dying because of it - a situation that violates constitutional and human rights, a new report states.

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