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Dec 19, 2017

U.S. man admits murders after overturned death sentence

A former U.S. death row inmate whose conviction in the rape and killing of two sisters was overturned, admitted to the crimes Monday after decades of denial and was resentenced. Reginald Clemons of the state of Missouri pleaded guilty as part of an agreement with ...

The arrested development of female prisons

/ | Jun 3, 2017

The arrested development of female prisons

by Philip Brasor

Though the prison population in Japan is remarkably small compared to other countries, there have been increases in recent years among certain demographics. The media is particularly sensitive to elderly inmates. Less remarked upon are female prisoners. A Ministry of Justice study released last year ...