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Robert Bales Gets Life Without Parole for Afghan Massacre

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will have no chance at parole as he spends the rest of his life in prison for the murder of 16 Afghan civilians last year, a …

The Truth About Life Without Parole: Condemned to Die in Prison

The facts prove that life in prison without the possibility of parole (LWOP) is swift, severe, and certain punishment. The reality is that people …

LOCKED UP: mandatory life without parole

<b>Our Dream:</b><p>To help obtain freedom for our six featured individuals by bringing the details of each of their stories to light in a one-hour …

Jailed for Life for Stealing a $159 Jacket? 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Crimes

<b>JUAN GONZÁLEZ:</b> A shocking new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has found that more than 3,200 people nationwide are serving life terms …

In California, Life With Parole Increasingly Leads To Freedom

California has more than 26,000 inmates serving life sentences with the possibility of parole. Until recently, that possibility was a slim one; "lifers," who are mostly murderers, rarely got out of prison.<p>But that's changing. Since 2009, more than twice as many lifers have been paroled in …

For 'Lifers' Paroled, Stepping Into Life Beyond Bars Isn't Always Easy

For decades, inmates in California serving sentences like 25 years to life with the possibility of parole rarely got out of prison. Recently, though, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of "lifers" being paroled. Scott Shafer of KQED explains how the change is affecting life on both sides …

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Massachusetts sets new parole hearings after ban on juvenile life sentences

Two Massachusetts inmates sentenced to life without parole as juveniles will be the first to have parole hearings since the state's highest court struck down mandatory life sentencing for young offenders in December.<p>Joseph Donovan, 38, and Frederick Christian, 37, will have hearings on Thursday. …

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On Thursday the Massachusetts Parole Board OK'd the release of an inmate that was sentenced to life for first-degree murder as a teen.

Board Approves Parole for Man Convicted as Juvenile<p>Frederick Christian is the first of 65 eligible inmates to have his release granted as a result of …

Charles Manson to have parole hearing, but he may not attend

When a two-member panel holds a California parole hearing for notorious murderer Charles Manson on Wednesday, he will be represented by state-appointed attorney DeJon R. Lewis, who will urge the state to put Manson in a mental hospital, Lewis told CNN.<p>Manson, 77, and Lewis, 45, who was a small boy …

California expands parole for elderly, medically frail

California parole officials Monday said the state is ready to begin the early release of elderly and frail prisoners who meet new criteria for parole.<p>The program's details were released publicly for the first time at a meeting of the Board of Parole Hearings. They were ordered by a panel of federal …

Parole Sweep Lands Three Temecula Felons Back in Jail

Sheriff's officials say the men were found to be in violation of the terms of their release from jail.<p>Three Temecula men were arrested this weekend, …

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Missouri state senator David Sater blames pregnant rape victims for not taking Plan B.

Despite the known electoral dangers awaiting male Republicans who think they know better than rape victims about how rape victims should act and …

Rape Survivors Talk About Why They Tweeted Their Stories

JoAnne Cusick was wearing a pink floral sundress and jelly sandals when she was sexually assaulted at the age of eight by a group of neighborhood …

Maoist rebels kill 12 in India

Indian Maoist rebels have killed 12 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh, as they continued a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting the five-week national election.<p>Five election officials and two bus drivers were killed in a landmine blast while traveling from …

The Prosecutors Fallacy: The Reliability of Fingerprint and DNA Evidence Kindle Edition

An exploration of the perceived infallibility of DNA and Fingerprint Evidence as presented in UK Law. Until relatively recently there have been …

The U.S. Has a Huge Backlog of Untested DNA Evidence

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito called it "the most important criminal procedure case that this court has heard in decades." But for now, the …

British police failed to stop DNA evidence in McCann case from being made public

British police officers were yesterday accused of trying to stop DNA information allegedly linked to Kate and Gerry McCann's hire car from being made …

Police destroying sex offence suspects' DNA profiles, says Labour

The DNA profiles of thousands of suspected sex offenders are being destroyed because of a legal loophole, according to Labour.<p>From October police in England and Wales will no longer be able to hold indefinitely genetic information on people arrested on suspicion of sexual and violent crimes once …