26Feb 2016

Supreme Court Ruling Gives Some Juvenile Offenders Second Chance

A recent ruling by the Supreme Court means that prison inmates who were sentenced to life without parole for homicide committed when they were juveniles must now be given a chance for parole. The Court ruled in 2012, in Miller v. Alabama, that a mandatory sentence of life […]

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12Sep 2015
Sep 12, 2015

Judge denies city motion on funding Sheriff Dept

While in court, the City of Thomaston raised concerns in regards to the motion for declaratory judgment and injunction relief under the Service Delivery Strategy Act. The concerns were weather Thomaston residents have to pay for law enforcement services that the Sheriff’s Department was not providing.

Unfortunately […]

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12Sep 2015

Oklahoma County jail not set up for mental health patients

According to the National Survey on Drug Use & Health Oklahoma has one of the highest percentages of people with serious mental health issue in the country at 13.3%. Approximately 12,600 offenders have a mental health needs as indicated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. In addition […]

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12Sep 2015

Sedative Access Stirs Different Death Penalty Reactions in Tennessee, Mississippi

All states and the federal government use lethal injection as their primary method of execution. However, different states use different methods which may include one, two, or three drugs. In Tennessee the one drug method is commonly used and has brought about a number of speculations. In a […]

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