Prosecutors recommend that Ghislaine Maxwell be sentenced to 30 to 55 years in prison for sex trafficking – CBS Tampa

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Federal prosecutors asked a judge in a court filing Wednesday to sentence Ghislaine Maxwell to 30 to 55 years in prison for child sex trafficking and other charges related to a sprawling conspiracy to abusing girls with Jeffrey Epstein. . “Maxwell was an adult who … Read more

Myanmar moves Aung San Suu Kyi to solitary confinement in a new prison

Myanmar’s military government has confirmed that ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been transferred to a prison compound in a separate compound from other detainees. Key points: Aung San Suu Kyi has been transferred to a newly built prison and courthouse west of Naypyitaw. The 77-year-old’s first court hearing at the new location is … Read more

‘Coercive and Arbitrary’: New Report Details US Prison Labor | prison news

Los Angeles, California, USA – Prison labor in the United States generates $11 billion in goods and services annually, according to a new study, but incarcerated workers perform vital services for low wages and with few guarantees of safety. In a nearly 150-page report released in mid-June, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the … Read more

Transgender Woman Demands Transfer to Shakopee Women’s Prison – WCCO

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota transgender woman serving time in prison on a drug charge says she shouldn’t have been assigned to a men’s facility and has been sexually and verbally abused because of her gender identity. Christina Lusk, 56, is suing the state Department of Corrections for discrimination. She has asked to … Read more

Federal prosecutors suggest that R. Kelly receive more than 25 years in prison to “protect the public”

Federal prosecutors have suggested that Kelly be sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for the safety of the public. The disgraced musician is scheduled to be sentenced on June 29 after being found guilty last September on all nine counts against him, including one count of extortion and eight counts of violating the … Read more

Locking up some New York City criminals may actually save them

Despite the condescending attitude toward New York’s low-level criminals by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and his supporters—that thieves and muggers are not responsible for their own behavior because they “need help”—not all criminals are mentally ill or irrational in the decisions they make. Exhibit A is Isaac Rodriguez, The Post’s “robbery man.” Like most … Read more

Data reveals where people in New York jails come from

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – The Corrections Policy Initiative and VOCAL-NY released a new report that provides an in-depth look at where people in New York State prisons come from. The report shows that incarceration rates vary across New York state, with the highest rates in cities like Albany, Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse. Get the latest … Read more

Cuban dissident artists go on trial and face years in prison | Political news

Two dissident artists are facing their first day of trial in Cuba after being detained nearly a year ago, in an ongoing judicial process that human rights groups have called a “farce” and a “circus.” Police and security forces surrounded the Havana courthouse on Monday, while a small group of family members were allowed access … Read more

Traumatized families demand reforms after prison riots in Ecuador | prison news

Guayaquil, Ecuador – Alex Burbano’s younger brother, Jonathan, was quiet and serious. The 23-year-old was in the middle of a two-year prison sentence when he was killed in a massacre at Guayaquil’s Litoral Penitentiary in September 2021. It was one of the deadliest in a series of Ecuadorian prison riots last year, resulting in 119 … Read more

Cheektowaga man gets 30 years for enticing mentally disabled girl into a sexual relationship

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) — A Cheektowaga man convicted of enticing a mentally disabled 17-year-old girl into a sexual relationship will spend 30 years behind bars. Michael Mesko, 52, of Cheektowaga, sent the 17-year-old a text message and mobile chat apps. He had a sexual relationship with the victim between October 8, 2020 and January 9, … Read more