Saturday Feb 22
George Ryan Fast Facts
"Our capital punishment system is haunted by the demon of error -- error in determining guilt, error in determining who among the guilty deserves to die," Ryan said in a speech announcing the blanket commutations.
The Washington Post
Prisoner litigation against public prisons: how many ways can you lose?
In yesterday's post , I introduced the recent Minneci v. Pollard case, where the Supreme Court limited the civil-rights actions called Bivens actions - for prisoners in federal private prisons .
WNFL-AM Green Bay
Former prison employee caught in fake-mileage scam
UNDATED A former federal prison employee in Wisconsin is accused of stealing over $87,000 in false mileage reimbursements.
International judges for cattle show
A trio of top class international judges have been appointed to appraise the cream of dairy cattle in the UK's top spring showcase.