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Fixes: I Served My Prison Time. Why Do I Still Have to Pay?

Fixes: I Served My Prison Time. Why Do I Still Have to Pay?

Some of the most common fees that handicap a parolee’s successful re-entry are for body monitors.
Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man

Former Army First Lt. Michael Behenna in Oklahoma, his home state. Mr. Behenna, who was convicted by a military court in the killing of an Iraqi man, was given a full pardon by President Trump on
Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man

Former Army First Lt. Michael Behenna in Oklahoma, his home state. Mr. Behenna, who was convicted by a military court in the killing of an Iraqi man, was given a full pardon by President Trump on
Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift.

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift.

U Wa Lone, left, and U Kyaw Soe Oo after their release from prison on Tuesday. They had been detained for covering Myanmar’s deadly crackdown on the Rohingya minority group.
Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift.

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift.

U Wa Lone, left, and U Kyaw Soe Oo after their release from prison on Tuesday. They had been detained for covering Myanmar’s deadly crackdown on the Rohingya minority group.
California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway.

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway.

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California said his administration was considering several new steps to dismantle the state’s capital punishment system.
Why the Golden State Killer May Keep California’s Death Penalty Alive

Why the Golden State Killer May Keep California’s Death Penalty Alive

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California said his administration was considering several new steps to dismantle the state’s capital punishment system.
Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, had long expressed opposition to releasing the two reporters.
Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, had long expressed opposition to releasing the two reporters.
President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black

The former press baron Conrad M. Black was found guilty of fraud and obstruction of justice after swindling his company, Hollinger International, of $60 million.
President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black

The former press baron Conrad M. Black was found guilty of fraud and obstruction of justice after swindling his company, Hollinger International, of $60 million.

Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes

Military officials received expedited requests for paperwork needed to pardon several military members on or around Memorial Day.

Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes

Military officials received expedited requests for paperwork needed to pardon several military members on or around Memorial Day.
Albany Closes a Loophole for Trump Pardons. Next Up: His Taxes.

Albany Closes a Loophole for Trump Pardons. Next Up: His Taxes.

The Legislature is poised to pass a bill that would allow three congressional committees to seek the release of President Trump’s state tax returns.
Trump Is Using His Pardon Power to Reward Violence and Cruelty

Trump Is Using His Pardon Power to Reward Violence and Cruelty

His vision of how to act “tough” extends from war crimes to police brutality and doesn’t stop there.

In El Salvador, Left Joins Right in Asking for War-Crimes Amnesty

The proposed law would protect perpetrators of crimes against humanity and extrajudicial killings from both camps.

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial

The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case.

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial

The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case.
Supreme Court Affirms Exception to Double Jeopardy in a Case With Implications for Trump Associates

Supreme Court Affirms Exception to Double Jeopardy in a Case With Implications for Trump Associates

The justices refused to overrule precedents that allow separate prosecutions for the same crimes in state and federal courts