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Felon Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Allegedly Trafficking Meth

Felon Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Allegedly Trafficking Meth

A convicted felon who became one of the faces of the "First Step Act" law after his release from prison last year has since been re-arrested for allegedly trafficking meth in North Carolina.
Kim Kardashian Visits Trump to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform That Isn't Really Criminal Justice or Reform…or Even Trump’s

Kim Kardashian Visits Trump to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform That Isn't Really Criminal Justice or Reform…or Even Trump’s

Instagram model, activist and almost-lawyer Kim Kardashian, affectionately known as “the Rosa Parks of people who are nothing like Rosa Parks,” visited President Donald Trump on Wednesday to push for
Kim Kardashian West shares pro-Trump story buried by the media

Kim Kardashian West shares pro-Trump story buried by the media

Celebrity and criminal justice reform advocate Kim Kardashian West was at the White House on Wednesday to celebrate actions that President Donald Trump took last month, and she decided to share the
Trump Campaign Airs Super Bowl Ad Touting Criminal Justice Reform Success

Trump Campaign Airs Super Bowl Ad Touting Criminal Justice Reform Success

President Trump's re-election campaign took an early Super Bowl break to highlight his work to successfully pass criminal justice reform.
Two years after a federal law banning shackling women during childbirth was passed, prisoners in America are still giving birth in chains

Two years after a federal law banning shackling women during childbirth was passed, prisoners in America are still giving birth in chains

In 2010, the UN adopted a rule regarding incarcerated pregnant women: "instruments of restraint shall never be used … during labour, during birth and immediately after birth." In 2018, the Federal
New York to Allow Accused Criminals to Inspect Own Crime Scenes, Quickly Obtain Witness Names

New York to Allow Accused Criminals to Inspect Own Crime Scenes, Quickly Obtain Witness Names

The state of New York will soon allow accused criminals to inspect their own crime scenes and will quickly provide them with a complete list of named witnesses testifying against them as part of a
Rob Smith: Trump's 34% Black Approval Shows 2020 Momentum

Rob Smith: Trump's 34% Black Approval Shows 2020 Momentum

President Donald Trump just hit 34% approval among Black voters in two recent polls. Why? Results.
New York City to Free 125K Accused Criminals, Give Taxpayer-Funded Housing, Job Training

New York City to Free 125K Accused Criminals, Give Taxpayer-Funded Housing, Job Training

The state of New York is set to free at least 20,000 accused criminals from prison beginning January 1, 2020 and provide many with taxpayer-funded housing and job training services thanks to criminal
Bill de Blasio to Gift 900 Freed Inmates with Mets Tickets, Movie Passes for Showing Up to Court

Bill de Blasio to Gift 900 Freed Inmates with Mets Tickets, Movie Passes for Showing Up to Court

New York City, New York will soon shower 900 freed inmates with gifts such as Mets tickets, movie passes, and gift cards for simply showing up to their court dates.
New York Jailbreak Law to Free Suspects Accused of Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Child Sex Crimes

New York Jailbreak Law to Free Suspects Accused of Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Child Sex Crimes

New York's latest criminal justice reform plan will release suspects accused of second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, child sex crimes, and making threats of terrorism without
Nearly 500 Convicts Freed in Oklahoma in Largest Jailbreak in U.S. History

Nearly 500 Convicts Freed in Oklahoma in Largest Jailbreak in U.S. History

Close to 500 convicts in prison across the state of Oklahoma were released in the largest single-day jailbreak in United States history.
Kamala Harris throws a hissy fit, withdraws from South Carolina forum

Kamala Harris throws a hissy fit, withdraws from South Carolina forum

On Friday, the campaign of presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced the senator will skip a forum on criminal justice reform in South Carolina this weekend. Her reason for that decision was the
Donald Trump: Criminal Justice Reform Fixed Unjust 1994 Clinton Crime Bill

Donald Trump: Criminal Justice Reform Fixed Unjust 1994 Clinton Crime Bill

"We rolled back the unjust provisions of the 1994 Clinton crime law, which disproportionately harmed the African American community, you know that," President Trump said.
'Latin Kings' Gang Leader Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Murder After Nationwide Manhunt

'Latin Kings' Gang Leader Freed by 'First Step Act' Arrested for Murder After Nationwide Manhunt

A notorious leader of the "Almighty Latin Kings" gang has been arrested for murdering a man less than a year after being freed from federal prison by the "First Step Act."
Democrats Will Have to Watch Trump Get Justice Award from Black Organization

Democrats Will Have to Watch Trump Get Justice Award from Black Organization

The president is receiving the “Bipartisan Justice Award” from the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center for his First Step Act.
HBCU Benedict College Is Set to Host a Criminal Justice Forum Featuring None Other Than Donald Trump

HBCU Benedict College Is Set to Host a Criminal Justice Forum Featuring None Other Than Donald Trump

Benedict College will play host to a criminal-justice forum this weekend, and Donald Trump is slated to be one of the speakers at the HBCU.Read more...
Cory Booker on Struggle with Black Voters: 'Let My Work Speak for Me'

Cory Booker on Struggle with Black Voters: 'Let My Work Speak for Me'

Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) recently sat down with NPR and discussed his struggle connecting with black voters in America, a struggle he denied.
Trump’s tawdry Twitter threesome: Legend, Teigen and feuding egos

Trump’s tawdry Twitter threesome: Legend, Teigen and feuding egos

Legend drags in Melania, too. The post Trump’s tawdry Twitter threesome: Legend, Teigen and feuding egos appeared first on Hot Air.
The President of the United States Is Feuding with Chrissy Teigen Because That's Just How We Live Now

The President of the United States Is Feuding with Chrissy Teigen Because That's Just How We Live Now

She called him a "pussy ass bitch" after he called her a "foul mouthed wife."