Convicted FA gets time off sentence
- Another spin of the prison turnstiles. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/27/97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p28
Notes that four of Edmonton, Alberta's most wanted criminals were released from jail under the Canadian Corrections and Conditional Release Act in late 1996. The Act stipulating that all federal and provincial prisoners serve a maximum of two-thirds of their sentences; Information on the four...
- Kansas Frees Over 100 Nonviolent Inmates to Help Ease Prison Strain. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;08/03/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30946, p4
Focuses on the early-release program for nonviolent offenders by corrections officials in Kansas. Efforts of the officials to ease pressure on the state's penal capacity; Legislation shortening the period felons must spend on parole; Statistics on Kansas state lockups; Number of nonviolent...
- The revival of throughcare: Rhetoric and reality in automatic conditional release. Maguire, Mike; Raynor, Peter // British Journal of Criminology;Winter97, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p1
Evaluates the operation of an early release program known as Automatic Conditional Release (ACR) in Great Britain. Discussion of the contradictory forces which led to the introduction of the ACR scheme; Reactions of prisoners and licensees on the ACR scheme; Practitioners' attempt of adapting...
- Stripper 'Daisy Anarchy' released from jail. Szymanski, Katie // Bay Area Reporter;4/12/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p12
Reports the release from of jail of stripper Daisy Anarchy in San Francisco, California. Protest to an attempt by the district attorney's office to keep Anarchy in jail; Issue of whether Anarchy should remain in jail for refusing to turn her daughter over to an allegedly abusive husband;...
- A cop killer pleads for mercy. Sheremata, David // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/27/97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p28
Notes that convicted police killer Darrel Luke Crook applied in January 1997 for early release from prison in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. His involvement in the 1978 murder of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer; A hearing to determine whether Crook will get early release.
- Supreme Court Orders California to Release 46,000 inmates. Shaver, Joe // Human Events;5/30/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 20, p6
The article reports on the approval by the U.S. Supreme Court in the week of May 23, 2011 to affirm an injunction, asking the California government to free 46,000 inmates from the jail to solve overcrowding in the state's prison.
- The crackdown on convicts (cont.). // U.S. News & World Report;8/7/95, Vol. 119 Issue 6, p10
Discusses how Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has asked colleagues to curb federal judges who put limits on prison populations. How Congress may crack down on frivolous inmate lawsuits; Other calls for get-tough prison measures; Data on months sentenced and those actually served.
- OBITUARY. // Projection, Lights & Staging News;Apr2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p7
An obituary for production supervisor of Hollywood Bowl Mark Ferber is presented.
- Bomb Plotter's Release Hopes Raised. Hindawi, Nezar // ConVerse;Apr2011, p18
The article informs about an order given to the Parole Board by the High Court of London, England, to review the application for early release of Nezar Hindawi, an accused in a bomb plotting case.