The prisoner used a plastic spoon to pull out one of his eyes, then began trying to gouge the other eye. Now he's suing the prison and warden for understaffing.
After the Justice Department's decision on Tuesday, the last hope for justice in Garner's death lies with the NYPD commissioner and the mayor, who must fire the officer who killed him.
Her rare Hermès bag bumped the total price of her look to approximately $72,000.
"They have been calling and thanking, you know, that people have been trying to get that taken care of and it's now signed into law and affects tremendous numbers of people, and very good people."
It was "hard to tell" if Jared Kushner and the White House are sincere in their criminal justice efforts, said a member of Law Enforcement Leaders.
The district attorney said dropping low-level marijuana crimes would allow resources to be spent on solving homicides.
States should defy Attorney General Jeff Sessions and end juvenile administrative fees.
Trump says the case showed why people "are so angry with illegal immigration."
The results are surprising because Trump and his administration have repeatedly called for more "law and order" and moved to lengthen prison sentences.
A new study offers an in-depth analysis of the 219,000 women incarcerated in the U.S. to find out why they are locked up in different confinement systems.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, a new conversation on "All Lives Matter" has begun on social media in relation to what's happened in Houston.
It is an indisputable fact that to lock up even more of our nation's citizenry for even greater amounts of time won't make us safer, but it will directly devastate children, families, and communities.
More than 200,000 people are serving some form of life sentence in the U.S.
Advocates hope that the VP nominee's remarks will resonate with Republicans in Congress as they push for a vote in the lame duck session.
The investigative journalist, a staff writer for The New Yorker, talks about being named one of 23 new fellows by the MacArthur Foundation.
Those trying to stop the ivory trade can learn from people tackling drugs trafficking.
The transgender woman is serving 35 years in an all-male prison for providing documents to WikiLeaks.
The remarks came during an exchange with a Black Lives Matter protester in Philadelphia.
"Look at O.J. He did it. His lawyers is how he got off.... If he had a public defender, he'd be in jail."
The state with the highest number of exonerations was Texas, with 54, followed by New York with 17 and Illinois with 13.
All proceeds will go to the Innocence Project.
A settlement won inmates held in isolation shorter lengths of stay, better food and other improvements.
Many on the right don't want to talk about police misconduct. So they change the subject.
Obama has made criminal justice reform a top priority of his final years in office.