In January 2021, several hours ahead of demitting place of work, previous US president Donald Trump cleaned home with a sweep of far more than 100 pardons and commutations, some far more controversial than other folks. Between those people that came up for media highlight was the commutation of the existence sentences for a person named Jaime Davidson.

The narrative regarding Davidson was not pretty. He was serving three consecutive lifestyle sentences for a conviction for the dying of police officer, Wallie Howard, in a drug offer long gone improper in Syracuse, New York. Data present that Davidson, who is

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In 2017, a sequence of tweets by Rihanna and Kim Kardashian West turned the marketing campaign to commute just one younger woman’s existence imprisonment into the world wide hashtag #FreeCyntoiaBrown.

The new Netflix documentary “Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story” is the extended-sort version of that narrative, and a transferring reflection of what criminal justice reform indicates in particular phrases.

In 2004 at age 16, Brown was arrested on charges of capturing and killing actual estate agent Johnny M. Allen at his dwelling in Nashville, Tennessee. Brown (who has considering that married and goes by the identify Cyntoia Brown-Prolonged),

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein should get a prison sentence that reflects not only his conviction for sexually assaulting two women, but a “lifetime of abuse towards others,” New York prosecutors said in a court filing on Friday.

FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for another day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

Throughout his adult life, Weinstein has shown a “staggering lack of empathy, treating others with disdain and inhumanity,” Manhattan District

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The director of ‘There Is No Evil’, which won the prestigious award at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, was arrested again in 2010 for ‘propaganda in opposition to the regime.’

Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has been summoned to provide a prison sentence in Iran.

Rasoulof has faced challenges with authorities censorship in the earlier, and was beforehand arrested in 2010 for “propaganda in opposition to the regime”, a cost which landed him a 6-12 months prison sentence. The punishment was subsequently lessened to just a 12 months.

On the other hand, the Iranian authorities had not imposed

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