In the private prison industry the more time an inmate spends in a facility, the more of a profit is reaped from the state. Ciavearella was a figurehead in a conspiracy in the state of Pennsylvania which saw thousands of young men and women unjustly punished and penalized in the name of corporate profit.
According to allgov.com Ciavearella’s cases from 2003 – 2008 were reviewed by a special investigative panel and later by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and it was found that upwards of 5,000 young men and women were denied their constitutional rights, and therefore all of their convictions were dismissed and were summarily released. It’s Not News Yet
German public broadcaster ZDF said Thursday it would stop showing reruns of the wildly popular television crime show “Derrick” after it emerged that its late star had belonged to Hitler’s notorious Waffen SS. WT news feed
New legislation will make it possible for police and justice ministry officials to hack into suspects’ computers even if the server is abroad, and tap into Skype conversations, according to various media reports on Thursday. WT news feed
The ‘extreme-scale analytics’ program — called Riot, or Rapid Information Overlay Technology — has been created by Raytheon, the tech company specialising in defence and national security. WT news feed