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September 21, 2015

Today, Judge William G. Carmichael of Louisiana's 20th Judicial District Court held a hearing to lay the groundwork for a possible third trial of Albert Woodfox, the last imprisoned member of the A...

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September 7, 2015

The Democratic Union Party (PYD)-led autonomous administration in northern Syria is using a crackdown against terrorism and the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS) as a pretext to unl...

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September 2, 2015

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans heard oral argument in Albert Woodfox vs. Burl Cain. A three-judge panel will decide whether Louisiana prisoner Albert Woodfox...

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September 2, 2015

The state of California settled a federal lawsuit yesterday by agreeing to limit its use of solitary confinement. The state will no longer hold prisoners in solitary confinement indefinitely, nor w...

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