Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Jail

Guilty. Guilty. Guilty.

In a historic moment, jury convicts officer on all counts of killing George Floyd.

Charging people with misdemeanors causes more crime, not less

Groundbreaking study shows that dropping the charges in many cases leads to lower crime rates overall.

Immersed in Van Gogh—the “experience” and the movies

The hit Immersive Van Gogh exhibit provides satisfying eye candy; search out these biopics for deeper looks

A huge step to ending the crime of cash bail

State Supreme Court rules that poor people can't be kept behind bars just because they don't have the money to get out.

Examined Life: Are you ready to open up?

We’ve been waiting for this, but it might feel different than we expect.

Can Big Tech really be regulated?

Hate speech and misinformation has multiplied and been weaponized -- but that may be changing.

Judge upholds gag order on SF Bay View editor

Malik Washington now faces sanctions -- and maybe a return to prison -- for telling the press and public about a COVID outbreak at a private halfway house.

The curious case of the Gray Lady and the Museum of Sentimental Taxonomy

The New York Times denies awareness of Kija Lucas's ongoing project as it launches a very similar feature. The artist calls BS.

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

Foreign Correspondent: What Trump and the Myanmar coup have in common

The Asian country’s military overthrew its government over baseless claims of voter fraud. Sound familiar?