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Report Suggests Ways of Reducing Jail Suicides

With jail inmates committing suicide at a high rate, the Vera Institute of Justice has made recommendations on how local authorities might reduce the toll. In a report entitled “Preventing Suicide and Self-Harm in Jail,” the institute…

Lawyers Stand Up for Their Underwires

Chanting “We need support!” and carrying signs like “My underwire bra is no threat and neither am I,” about 75 female attorneys and supporters, took to the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas on Wednesday to assail a new…