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Inmate Acquitted in Delaware Prison Riot Case

An inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage was acquitted of all charges Thursday and will soon be freed, the Associated Press reports. A jury…

Demystifying Five Myths About U.S. Prisons

It’s a myth that U.S. prisons are full of nonviolent drug offenders, Fordham University law Prof. John Pfaff writes in a Washington Post roundup of prison myths. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), claims “we locked up more people for marijuana in…