In a case fraught with complexity, the former Hollywood mogul was convicted of two felony sex crimes. Will this be a watershed moment for such prosecutions?
Tag: criminal justice
🎧 The Daily: Prosecuting R. Kelly | New York Times
The singer, trailed by allegations for years, has now been charged with sexual abuse. We hear from the Chicago prosecutor on the other side of the case.
🎧 “The Daily”: Why Republicans Want a Criminal Justice Overhaul | New York Times
Many conservative lawmakers support a bill that would enact the most significant changes to the federal criminal justice system in decades.
👓 N.Y. jail program forces families to buy from online vendors that overcharge for basic items sent to inmates | NY Daily News
Infuriating inmate advocates, the state Department of Corrections has launched a pilot program that forces visitors to buy supplies for loved ones behind bars from five online vendors that they say overcharge for simple items.
State officials maintain the vendor system — expected to go statewide by fall 2018 — will reduce contraband being smuggled into facilities.