As climate change causes more heat waves and days over 100 degrees, perhaps no population will suffer as much as those incarcerated in prison, where few inmates are provided with air conditioning.
Just as many people were gaining hope and gearing up for their “hot vax summers,” news started to trickle in about the more infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 spreading around the US. Soon enough, LA started mandating that all people, even those who are vaccinated, wear masks inside public spaces and the CDC followed suit […]
Just because a woman is convicted of a crime doesn’t mean her reproductive system suddenly shuts down. And in fact, many women end up behind bars while pregnant. What happens next will vary depending on the specific circumstances and wishes of the mother-to-be, but one thing that’s always true is that California provides a much […]
No one wants to go to jail, but those who need to serve a criminal sentence in California may choose to make their stay more comfortable if they opt to pay-to-stay in a private jail. These alternatives to traditional incarceration allow you a little more privacy and a little less risk than traditional public jails, […]
Those who have never been in legal trouble and do not work in the legal industry often use the terms “jail” and “prison” interchangeably, but those familiar with the legal system understand that the two institutions actually operate quite differently. If you have been accused of a crime, criminal lawyer Peter M. Liss believes it’s […]