News tagged with incarceration

US protestors find allies in app makers

US street protestors have won allies in software makers who have crafted programs that let smartphones fire off word of imminent arrest or let rallying cries be heard by crowds.

Oct 28, 2011
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Japan's brash Livedoor tycoon heads to jail

Sporting a mohican haircut and a protest T-shirt, Japan's maverick Internet tycoon Takafumi Horie on Monday started a two-and-a-half-year prison sentence for accounting fraud.

Jun 20, 2011
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Professor examines race and sentencing

A Sam Houston State University professor is working on a series of studies that examine the effects of race and ethnicity on state and federal sentencing outcomes, including incarceration and sentence length decisions.

Feb 23, 2012
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Kim Dotcom says he'll beat 'political' piracy case

(AP) -- In his first interviews since his January arrest in New Zealand, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will prevail in what he calls a "political" Internet piracy case against him.

Mar 01, 2012
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Former inmates have increased risk of high blood pressure

Young adults who have been incarcerated appear more likely to have high blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy, an enlarging of the heart muscle that is a common consequence of hypertension, according to a report ...

Apr 13, 2009
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