News tagged with prison

Pirate Bay financier takes case to Supreme Court

A key financier of the Swedish filesharing site, The Pirate Bay, appealed to the country's highest court on Monday to overturn his four-month prison sentence and fines to the music and movie industry, court ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Could economics solve the prison crisis?

Prison numbers in England and Wales have risen sharply in the last decade, and are set to rise further. A study out today in the Probation Journal published by SAGE suggests that economists have a unique opportunity to hel ...

Sep 24, 2010
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Attack on SC prison guard renews phone-jam debate

(AP) -- South Carolina authorities who have helped push for permission to block cell phone signals inside prisons say an officer in charge of keeping out contraband was nearly killed at his home - in an attack ...

Sep 13, 2010
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