Government accused of ‘putting profit over human dignity’ with plan to build prisons and boost economy

A government pledge to build new prisons has been criticised as “putting profit over human dignity” after the Ministry of Justice heralded the scheme as being designed to boost the nation’s economy. The MoJ announced four new sites would be built across England in the next six years amid a drive to fulfil a Conservative […]

GOP rep plans to introduce bill allowing Bureau of Prisons to stop inmate movement amid coronavirus

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Pa. said Thursday that he plans to introduce a bill next week aimed at halting inmate movement in the federal prison system during the coronavirus pandemic, giving the Bureau of Prisons the authority to keep prisoners […]