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4 years 10 months ago

Sexually dangerous can be kept in prison

The Supreme Court says federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered "sexually dangerous" after their prison terms are complete. The high court on Monday reversed a lower court decision that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing indefinite detentions of considered "sexually dangerous." The challenge was brought by four...

5 years 6 months ago

3,500 Colorado inmates could leave prison early

Joe Cannata's daughter was murdered several years ago. Her killer served 18 of his 24-year prison sentence. In that time, Cannata went to countless hearings, including a parole hearing seven years after sentencing. Cannata takes issue with Governor Bill Ritter's plan to release 3,500 prisoners. "Victims go to these...

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