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Inmates Lose Court Challenge to Ohio’s Execution Drugs

  A divided federal court of appeals has rejected a challenge to the three-drug execution protocol Ohio plans to use. The state had suspended executions for more than three years due to litigation attacking its three-drug lethal injection method, and to its inability to obtain barbiturates formerly used to anaesthetize death row prisoners before being

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Correctional Education Crucial to Inmates’ Future Success

RECEIVING EDUCATION AND TRAINING BEHIND BARS CAN HELP PREVENT YOUTH FROM RE-ENTERING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE FUTURE. America’s prison population began to spike in 1975. But why? Prior to that time, the incarceration rate was pretty level. Since the late 70s, though, prisons have become more packed each year. Longer sentences and expanded enforcement and

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