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Op-Ed: Chicago woman arrested 396 times — US justice system fails

Chicago - Shermain Miles, 51, lived in Uptown and was a fixture and menace in Edgewater, another north side neighborhood. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday that Miles has finally been ordered to a mental health and substance abuse treatment program.

Street gang in disarray after 14 members get jail time

Palm Beach - A street gang tied to the prisons in southern California has been rattled in Florida after it's members are sentenced to hard time.

Chilean priest found responsible of sexual abuses, acquitted

Santiago - The Chilean priest Fernando Karadima was acquitted today of allegations against him for sexual abuse; the determination is based on the statute of limitations for the time elapsed between the commission of the acts and the investigation.

British author jailed for criticizing Singapore judiciary freed

The British author who was convicted last year by a Singapore court for criticizing the country's judiciary was freed after losing his appeal and serving six weeks in jail.

Petition asks attorney general to uphold Jordan Brown's rights

A new petition asks Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly to uphold 13-year-old Jordan Brown's constitutional rights.

Judge Bans Use of Word 'Rape' In Rape Trial

Tory Bowen claims she was raped, charges were brought against her alleged rapist and the trial began. When Bowen was asked to describe what happened to her in front of the jury in Oregon she was not allowed to use the words rape or sexual assault.

Prostitute raped and robbed by justice system?

A Philadelphia female judge dropped all sex and assault charges for a defendant and three others for forcing a prostitute at gunpoint to have sex with them. Instead she charged them for “theft of services”.

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King John of England (right) and an English baron agreeing to Magna Carta. A detail from the bronze doors of the U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.
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