Federal inmate number 14289-077 is baffled whenever the television in his Texas prison blares out assertions from supporters of Donald Trump that the former president has been victimized by a two-tiered system of justice. “I’ve heard all these Republicans say, ‘Well, we don’t care if Mr. Trump did wrong, we’re going to support him anyway,’” […]

A Malaysian man who sold a dozen black rhino and white rhino horns to a confidential source was sentenced to a year and a half in a U.S. prison Tuesday, federal prosecutors in New York said. Teo Boon Ching, known as the “Godfather,” had pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to commit wildlife trafficking, […]

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that TEO BOON CHING, a/k/a “Zhang,” a/k/a “Dato Sri,” a/k/a “Godfather,” was sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiring to traffic hundreds of kilograms of rhinoceros horns worth millions of dollars that involved the illegal poaching of numerous rhinoceros, […]

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo”, exits the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse on February 11, 2019. CNN  —  Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of

Enrique Tarrio, former leader of the Proud Boys, is the latest key player in the January 6 insurrection to be sentenced. By Nicole Narea on September 6, 2023 7:07 pm Enrique Tarrio, the former leader of the far-right street fighting group the Proud Boys, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role […]

Federal prosecutors on Friday said the former head of Wells Fargo’s retail banking division should serve a year of imprisonment for “obstruction of a banking examination.” They also requested “one year of supervised release” following the sentence for Carrie Tolstedt, who pleaded guilty to the charge earlier this year. She was the only executive at […]

A federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional part of a 2021 state law banning immigrant detention contracts in New Jersey. U.S. District Judge Robert Kirsch sided with the U.S. Department of Justice and private prison operator CoreCivic, issuing a decision Tuesday firmly rejecting a key portion of the state law as . . .

CNN  —  Rare new video has emerged showing detained American Paul Whelan, who has been held in Russia for more than four years, inside his prison camp.

Earlier this month, after more than two years of closed-door negotiations, the United States and Iran agreed to a prisoner swap deal, which once implemented, will see Tehran releasing five US-Iranian citizens in exchange for the release of several Iranians jailed in the US, and access to billions of dollars in frozen funds . . […]

This is The Marshall Project’s Closing Argument newsletter, a weekly deep dive into a key criminal justice issue. Want this delivered to your inbox? Subscribe to future newsletters here. At first glance, the “Federal Prison Inmate Activity Book” looks like something a child might get at a fast food restaurant. But then you see that […]

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