The court says 12 years was "obviously harsh," but hey, at least it wasn't 15.
Hate crime enhancements meet three-strikes laws, and the consequences are terrible.
Reason previously shared the story of Ricky Kidd's wrongful conviction in April.
Many benefit from an increase in "good time" credits and from retroactive reductions in crack cocaine mandatory minimum sentences.
Jeffrey Stringer was sentenced to life in prison for a drug offense.
And the WikiLeaks founder will be in court again tomorrow.
The latest in London Mayor Sadiq Khan's war on knife ownership.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
Roughly 800 federal inmates are sentenced to life under an obscure sentencing enhancement that lawmakers in Congress might soon vote to reduce.
Former Biscayne Park Officers Charlie Dayoub and Raul Fernandez are going to prison after pinning burglaries on innocent black men.
The California Innocence Project helped free Horace Roberts from prison.
He has prior felony convictions, but 20 years still seems harsh.
Valentino Dixon has been proclaiming his innocence for decades. After a golf magazine brought attention to his case, people started to listen.
Authorities say Krissy Noble was justified in shooting and killing a home intruder while she was pregnant.
Egypt has no freedom of speech.
Recalling Aaron Persky, the Judge Who Showed Brock Turner Leniency, Is a Mistake That Will Haunt Progressives
California voters just encouraged judges to show no mercy.