The first in a series profiling aging lifers seeking commutations from Mass prisons
Street sales of Oxy and the resulting spike in heroin sales led to a whole new wave of nonviolent offenders sent to prison for years with mandatory minimum sentences.
The other reason I generally avoid the subject is because I’m transgender, and I already get enough threats for my reporting.
“Keeping people behind bars for longer and longer periods of time does not help.”
Cash bail a debtors’ prison in the Commonwealth
It seems like the bad news never ceases at the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families.