White Collar

Sotomayor Says Prisons May Be ‘Cautionary Tales’ Amid Virus

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor warned Thursday against prisons becoming “cautionary tales” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, after Justice Samuel Alito shot down a bid by a group of Texas prisoners seeking to enforce a lower court’s order on their facility’s virus protection policies…

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Virus Keeps ‘Varsity Blues’ Parents Out Of Prison, For Now

A Massachusetts federal judge said Thursday that two parents who pled guilty in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions case can delay reporting for their prison sentences due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, while denying their requests to serve their sentences at home…

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