Jail

To know my friend Jimmy Rosemond is to understand why I jumped at the chance to be an executive producer on the 10 part docuseries about him by acclaimed director Don Sikorski, rightfully called Unjust Justice: The Jimmy Rosemond Tapes.

Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.

How can a person who commits murder or rapes a child receive lesser time than an individual who is charged with a low-level drug offense?

Former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has been sentenced to a month in jail for violating probation stemming from a 2014 assault case. The embattled actor was also ordered by a judge Wednesday to spend six months in a live-in drug treatment program following a series of legal dramas that would be fitting plot lines for the Shondaland drama. Short’s latest […]

Joyce Curnell, who was battling sickle-cell anemia, alcoholism and hypertension, was found dead in her cell just before 5 p.m. ET on July 22. She had been deprived of water for 27 hours.

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera had a terrible start to the New Year, and his situation might get even worse.

Former Rams running back Lawrence Phillips was found unconscious in his California prison cell early Wednesday.

People serving time after being wrongfully accused is nothing new, but every exoneration feels just as freeing as the last.

Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.