A man in New York who spent five months at Rikers Island says he had no idea he could have posted $2 bail to be released.
In an attempt to reinstate bail for 21-year-old sex offender Owen Labrie, his attorneys presented a letter from an unnamed professor who compares Labrie to 15th century canonized military heroine Joan of Arc. Wow, so creative!
On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration released an $18 million plan that will, starting next year, allow NYC judges to keep nonviolent suspects out of Rikers by replacing bail with “supervision options including daily check-ins, text-message reminders and required drug or behavioral therapy.”
Noted French predator Dominique Strauss-Kahn seems to have a real knack for getting himself into unsavory sexual situations, and he seems to have an even greater skill for avoiding charges for said acts. Well, today France finally managed to make something stick to the slippery dick. They've charged him with…
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is out on bail today, meaning he'll no longer have to endure jail like a "common criminal." And the increased scrutiny on the IMF has revealed a pretty disturbing workplace culture.