The Prison Rape Elimination Act has a pretty self-evident mission, and yet, somehow, there are still people who manage to be against it. PREA, first passed in 2003 and finalized in 2012, establishes basic standards to keep American prisoners from being assaulted by other inmates or (more commonly) guards. Yet a…
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A Newspaper in Laos is claiming that Samantha Orobator, the pregnant Briton imprisoned for trafficking 680 g of heroin, impregnated herself with the sperm of another prisoner in order to escape the death penalty. The paper quoted the Laotian police, but, not surprisingly, did not give any other sources. [Guardian]