Prison Company Investigated by FBI for ‘Gladiator School’

Prison Company Investigated by FBI for ‘Gladiator School’

The FBI is investigating a private prison company, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), for incidences of extreme violence in an Idaho prison. Inmates have reported the violence is due to serious under staffing, leading them to dub the prison “Gladiator School.” The Idaho Correctional Center, the focus of the FBI investigation, has been under staffed […]

Misdemeanor Court: An Unreported, Unpredictable Experience

Misdemeanor Court: An Unreported, Unpredictable Experience

Jeffrey Tolbit stood quietly at the podium, wearing ripped denim jeans and an untucked flannel shirt.  He was scruffy, with a patchy beard and tussled hair.  He spoke hesitantly, quietly. The nearly 100 people in the room could all hear him admit to something he had been, and still was, horribly embarrassed by. His crime […]

Darrell Issa Ignites Fireworks in IRS Hearing

Darrell Issa Ignites Fireworks in IRS Hearing

Darrell Issa ignited fireworks during a hearing to further investigate the targeting of conservative political groups by the IRS Wednesday when the Republican California Representative called the meeting to a close before Democratic Congressman Elijah Cumming was able to ask what he claimed was a “procedural” question. The dramatic, slightly theatrical rant (some even called […]