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Another was accused in a lawsuit of threatening to jail women if they didn’t have sex with him.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: JONES, COVID-19 AND THE IRONY OF REMOTE VOTINGSARA LIBBY AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Maybe only a federal effort to establish standards and regulate compliance to them would be necessary before we no longer have a Robert Williams, a member of any minority group, or any citizen unjustly experience a night in jail or worse.
THE BIAS IN THE MACHINE - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDESIDNEY PERKOWITZAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
DHS agents in Portland have tear-gassed protesters and pulled individuals into unmarked vans, and some of those people were banned from attending any more protests as a condition of being released from jail.
WHAT HAPPENED IN PORTLAND SHOWS JUST HOW FRAGILE OUR DEMOCRACY ISMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Anyone who violated the law would be subject to a fine of $100-$500 – the equivalent of $1,700-$8,500 today – or a jail term of up to 150 days.
‘KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT’: WHY SAN DIEGO BANNED ‘SEDITIOUS’ TALK IN 1918RANDY DOTINGAAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The officers then proceeded to grab his groceries, dump them to the ground, put him in handcuffs and take him to jail, where he’d spend the night for the crime of occupying multiple seats on a transit facility.
THE NEXT MAJOR REFORM PROSECUTOR COULD WELL BE A ‘SURVIVOR’JOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 4, 2020OZY
By life-changing series of events, he meant large fines and even jail time.
AUDIT FINDS SWEETWATER OFFICIALS DELIBERATELY MANIPULATED FINANCESWILL HUNTSBERRYJUNE 23, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Why have I never heard until the day before yesterday of your suffering yourself to be cooped up in jail?
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
They say that if he gets a judgment against you, Elder, he will put you in jail, and all that; but of course that couldn't be.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Casey was arrested and conveyed to jail under great popular excitement.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
For these people, under the older dispensation, there was nothing but the poorhouse, the jail or starvation by the roadside.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO JAIL

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