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Timeless stories from our 170-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
For time ylost, this know ye,By no way may recovered be.—Chaucer I spent thirty-eight years in prison and have been a free man for just under two. After killing a man…
From a February 26 sentencing memorandum by Judge Gregory R. Todd, in the case of Montana v. Andrew McCormack. In 2006, McCormack was arrested for stealing beer. After entering a…
The following letter, written in summer 2002 by Wasatch County Jail inmate Kent Coulson, was intended for Coulson’s girlfriend but was accidentally sent to David Sam, his sentencing judge. Coulson…