Low Income Mississippi inmates stuck in jail waiting for trial

Click here for Source: Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial Such long jail stays pressure people into pleading guilty, public defenders say. “Spending time in a county jail, it can make guys crack,” said Marvell Gordon, a public defender in Lauderdale and Yazoo counties. Too poor to scrape up the $5,000 … More Low Income Mississippi inmates stuck in jail waiting for trial

For-Profit Colleges’ Teachable Moment: ‘Terrible Outcomes Are Very Profitable’

Terrible Outcomes Are Very Profitable for For-Profit Colleges— Read on Terrible Outcomes are Very Profitable “Why does the for-profit sector generate these terrible outcomes? That is very simple,” Nassirian says. “Because terrible outcomes are very profitable, and there are no adverse consequences visited upon corporations that generate absolutely abysmal consequences, for both students and the … More For-Profit Colleges’ Teachable Moment: ‘Terrible Outcomes Are Very Profitable’

New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case

New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/04/06/health/talc-mesothelioma-asbestos-damages/index.html Deposits of talc, one of the Earth’s softest minerals, are often located near deposits of the minerals that constitute asbestos, and studies have shown the risk of cross-contamination during mining. Johnson & Johnson said its talc products do not contain asbestos, … More New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case