Several leaders of the notorious Aryan Brotherhood prison gang are being prosecuted in California for murder, racketeering, and conspiracy. While the Reuters story discusses the case from the defense perspective, it does indicate the threat to society that the worst criminals pose, even while in prison.
Like a Duracell battery, the commentary on the Hamdan decision just keeps on coming. The Baltimore Chronicle shares the opinion of Dave Lindorff, author of Killing Time: an Investigation into the Death Row Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
The early release of criminals to reduce jail and prison overcrowding is a topic of discussion in many states. A story by Kate Holloway in the Indianapolis Star reports on the effect of the policy in Indiana.