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Justice Hits BoA with Record-Breaking Fine, No Immunity from Criminal Prosecution

Justice Hits BoA with Record-Breaking Fine, No Immunity from Criminal Prosecution
Eric Holder's Justice Department has levied a near $17 billion dollar fine agains Bank of America for its shady dealings leading up to 2008's financial meltdown. At first blush, it looks like the punishment may have actual teeth, as BoA could still be liable for criminal prosecution.
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Pro-Russian Ukrainians Slapped with Visa Restrictions, Financial Sanctions to Come

Pro-Russian Ukrainians Slapped with Visa Restrictions, Financial Sanctions to Come
The Obama administration slapped new visa restrictions Thursday on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kiev and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
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Officials Acknowledge Prison Director’s Murder Tied to Solitary Confinement Policies

Officials Acknowledge Prison Director’s Murder Tied to Solitary Confinement Policies
After years of controversial work to transition prisoners out of solitary confinement — especially prior to release into society — Colorado's Corrections Department Director was murdered by a former inmate who was released to the streets directly from 23 hours a day in a cement cell. The tragic, teachable moment is both about human rights for all humans and public safety.
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