Land of the Free | The Best Investigative Reporting on U.S. Prisons

Land of the Free: the Best Investigative Reporting on U.S. Prisons by Cora Currier ProPublica The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. We’ve rounded up some of the best investigative journalism on U.S. prisons and the problems that plague them. These stories cover juvenile justice, private prisons, immigration detention and other aspects … Read more

Man Kills Himself in Courtroom After Arson Conviction on His Home that was Facing Imminent Foreclosure

(Warning: Footage of Marin beginning to convulse is included and could be considered disturbing) ~ Prosecutors said Marin couldn’t afford the monthly mortgage of $17,500 and had a balloon payment of $2.3 million coming due. ~ Man sips liquid, kills himself in court after arson conviction A man collapsed in court and died after being … Read more

SENATE, No. 1566 | New Jersey Passes Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act to Reuse Vacant Foreclosures

New Jersey Passes Bill to Reuse Vacant Foreclosures The New Jersey state Senate narrowly passed a bill Monday giving the state the ability to buy vacant, previously foreclosed homes and resell or rent them out. State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union, introduced the New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Termination Act in February. The bill forms the New … Read more

Bank of America Sanctioned $300,000 in Woman’s Mortgage Fraudclosure Case (VIDEO)

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