It may be a violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Leslie Van Houten, 68, has been OK'd for parole, but the final decision on her release comes down to California governor Jerry Brown.
After winning parole, the disgraced football star could be released from prison as early as October 1.
The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners has stoped taking media requests for access on site.
I knew my world could soon be filled with love and possibility instead of heartache and loneliness.
I have cancer and wonder if I'll get parole before it's too late.
You collect your things, change into normal clothes for the first time in years, and a door opens to the outside world. Then what?
In federal prison, you form friendships with gang members, violent men, and a whole slew of drug dealers and users of every variety. What happens after that is sensitive.
The new law, which unanimously passed the California State Assembly Monday, would require prison time without parole for anyone convicted of raping an unconscious person.
As a 17-year-old, Clark Porter was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison. Now he works to keep recently released inmates from being sent back behind bars.