Prisons Chief Pledges to Implement Criminal-Justice Reform

The head of the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday reaffirmed the Trump administration’s commitment to implementing the landmark criminal-justice bill signed into law last year, even as reform advocates raised concerns about how some of the law’s key provisions are taking shape.

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Jail Where Epstein Died Has Record of Security Blunders

Months after the Metropolitan Correctional Center was celebrated for keeping hold of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — the drug lord who famously broke out twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico — Jeffrey Epstein’s reported suicide there embroils a criminal probe that implicates some of the most powerful men in the world in child sex trafficking.

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