What is a Communications Management Unit (CMU)? In 2006 and 2008, the Federal Bureau of Prisons created the Communications Management Units (CMUs), prison units designed to isolate and segregate certain prisoners in the federal prison system. Unlike other prisoners, individuals detained in the CMUs are completely banned from any physical contact with visitors, restricted in interactions with other prisoners, and limited in phone calls with friends and family members.
A Kansas man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for tax evasion. He has been ordered to pay a fine of $20,000 and $188,097 in restitution. The 52-year-old pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and admitted to filing a false joint tax return with his wife. The suspect and his wife allegedly claimed a taxable income of $631,166 and failed to report an additional $185,229 in income. #taxevasioncharge #attorney
President Obama published an essay in the Harvard Law Review Thursday to highlight his efforts at criminal justice reform, saying he’s the first president since Jimmy Carter to leave office with fewer inmates in federal prison than when he was inaugurated.