The rich can still walk away from jail in China

A centuries-old practice of China’s upper crust continues today, except with a bit more circumspection. Rich and/or powerful people on trial or convicted can still get away with hiring replacements to serve their sentences. But because of ubiquitous Internet videos, only if the replacements facially resemble the perps. Since the rich person winds up paying … [Read the full story]

Throw “strumpet” in jail without an appeal

A Perth model barred from licensed premises after glassing a woman in the face has been sent back to jail for breaching her bail conditions. Why was she on bail in the first place? Eva Grace Scolaro, 24, had her bill revoked in the WA Supreme Court in Perth on Tuesday and was remanded in … [Read the full story]