Franklin County is moving forward on a sweeping courthouse project that will include a brand-new Franklin County Courthouse and upgrades and expansions to its Historic Courthouse and Administrative Annex.Read more
Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman recently announced that Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners was chosen to head the new Circuit Courthouse project, on the site of the current Thomas Dorsey Building on Bendix Road, in Columbia., Md.Read more
The Multnomah County Central Courthouse project in Portland continues on schedule and on budget as construction progresses for the 17-story, 450,000-square-foot development.Read more
Saipan is the location of a new U.S. Courthouse that broke ground this month as part of a 20-year lease construct arrangement between the federal government and MMC.Read more
The Broward County Judicial Complex West Building celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11.Read more
Once I was in Heliopolis, the “sun city,” or at least the place where the ancient city once stood. This was in the late 1960s, a few months after the seven-day war between Israel and Egypt. A tentative peace was apparent (which has now lasted more than four decades) and birds were back in the public squares.Read more
LONDON — The United Kingdom government scrapped its controversial $4.8 billion plan to construct three 2,500-bed prisons and will instead build a series of 1,500-bed prisons to expand bed capacity in England and Wales.
The revised proposal calls for up to five smaller prisons that will deliver up to 7,500 beds — the same number of beds as the scrapped large-prison plan — at a cost of $5.1 billion.Read more