“An Oklahoma woman whose sentence for failing to report her boyfriend’s abuse of her children was far harsher than his for the abuse itself wiped away tears and hugged family and friends Friday as she was released after 15 years.” (The actual abuser got sentenced to two years.) AP: Oklahoma woman imprisoned in failure-to-protect case is free.

+ “The Iowa Appeals Court has ruled against a convicted killer who says he ‘died’ during a medical emergency and thus fulfilled his life sentence.”