Loaded on May 15, 2012 published in Prison Legal News May, 2012, page 32
Joel Chandler, 47, has made himself the self-appointed leading advocate for Florida ...
Full article and associated cases available to subscribers.
As a digital subscriber to Prison Legal News, you can access full text and downloads for this and other premium content.
Already a subscriber? Login
More from this issue:
- Prison Slave Labor Replaces Freeworld Workers in Down Economy, by David Reutter
- Work Crews Salvage Georgia Prison Contract, by David Reutter
- Report Deconstructs Urban Legend of 100,000 Missing Sex Offenders, by David Reutter
- Eighth Circuit Affirms No First Amendment Right to Lower Prison Phone Rates, by Matthew Clarke
- From the Editor, by Paul Wright
- PLN Public Records Suit Reveals Litigation Payouts for District of Columbia DOC, by Alex Friedmann
- Prisons: An Unsustainable Jobs Program
- Research Finds Capital Punishment System in California is Costly, Ineffectual
- Ninth Circuit Holds Phoenix New Times Executives May Sue Special Prosecutor over Improper Arrests; Prosecutor Disbarred, by Matthew Clarke
- New York Not Liable for DOCS’ Unauthorized Addition of Post-Release Supervision
- California Pilot Program Reduces Recidivism
- Georgia Court Rules Prisoners Held in County Facilities Barred from Suing State for Negligence
- Private Prison Health-care Industry Grows as States Cut Costs, Bringing in Millions of Dollars, by Yana Kunichoff
- Seventh Circuit Upholds Indiana DOC’s Ban on Pen-Pal Ads, by David Reutter
- Ninth Circuit Holds Hawaii Prison Officials Entitled to Qualified Immunity when Calculating Release Dates in Accordance with State Law
- $3,750 Posthumous Settlement in California Prisoner’s Medical Suit
- Dramatic Increase in Number of Hispanics Sentenced to Federal Prison, by Matthew Clarke
- Louisiana Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges
- Pennsylvania Businessman Sentenced to 18 Months in “Kids for Cash” Kickback Scandal
- Ninth Circuit Holds New Claims Need Only be Exhausted Prior to Filing Amended Complaint
- Pennsylvania Prisoner’s $185,000 Jury Award Reduced to $75,005, by Matthew Clarke
- Florida Lawmakers Disband Correctional Medical Authority
- New Director of Tennessee Corrections Institute Faces Conflict of Interest
- California: Federal Court Grants Increased Attorney Fee Rates in Armstrong Disability Case
- Florida Citizen Fights CCA over Public Records Request
- Ohio Prison Industry Cuts Over 35% of Workforce
- Ninth Circuit Rules Sheriff May be Held Liable for Violence in Los Angeles County Jails
- Washington State Corrections Secretary Resigns Due to Affair with Subordinate, by Matthew Clarke
- Tennessee Discontinues Polygraph Tests as Sex Offender Supervision Tool
- Arizona Privatizes Health Care in State Prison System
- Juvenile Facility Guard’s Bigamous Marriage Complicates Death Benefits
- California Appeals Court Holds Release from Prison Moots Challenge to Parole Denial
- New York Prison System Allows Same-Sex Partners to Participate in Family Reunion Program
- Arizona DOC Makes Visitors Pay for Prison Maintenance, Repairs, by Joe Watson
- Seattle Federal Halfway House Case Manager’s Reentry Plan for Prisoner Allegedly Included Sex, Heroin, by Derek Gilna
- Federal Bureau of Prisons Says DNA Backlog No Longer Exists, by Derek Gilna
- UNICOR Fraudsters Plead Guilty, Sentenced
- New Washington State Law Eliminates Tolling of Community Custody upon Violation
- Reports on Privatizing Ohio Prisons Indicate Savings are Illusory, by David Reutter
- Failure to Refute Expert Testimony Warrants Summary Judgment Against California Prisoner Suing for Medical Malpractice
- The Criminalization of Mental Illness in Missouri, by Christopher Cross
- Alabama Uses Federal Stimulus Money to Prop up Prison System
- Class Certified in Lawsuit Challenging Conditions at CCA-operated Indiana Jail, but Case Dismissed on Summary Judgment, by David Reutter
- Civil Commitment Must be Challenged through Commitment Proceedings Instead of Habeas Corpus, by Brandon Sample
- Third Circuit: § 2241 is Proper Vehicle for BOP IFRP Challenges, by Mark Wilson
- New Mexico Judge Arrested for Raping Prostitute
- Seven Argentine Military Officials Sentenced for Crimes against Prisoners
- News in Brief
More from these topics:
- Prop 47 Makes Thousands of Drug, Property Offenders Eligible for Release, March 14, 2017. Statistics/Trends, War on Drugs, Cost of Prison Systems, Three Strikes, State Legislation.
- Cosby Appeal of Unsealing of Documents Dismissed as Moot After the Associated Press Intervenes, March 14, 2017. Sexual Assault, Disclosure of Records, Mootness, Depositions, Public Records.
- Corrections Corporation of America Held in Contempt of Court for Falsifying Records at Idaho Prison, March 14, 2017. Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, Failure to Protect (General), Staffing, Attorney Fees (PLRA), Contempt (Civil Procedure).
- Why Mother Jones Sent a Reporter Undercover as a Prison Guard, Feb. 24, 2017. Private Prisons, Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, Media, Access to Media, First Amendment.
- Riot at Private Prison in Arizona Prompts Review, Reforms and Change in Contractor, Feb. 8, 2017. Prisoner-Prisoner Assault, Private Prisons, Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, GEO Group/Wackenhut, Management and Training Corporation, Contractor Misconduct, Corrections Audits, Prison Rebellion, Failure to Protect (Wrongful Death).
- Seventh Circuit Reinstates Illinois Jail Prisoner’s Failure-to-Protect Suit, Feb. 8, 2017. Guard Misconduct, Jail Misconduct, HIV/AIDS, Injury -- Misc., Medical Records, Failure to Protect (General), Disclosure of Records, Discovery, Staff Training.
- CCA’s Rebranding May Violate Trademark Rights, Jan. 10, 2017. Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, Misconduct/Corruption, Lanham Trademark Act.
- PLN Goes Undercover to Bust CCA Employees’ Misuse of Prisoner Labor, Jan. 10, 2017. Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, Misconduct/Corruption, Contractor Misconduct, Threats by Staff, Jail Misconduct, Prison Labor, Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Reports Show Immigration Facility Inspectors Overlook Serious Rights Violations, Dec. 28, 2016. Government Misconduct, Corrections Audits, Conditions of Confinement, Totality of Conditions, Failure to Protect (General), Eighth Amendment, Freedom of Information Act, Immigration.
- Reforms at New Orleans Jail Slow to Materialize; Death Reporting Problematic, Dec. 8, 2016. Guard Misconduct, Jail Misconduct, Prison Reform, Failure to Treat, Failure to Protect (General), Jail Specific, Settlements, Disclosure of Records, Failure to Protect (Wrongful Death), Medical Neglect/Malpractice, Suicides.