Last year, Lincoln County, Missouri agreed to pay $260,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a jail prisoner who committed suicide in 2011.
On August 21, 2011, police from the City of Troy responded to a domestic disturbance call at the home of Terry L. Marler ...
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- “This Man Will Almost Certainly Die”
- Missouri County Settles Suit Over Jail Prisoner’s Suicide for $260,000
- Heck Satisfied if Ruling Fails to Address Issues but Reverses Conviction
- Reforms at New Orleans Jail Slow to Materialize; Death Reporting Problematic, by David Reutter
- Michigan Prison Guards Fired Following Suicide Bet
- Pennsylvania: DA Apologizes for Undisclosed Gifts
- Private Jail Contractor’s Insurance Excludes Coverage of Detainee’s Death
- South African Prison Evacuated Due to Squalor; Two Prisoners Die from Rat-Borne Disease, by Christopher Zoukis
- Photo of Prisoner Beaten by Georgia Gang Members Posted Online
- Tennessee Sheriff’s Willful Denial of Public Records Merits PLN Attorney Fee Award
- Wardens “Retire” from Two California Women’s Prisons
- Ferguson, Missouri Under Fire for Revenue-based Criminal Justice System, by Christopher Zoukis
- Tennessee District Attorney Ends Sterilization in Plea Bargains; Prosecutor Fired, by David Reutter
- Another Appeal in New York Post-Release Supervision Case, by Matthew Clarke
- Former Warden, Sheriff, Justice of the Peace Charged in Texas Corruption Scandal, by Matthew Clarke
- Corrections Officials Stealing Prisoners’ Identities a Growing Problem, by Christopher Zoukis
- Corizon Faces Suit for Failing to Administer Tube Feedings to Pennsylvania Prisoner
- Tenth Circuit Rules on $3.38 Million Verdict in CCA Prison Sexual Abuse Case, by Derek Gilna
- Corizon, CCA Settle Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement of Elderly Woman, by Matthew Clarke
- New Study Documents Lower Pre-arrest Incomes for Prisoners, by Derek Gilna
- Are French Prisons Radicalizing Muslim Prisoners?, by Joe Watson
- Prison Survival Guides Find Audience Beyond Soon-to-be Prisoners, by Derek Gilna
- Merits Ruling on Procedurally Flawed Grievance Satisfies PLRA
- Father of Four Dies in Privately-operated Texas Jail; Civil Suit Expected
- Phoenix Fire Investigators and Insurance Company Implicated in Wrongful Prosecutions, by Joe Watson
- Missouri: Habeas Corpus Granted to Prisoner Denied Jail Credit
- If the Risk is Low, Let Them Go
- California Prison Employees Reap Staggering Overtime Payments, by Christopher Zoukis
- Attica Prison Guards Who Viciously Beat Prisoner Avoid Jail Time but Lose Jobs
- Fifth Circuit Holds Louisiana Prisoner May Sue Over Failure to Credit Good Time , by Matthew Clarke
- $500,000 in Settlements after Utah Prisoner Dies when Medical Technician Doesn’t Show up for Work, by Christopher Zoukis
- Missouri Governor Doesn’t Have to Serve as Public Defender
- More Suicides, Overdoses and Murders in California Prisons, According to Death Review Report, by Joe Watson
- Ninth Circuit Declines to Enforce Procedural Bar When Prison Officials Waive Rule
- Prison Rodeos: A Bunch of Bull?, by David Reutter
- New Mexico County Officials Settle Jail Prisoner’s Suit for $750,000
- Ninth Circuit Adopts Test to Excuse Exhaustion of Administration Remedies for Retaliatory Threats
- Connecticut Prisoners File Suit Over Exposure to Radon Gas, by Panagioti Tsolkas
- Prominent Texas Capital Defense Attorney Suspended for a Year
- Potential Class-action Suit over Domestic Violence “Victim Fees” in Georgia
- Widespread Failures at Crime Labs Continue to Plague Criminal Justice System , by Derek Gilna
- Private Prison in Texas Closes after Riot Renders it Uninhabitable, by Matthew Clarke
- From the Editor, by Paul Wright
- News in Brief
More from these topics:
- When Prosecuting Crimes by Police, Feds Appear to Move Slowly, March 15, 2019. Police Misconduct, Police.
- Sixth Circuit Rejects Qualified Immunity Claim in Malicious Prosecution Suit for Wrongful Arrest and Conviction Involving Multiple Lies by Police, March 15, 2019. Police Misconduct, Appeals, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, Qualified Immunity.
- LA County Jail Guards’ Conviction for Assaulting Visitor Upheld, March 5, 2019. Guard Misconduct.
- Wisconsin Federal Court Denies New Trial, Grants Attorney Fees in Sexual Abuse Case, March 5, 2019. Sexual Assault, Failure to Protect (General).
- No Summary Judgment for Jail’s Denial of Mental Health Treatment; $150,000 Settlement, March 5, 2019. Corizon, Settlements, Mental Health, Failure to Treat (Mental Illness).
- Report Released on Deaths in Utah Prisons and Jails, March 5, 2019. Wrongful Death, Failure to Protect (Wrongful Death), Medical Neglect/Malpractice, Suicides.
- Connecticut Prisoner Survives DOC’s Summary Judgment Motion in Mental Health Suit, March 5, 2019. Americans with Disabilities Act, Mental Health, Failure to Treat (Mental Illness).
- Illinois DOC Permanently Enjoined From Neglecting Prisoners’ Mental Health, March 5, 2019. Americans with Disabilities Act, Mental Health, Failure to Treat (Mental Illness).
- $100,000 Settlement for Preventable Suicide in Virginia Department of Corrections, March 5, 2019. Wrongful Death, Failure to Protect (Wrongful Death), Suicides.
- Eighth Circuit Finds Verified Complaint Defeats Summary Judgment Motion in Failure-to-Protect Case, March 5, 2019. Sexual Assault, Failure to Protect (General).