by Christopher Zoukis
A game-changing settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit over the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in Delaware state prisons.
The suit, filed on August 6, 2015 by the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI), with representation by the ACLU of Delaware and the ...
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- Embattled Private Probation Company Ceases Operations, by Derek Gilna
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- BOP Education Program Revamp in Doubt as Chief is Sacked, by Christopher Zoukis
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- Third Circuit Finds that Prisoners’ Verbal Grievances are Constitutionally Protected, by Christopher Zoukis
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- Seventh Circuit Reinstates Illinois Prisoner’s Religious Rights Suit, by Lonnie Burton
- Seventh Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Civil Rights Suit against Cook County Jail, by Derek Gilna
- Texas Judges Jail Defendants too Poor to Pay Fines, Debts, by Matthew Clarke
- Local Sex Offender Residency Restrictions Challenged in Texas, by Matthew Clarke
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- Summary Judgment in Favor of Alabama Prison Officials Reversed; Writ of Mandamus Denied, by Christopher Zoukis
- New York: Disciplinary Segregation Settlement Finalized; $1.6 Million in Attorney Fees Awarded, by Matthew Clarke
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- Dismissal of Mississippi Prisoner’s Suit Over Grievance Retaliation Upheld
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- Iowa: Lawsuit Against Halfway House Over Attack by Resident Dismissed, by Christopher Zoukis
- Eighth Circuit Declines to Block Subpoena Requiring Missouri to Disclose Identities of Execution Drug Suppliers, by Lonnie Burton
- New York State Attorney General Settles Suit Against Jail’s Medical Provider, by Derek Gilna
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- Injunction Requiring Kosher Diet in Florida Prisons Vacated by Eleventh Circuit, Dec. 12, 2017
- Seventh Circuit: Falsely Accused Man, Conviction Expunged, Cannot Sue Anonymously, Dec. 12, 2017
- Eleventh Circuit Grants Habeas Hearing in Judicial Bias Case, Dec. 12, 2017
- Fifth Circuit Vacates Child Pornography Sentence, Dec. 12, 2017
- Vermont Supreme Court: Miranda Warning Not Necessary When Probation Officer Questions Probationer about Criminal Activity, Dec. 12, 2017
- Fifth Circuit Allows Intervention by Sierra Club in Reverse FOIA Suit, Dec. 11, 2017
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