by Derek Gilna
Immigration and Customs (ICE) officials in northern California agreed to settle a three-year-old federal class-action lawsuit that focused on ICE policies which unnecessarily restricted the ability of immigration detainees to communicate with their counsel and prepare for court hearings. The November 2016 settlement required ICE to pay ...
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More from this issue:
- Affluenza Epidemic Rampant in Our Nation’s Criminal Justice System, by Gary Hunter
- Utah Attorney Plans Wrongful Death Suit Against County Jail
- Double Blind: Preventing Eyewitness Error, by Christopher Moraff
- Arkansas Attorney Sues to Gain Access to Incarcerated Client
- Major Measles Outbreak at Detention Center in Arizona, by Christopher Zoukis
- New Mexico State Court Orders Disclosure of Corizon’s Litigation Records, by Derek Gilna
- University of Texas Researcher Makes Data on In-custody Deaths Comprehensible, by Matthew Clarke
- Chief Federal Judge in D.C. Resigns after Lawsuit Accuses Him of Rape, by Christopher Zoukis
- Michigan Prisoner’s Suicide Under Investigation; Lawsuit Filed, by David Reutter
- Private Prisons in Oklahoma Prove Costly
- Seventh Circuit Affirms Award of $1.00 in Excessive Force Case, by Christopher Zoukis
- Texas Leads the Nation in Exonerations, Costing More than $93 Million, by Christopher Zoukis
- ICE Settles Suit Filed by Immigration Detainees, Pays $405,000 in Attorney Fees, by Derek Gilna
- Three Murders in Alabama Prisons in Ten Days; State Senate Passes Reform Bill
- Perfect Storm of Overcrowding, Violence and Staff Shortages in Tennessee Prisons, by David Reutter
- Three State Supreme Courts Rule on Post-release Issues for Sex Offenders, by Matthew Clarke
- Seventh Circuit: Request to Revise Supervised Release Conditions was Premature, by Christopher Zoukis
- Washington Supreme Court Strikes Down Legal Financial Obligations Imposed on Indigent or Disabled Defendants Unable to Pay, by Lonnie Burton
- Former LA County Sheriff to Serve Three Years in Prison, by Derek Gilna
- Indiana Court Rules that Correct Conviction Must be Used when Revoking Parole, by Christopher Zoukis
- Probation Revocation for Refusal to Participate in Polygraph Tests Upheld, by Christopher Zoukis
- States Wrestle with Prison Privatization, by Christopher Zoukis
- WA: Prisoners May Not Have Their Incarceration Used Against Them at Child Dependency Proceedings
- $103,000 Settlement Between Colorado Town and ACLU Over “Pay or Serve” Jail Policy, by Matthew Clarke
- Global Tel*Link Agrees to Pay $8.8 Million in Class-action Settlement, by Derek Gilna
- Heroin Overdose Antidote Becoming More Widely Available, Including Behind Bars, by Joe Watson
- DC Circuit Court Reverses Dismissal of Suit Challenging CMU Placement, by Derek Gilna
- DC Circuit Agrees that U.S. Attorney’s Discovery Handbook is Exempt from FOIA, by Derek Gilna
- Kentucky: Disciplinary Proceeding Reversed for Failure to Review Video Footage, by Lonnie Burton
- Two Prisoners Killed in Second Nebraska Prison Riot in Two Years
- Marion County, Indiana Jail Plagued by Prisoner Deaths, Ensuing Lawsuits , by Lonnie Burton
- Seventh Circuit Reverses Grant of Summary Judgment to Illinois Prison Doctors, by Lonnie Burton
- Increasing Number of Cities and States Enact Bail Reform – but is it Enough?, by Joe Watson
- Harvard Law School Report Highlights Ill Effects of Criminal Justice Fees, by Derek Gilna
- New York: Prison College Program Reduces Recidivism, Receives More Funding
- Texas Lawyer Quits with 0-34 Record of Losses in Death Penalty Cases, by Matthew Clarke
- ACLU Report Details Damaging Effects of Solitary Confinement on Disabled Prisoners, by Derek Gilna
- Maine State Prison Rescinds Bra-removal Policy for Female Visitors
- AVID Prison Project Report Details Challenges Faced by Disabled Prisoners, by Derek Gilna
- PLN Settles Censorship Challenge at Oklahoma Jail for $125,000, by Derek Gilna
- New Report Examines “Treatment Industrial Complex”, by Derek Gilna
- Federal Circuit Reverses Prisoner’s Compensation Award by Court of Federal Claims, by Derek Gilna
- New York Prisoner Attempts to Retire from His Prison Job
- Exploring the Connection Between Brain Injuries and Criminal Behavior, by Christopher Zoukis
- Three-day Denial of Pain Medication Sufficient to Overcome Claim of Qualified Immunity, Eighth Circuit Rules, by Lonnie Burton
- Corporate Cash Helps Fill Indiana Politicians’ Coffers , by Leah Carter, James Benedict, Madison Hogan and Paige Ferguson
- Virginia: Three Face Federal Charges for Fake Legal Services Scheme
- Michigan Prison Plagued by Sewage Problems Despite Repeated Complaints, by Panagioti Tsolkas
- Feds Impound Illegally Imported Execution Drugs in Arizona, Other States, by Joe Watson
- From the Editor, by Paul Wright
- New Reporting System for Prisoner Deaths May Allow for Increased Intervention Opportunities, by Lonnie Burton
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More from Derek Gilna:
- $10 Million Award for California Man Wrongfully Imprisoned, June 18, 2018
- Web-Based Database Exposes Depth and Breadth of Police Criminality, June 17, 2018
- British Columbia Supreme Court Sweeps Aside Solitary Confinement in Province, June 16, 2018
- Ohio Death Row Prisoner Avoids Execution then Dies in Prison, June 8, 2018
- Guantanamo Bay Prison to Remain Open, Trump Announces, June 8, 2018
- Idaho DOC and Corizon Held in Contempt in Long-standing Lawsuit, June 8, 2018
- Kansas Prisoner Who Warned “Something is Eating my Brain” Dies of Untreated Brain Infection, June 8, 2018
- Federal Civil Rights Suit for California Jail Beating Settles for $100,000, June 7, 2018
- When Prisons and Jails Switch to Video Calling, June 5, 2018
- Study: Unionized Police? Increased Misconduct, May 22, 2018
More from these topics:
- Ninth Circuit Reverses Conviction for Transporting an Illegal Alien Due to Improper Jury Instruction, June 18, 2018. Jury Instructions, Immigration.
- Ninth Circuit: California Carjacking Not a Crime of Violence Post-Johnson, June 17, 2018. Criminal Prosecution, Crime, Immigration.
- Minnesota Supreme Court: Prisoner Entitled to Appointed Attorney for One Review of Conviction, Even When It’s Not a Direct Appeal, June 17, 2018. Appointment of Counsel, Appeals.
- Wrongfully Deported California Permanent Resident Granted Retrial, June 16, 2018. Attorney Fees (PLRA), Appeals, Trials, Immigration.
- Texas Prisoners Receive Inadequate Legal Representation from State Agency, June 8, 2018. Government Misconduct, Statistics/Trends, Appointment of Counsel, Public Defenders.
- California: A Prison by any Other Name is Still a Prison, June 7, 2018. GEO Group/Wackenhut, Immigration.
- Lawsuits Filed Against GEO Group for Wage Violations at Detention Facilities, June 7, 2018. GEO Group/Wackenhut, Prison Labor, Money/Property, Immigration.
- The G-Men are Coming: Local Cops Partner with Federal Authorities to Deport Undocumented Immigrants, May 22, 2018. Immigration, Racial Profiling, Police State-Surveillance.
- Ninth Circuit Reverses Drug Smuggling Conviction for Improper Exclusion of Evidence of Third-Party Culpability, May 22, 2018. War on Drugs, Appeals, Immigration.
- Washington High Court Issues New Rule Making Immigration Status Inadmissible, May 21, 2018. Immigration.