by David Reutter and R. Bailey
Correct Care Solutions, a for-profit company that provides medical services at correctional facilities, contested the release of documents concerning the death of Dino Vann Nixon at the Forsyth County Jail (FCJ) in North Carolina.
Upon being booked into FCJ on drug trafficking charges on ...
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- Defense Investigator Jailed for Initially Refusing to Testify in Death Penalty Case, by Matthew Clarke
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- Mississippi: Former Jailer Acquitted of Criminal Charges in Prisoner’s Death, by Kevin Bliss
- Oklahoma County Pays $150,000 to Settle Suit Over Jail Suicide, by Derek Gilna
- Class-Action Status Granted in Civil Rights Suit Over Disenfranchised Indiana Jail Prisoners, by Matthew Clarke
- New York’s Prison-to-Shelter Pipeline is Poor Option for Parolees, by Dale Chappell
- Deductions from Pennsylvania Prisoner’s Trust Account Require Notice
- Female Texas Prison Guards Allege Sexual Harassment, Abuse, Discrimination, by Edward Lyon
- Surprise Shutdown of Maine Prison Leads to Controversy, Court Order, by Christopher Zoukis
- Polls Show People Favor Rehabilitation over Incarceration, by Matthew Clarke
- New Mexico Prisoners Suffer and Die Under Privatized Health Care, by Edward Lyon
- Ohio Jail Detainee Receives $500,000 Settlement for Assault by Guard
- Maryland Adopts Prison Mailbox Rule for Post-Conviction Petitions
- $7,500 Settlement in Pennsylvania Prisoner’s Suicide
- San Diego County Targets Reporter Who Exposed Sky-High Jail Death Rate, by Dale Chappell
- Litigation Surrounding Radon Exposure at Connecticut Prison Moves Forward, by Panagioti Tsolkas
- #MeToo Movement, Misconduct Claims Impact Federal and State Judges, by Edward Lyon
- Magistrate Judge Must Have Jurisdiction Prior to Entering Final Judgment
- Maricopa County, Phoenix Settle Lawsuit Over Mentally Ill Prisoner’s Death for $7.25 Million, by Matthew Clarke
- Arkansas DOC Says Water is Safe, but Most Tests Not Conducted in Housing Units, by Panagioti Tsolkas
- Texas Prison Officials Demoted, Fired after Disciplinary Quota System and Planted Contraband Exposed
- States Implementing New Technology to Fight Contraband Smuggling Via Drone, by Monte McCoin
- $7 Million Settlement for Pennsylvania Prisoner’s Suicide at Private Prison
- More Legal Cases Involving Transgender Prisoners in Multiple States, by Christopher Zoukis
- Fourth Circuit: Failure to Transfer Mentally Ill Prisoner to Hospital Not Actionable
- Fighting the Fees that Force Prisoners to Pay for Their Incarceration, by Jean Trounstine
- Ninth Circuit: Prisoner’s Disciplinary Appeal Exhausted Claim of Having to Work on Religious Holiday, by Christopher Zoukis
- California Prisoners Seek to Enforce Settlement Provisions in Ashker Litigation, by Kevin Bliss
- The Secret World of Missouri DOC Internal Death Investigations, by Kevin Bliss
- Why Prison Reform is Not Enough to Fix the U.S. Criminal Justice System, by Ed Chung
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- California Muslim Prisoner Defeats Summary Judgment Order in Mixed Appellate Ruling, by Edward Lyon
- CCS Seeks to Hide Internal Review in Jail Detainee’s Death; $180,000 Settlement, by David Reutter, R. Bailey
- Alaska Supreme Court Reverses Disciplinary Case Where Prisoner Not Allowed to Call Witnesses, by Matthew Clarke, David Reutter
- Contraband Found in Prisoner’s Rectum Supports Conviction, by David Reutter
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- A Blow to Prison Privatization: Florida Democratic Party Rejects Profiteers’ Contributions, March 14, 2019
- Maine Prisoner’s Challenge to Confiscation of Funds States Declaratory Judgment Claim, March 5, 2019
- LA County Jail Guards’ Conviction for Assaulting Visitor Upheld, March 5, 2019
- Fifth Circuit Holds Special Conditions in PSR Appendix but Not Orally Pronounced by District Court Must Be Removed From Sentence Where Conflict With Written Judgment, Feb. 14, 2019
- Eighth Circuit Rules Search Warrant Based on Affidavit That Failed to Link Target to Criminal Activity Lacked Probable Cause, Not Saved by Good-Faith Exception, Feb. 14, 2019
- Virginia Jail’s Video Calling System Replaces In-Person Visits, Feb. 5, 2019
- Tracking the Prevalence of Police Crime, Jan. 18, 2019
- Georgia Supreme Court: Asportation Required to Support Kidnapping Conviction, Jan. 18, 2019
More from R. Bailey:
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- $375,000-plus Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit Against Jail, Dec. 13, 2018
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- Missouri Sheriff Who Vowed to Clean Up Crime Faces Criminal Charges, Lawsuits, Dec. 7, 2018
- Louisiana’s Rejection of $3.5 Million Prison Tracking Software to be Reconsidered, Dec. 5, 2018
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