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Articles by Chad Marks

Use of Solitary Confinement During Pandemic Detrimental To Prisoners and Not Slowing Spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 Inspired Ban on Prison Visits in Texas Ends

Sequel: Three Additional Federal Executions Before Trump Left Office

Connecticut: Summary Judgment Denied in Deliberate Indifference Case Where Facial Lesion Turned Out To Be Skin Cancer

Two days after Bardo submitted that request, on December 18, 2012, Dr. Michael Clements examined ...

Ford Foundation President’s Support to Replace Rikers With Other Jails Criticized

Wisconsin: Court Dismisses Prisoners’ Suit Over Asbestos, Mold on Procedural Grounds

Filed on July 18, 2019, by Nicasio Cuevas Quiles III and nine fellow prisoners ...

New Jersey: Commission Recommends State Take 100 Steps to Improve Re-Entry for Ex-Prisoners

New York: Prisoner Kills Himself After Brutal Beating by Guards

The lawsuit alleges that prison guards beat Taylor until he was unconscious. Shortly afterward, Taylor committed suicide. Court filings ...

Jury Award $700,000 to Maryland Prisoner Assaulted by Guards

Coronavirus Kills Michigan Prisoner Days Before His Release After Serving 44 Years

William Garrison was 16 years old when he was arrested and eventually convicted of first-degree murder. He would spend the next 44 years of his life behind bars.

On April 13, 2020, Garrison’s cellmate called for help after Garrison was gasping for air. Macomb Correctional Facility staff ...