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Articles by Deborah M Golden

Fighting for Fair Phone Rates

Fighting For Fair Phone Rates

by Deborah M. Golden

In 2000, a group of prisoners, loved ones of prisoners, and attorneys filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the high cost of collect calls from private correctional facilities. The case is Wright, v. ...

USPC Reverses Stance on HIV Discrimination after Suit Filed

by Deborah M. Golden

In September 2001, the United States Parole Commission (USPC) issued a Notice of Action that, while not precedent, signifies an important policy and a possible way for prisoners to challenge parole decisions. The case arose after the USPC denied parole to a woman because she was ...