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Article • August 10, 2017
Filed under: Smoking, Commissary
Jails Market E-Cigarettes to Detainees to Generate Revenue by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson Prisons and jails across the country went tobacco-free years ago, to avoid second-hand smoke lawsuits and rising medical care costs. Now, impoverished jails are selling prisoners e- cigarettes, in hopes of profiting off their addiction. “Hope ...
Article • July 20, 2017
Alabama’s Culture of Prisoner Abuse Reaches to the Top by David Reutter by David Reutter Alabama’s prison system has such an engrained culture of abusing prisoners that guards and administrators need not fear serious career consequences; in fact, they can expect to be promoted with abuse flags in their files. ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Filed under: Medication, Death Penalty
Eleventh Circuit Rejects Condemned Prisoner’s Challenge to Lethal Injection Drug by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis On November 2, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit upheld a district court’s denial of death row prisoner Thomas D. Arthur’s challenge to the use of the drug midazolam in the lethal injection protocol used by ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Summary Judgment in Favor of Alabama Prison Officials Reversed; Writ of Mandamus Denied by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis On September 16, 2016, the Court of Civil Appeals of Alabama reversed an order by the Montgomery Circuit Court granting summary judgment in favor of state prison officials in a lawsuit ...
Brief • June 16, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Mot for Order Req Show Cause Contempt, Inmate Fund Misappropriation, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 133 Filed 02/22/17 Page 1 of 14 2017 Feb-22 AM 11:32 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN ...
Brief • June 16, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Order re Civil Contempt, Inmate Fund Misappropriation, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 169 Filed 06/15/17 Page 1 of 4 2017 Jun-15 AM 08:56 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION JOHNNY MAYNOR, et al., ...
Brief • June 14, 2017
Filed under: Money/Property
Foster v. City of Alexander City, AL, Complaint, Debtors Prison, 2015 I I IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA . NORTHERN DIVISION ··, ·~<,~.?· D' ANGELO FOSTER and AMANDA UNDERWOOD, on behalf of themselves and those similarly situated, Plaintiffs, COMPLAINT v. CITY OF ALEXANDER ...
Brief • June 14, 2017
Filed under: Money/Property
Foster v. City of Alexander City, AL, Settlement, Debtors Prison, 2017 Case 3:15-cv-00647-RCL-WC Document 93-2 Filed 01/17/17 Page 1 of 24 EXHIBIT 1 TO JOINT MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND NOTICE TO CLASS MEMBERS Case 3:15-cv-00647-RCL-WC Document 93-2 Filed 01/17/17 Page 2 of 24 IN ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Three Murders in Alabama Prisons in Ten Days; State Senate Passes Reform Bill by Alabama state prisons tallied a deadly streak of three unrelated homicides within the 10-day period between February 16 and 26, 2017. Two stabbing deaths were reported at the Elmore Correctional Facility; the third death occurred after ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: MHM Inc., Corizon, Staffing, Suicides
Braggs v. Dunn, AL, Interim Agreement, Systemic Medical Neglect, 2017 Case 2:14-cv-00601-MHT-TFM Document 1102-1 Filed 01/12/17 Page 1 of 5 Interim Agreement Regarding Suicide Prevention Measures As an interim agreement (the “Agreement”) resolving the issues regarding suicide prevention measures raised in Plaintiffs’ Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (Doc. No. 1075), ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Police Searches
Cabbil v. McKenzie, AL, Brief of Appellants, Home Search, 2014 No. 14-12661-A UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT ____________________________________________________________ Chalanda Cabbil, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Kevin McKenzie, et al., Defendants-Appellees ___________________________________________________________ Appeal from the United States District Court Northern District of Alabama Honorable L. Scott Coogler, United ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Suicides
Braggs v. Dunn, AL, Interim Relief Order, Systemic Medical Neglect, 2017 Case 2:14-cv-00601-MHT-TFM Document 1102 Filed 01/12/17 Page 1 of 2 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION EDWARD BRAGGS, et al., ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ...
Brief • May 17, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Def Response to Mot Contempt, Jail Food, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 136 Filed 03/17/17 Page 1 of 21 2017 Mar-17 PM 04:10 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION JOHNNY MAYNOR, ...
Kickback publication • April 26, 2017
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
Alabama rates as of April 2017 4/17/2017 CenturyLink | Corrections | Alabama Department of Corrections Home Friends and Family Correctional Facilities Alabama Department of Corrections Rates and Fees Available Services This site provides information on how to receive calls from inmates at the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC). ADOC has ...
Report Finds Alabama Prisons Are Deliberately Indifferent to Prisoner’s Medical Needs by David Reutter by David Reutter Alabama prisoners live in &ldquo;human warehouses&rdquo; where &ldquo;systemic indifference discrimination and dangerous &ndash; even life-threatening &ndash; conditions are the norm.&rdquo; That factual finding was drawn in a 2014 report that followed an investigation ...
Article • April 13, 2017
Alabama Guard Shortage Results in Huge Overtime Pay by David Reutter by David Reutter Alabama paid $20.8 million in overtime to guards for staffing of its prisons in calendar year 2013. That is an increase of an average of $13 million over the previous for years. From 2000 to 2012, ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Two Alabama State Court Judges Disciplined by David Reutter by David M. Reutter Almost 35 years after the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed &ldquo;debtors&rsquo; prisons&rdquo; &ndash; in which defendants are threatened with jail if they fail to pay fees and fines &ndash; courts continue to struggle to follow the ruling. The ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Paying the Piper by David J. Krajicek by David J. Krajicek,&nbsp;The Crime Report Montgomery, Alabama&rsquo;s City Court is a Debt-Collecting Machine Montgomery, Alabama--Anyone who wishes to enter Municipal Court in Alabama&rsquo;s capital city must first be sanctioned by a court officer who scans your belongings, then polices your attire. &ldquo;Tuck ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Complaint, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 1 Filed 04/05/01 Page 1 of 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA C. / "~i - 3 i.. ; ~·: NORTHERN DMSION JOHNNY MAYNOR, Anthony Murphree, Christopher Nichols, Yvette Barbee, ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Consent Decree, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 45 Filed 09/25/01 Page 1 of 18 F·- 11'··~ L::. ·-.. r·) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA 01SEP25 PM 3: 32 NORTHEASTERN DMSION U.S. DiS: r.;~: N.O. OF AL ...
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