Skip navigation

Search

1118 results
Article • November 6, 2017 • from PLN November, 2017
Florida Prisoners Denied Hernia Surgery Reach $2.1 Million Settlement by David Reutter by David M. Reutter A $2.1 million settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit alleging the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) and Corizon, the department’s former private medical provider, denied hernia operations to prisoners to save money.  ...
Article • November 6, 2017 • from PLN November, 2017
Reform of Florida’s Criminal Justice Laws Urged by David Reutter by David M. Reutter Florida taxpayers spend around $2.3 billion annually on the state’s Department of Corrections – twice what they spend on Florida’s 28 public colleges combined. At least five other states also led by Republican governors and GOP ...
Kickback publication • October 24, 2017
Florida Phone Contract with Securus Contract #C2372 Amendment #8 CONTRACT AMENDMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC., THROUGH ITS WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY, T-NETIX TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC. This is an Amendment to the Contract between the Florida Department of Corrections (“Department”) and Securus Technologies, Inc. through its wholly ...
Kickback publication • October 24, 2017
Securus Amendment 12 thru March 2018
Article • October 10, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Eleventh Circuit: Florida Prisoners Must be Provided Kosher Meals by David Reutter by David Reutter The Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) must provide prisoners with the option of receiving kosher meals, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held in affirming a district court’s grant of summary judgment and a permanent ...
Article • October 10, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Filed under: Voting
Two Federal Courts Find Prison Gerrymandering Unconstitutional by David Reutter by David Reutter Two federal district courts, one in Florida and the other in Rhode Island, have held prison gerrymandering unconstitutional, though one of the orders was overturned on appeal. The rulings are the first of their kind. “This is ...
Florida Lawmaker Visits Prisons, Audits Private Prison Contracts by David Reutter by David Reutter In prison after prison across the state, over a period of two years, Florida state Representative David Richardson found that toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, pillows, sheets, shirts and soap were often withheld from prisoners, especially those in ...
Florida Sheriff Not Immune from Suit in Hiring Decisions Allegedly Motivated By Politics, Eleventh Circuit Rules by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On December 14, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed a lower court ruling and reinstated a lawsuit brought by a former Broward ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Prisoner Rights Event Prompts Florida Prison System Lockdown by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The "Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March," held in Washington, D.C. on August 19, 2017, apparently prompted a statewide lockdown by the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) to prevent any displays of solidarity with the free-world ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Filed under: Arrest and Booking
Florida, South Carolina, New Jersey Latest States to Pass Mugshot Extortion Laws by On June 16, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation to regulate the online mugshot industry, preventing websites that publish booking photos from charging a fee to remove them. South Carolina passed a similar law, known as ...
Article • August 24, 2017
Female Prisoner Raped By Florida Sheriff's Deputy Settles Lawsuit for $91,666 by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton Shortly before the scheduled date of trial in the case, a woman who said she was raped by a Bay County, Florida, sheriff's deputy during a transport run to another jail agreed to ...
Article • August 24, 2017
Notice of Sex Offense Admission Requirement Not Required to Find Florida Probationer Violated Treatment by David Reutter by David Reutter The Florida Supreme Court held a defendant may be found guilty of violating probation for failing to admit to engaging in sexually deviant behavior during a sex offender program. Warren ...
Butzer v. CoreCivic, FL, Complaint, Juvenile Sexual Assault, 2017 Case 5:17-cv-00360-JSM-PRL Document 1 Filed 08/07/17 Page 1 of 8 PageID 1 Fl LED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA 2Dl1 AUG - 7 AH 9: 33 CASE NO. ('" ' .. ., LESLEY BUTZER, as Mother and Next ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Filed under: Conspiracy
Florida: Trio of Con Artists Sentenced in Rule 35 Sentence Reduction Scam by Friends and relatives of at least 22 federal prisoners in Miami-Dade County and elsewhere paid  $4.4 million to a trio of con artists who promised sentence reductions in exchange for fees. Alvin James Warrick, 40, Colitha Patrice ...
Rats, bugs and ‘natural’ deaths at nation’s largest women’s prison by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Yvonne McBride was a physically healthy 26-year-old woman when she entered Lowell Correctional Institution for women June 20, 2013. The Florida Department of Corrections noted in its exam of McBride ...
At Lowell, sex, death and a probe riddled with questions by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Patrick Quercioli was big and burly, and with pumped muscles and an elaborate Indian tattoo on his arm, he looked more like a bodybuilder than a corrections officer. Though he’d ...
Article • July 12, 2017
Bartered sex, corruption and cover-ups behind bars in nation’s largest women’s prison by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Casey Hodge stepped from the prison van, trembling under the weight of her thick handcuffs and leg shackles. The slight 25-year-old was led with a group of other ...
Disability Rights Florida v. Jones, FL, Motion for Summary Judgment, Disability Rights, 2017 Case 4:16-cv-00047-RH-CAS Document 62 Filed 01/30/17 Page 1 of 51 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Tallahassee Division DISABILITY RIGHTS FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, vs. CASE NO. 4:16-cv-47-RH-CAS JULIE JONES, in her official capacity as Secretary ...
Brief • July 12, 2017
Disability Rights Florida v. Jones, FL, Complaint, Disability Rights, 2016 Case 4:16-cv-00047-WS-CAS Document 1 Filed 01/26/16 Page 1 of 123 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Tallahassee Division DISABILITY RIGHTS FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, v. Case No. JULIE JONES, in her official capacity as Secretary of the Florida Department ...
Brief • July 11, 2017
Disability Rights Florida v. Jones, FL, Settlement, Disability Rights, 2017 UNITED STA TES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Tallahassee Division DISABILITY RIGHTS FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, Case No. 4:16-cv-47-RH-CAS vs. JULIE JONES, in her official capacity as Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, Defendant. --------------------------------' SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Table of ...
Page 1 of 56. | 1 2 3 4 5 ... 52 53 54 55 56 | Next »