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Kickback publication • April 26, 2017
Filed under: Telephones
Louisiana Kickbacks as of FY2014
Kickback publication • April 26, 2017
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
Louisiana rates as of April 2017 4/26/2017 Securus ­ Rate Quote (https://securustech.net/call­rate­calculator? p_p_auth=tXGaYQKz&p_p_id=49&p_p_lifecycle=1&p_p_state=normal&p_p_mode=view&_49_struts_action=%2Fmy_sites%2Fview&_49_groupId=104052&_49_privateLayout=false) Email Address Password Phone Services Video Services Jail Voicemail (https://securustech.net/jail­voicemail) Money Transfer (https://securustech.net/money­transfer) Email Services Facilities We Serve (https://securustech.net/facilities­we­serve) FCC (https://securustech.net/fcc) Customer Care LOGIN Type your email address  Live Chat (https://securustech.net/web/securus/live­chat) Remember Me Enroll Now (https://securustech.net/web/securus/enroll) ...
Article • April 13, 2017
Mother Jones Reporter Discovered Working in CCA Prison by David Reutter by David Reutter Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) recently made a statement to Mother Jones magazine in response to the discovery of reporter who had been employed at one of its prisons in Louisiana. The operation ...
Publication • April 10, 2017
Filed under: Immigration
All-in-One Guide to Defeating ICE Hold Requests, 2012 THE ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE TO DEFEATING ICE HOLD REQUESTS ( a.k.a. Immigration Detainers ) Credits & Acknowledgements Author: Lena Graber, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild Editors: Ann Benson, Washington Defenders Association, Angela Junck, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Paromita Shah, National ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Work Release Programs Reduce Recidivism in Louisiana – At a Cost by The Louisiana Department of Corrections (LDOC) Transitional Work Program has been having a positive effect on reducing recidivism in Louisiana, though it has not been without its faults and criticisms. A recent audit of the program called for ...
Exposing the Audacious Project to Make Christian Converts in America's Prisons by Tanya Erzen With a higher incarceration rate than anywhere in the world, the United States prison system has placed its faith in Christian prisoners. by Tanya Erzen, Beacon Press It’s hard to focus on anything, much less the Book ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Louisiana’s High Incarceration Rate Economically Motivated by David Reutter It’s a well-known fact that the United States has around five percent of the world’s population but incarcerates approximately 25% of the world’s prisoners. Within that disturbing statistic is Louisiana, which has the highest per capita incarceration rate in the nation ...
Article • February 8, 2017 • from PLN February, 2017
Louisiana City Declines to Open Jail Funded by Offender Fees by Officials in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, apparently acquiescing to community opposition to profit-based and racially discriminatory policing, have scrapped plans to build a jail for misdemeanor offenders. The jail was to be financed solely through bench warrant fees levied on ...
Orleans Parish Jail Settles Prisoner Suicide Suit for $1.75 Million by Derek Gilna On March 11, 2016, Orleans Parish jail officials in Louisiana agreed to pay $1.75 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from the 2011 suicide of a mentally ill detainee. The suit, filed against Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin ...
Too Little, Too Late: Prosecutor Remorseful for Sending Innocent Man to Death Row by David Reutter The district attorney who prosecuted Glenn Ford, a Louisiana man exonerated after spending 30 years on death row, called capital punishment “an abomination that continues to scar the fibers of this society.” That statement ...
Reforms at New Orleans Jail Slow to Materialize; Death Reporting Problematic by David Reutter Federal monitors overseeing implementation of a consent decree concerning conditions at the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) in New Orleans said they were “very concerned” about the lack of progress in implementing the agreement’s provisions. Forty-nine prisoners ...
Article • December 7, 2016 • from PLN December, 2016
Fifth Circuit Holds Louisiana Prisoner May Sue Over Failure to Credit Good Time by Matthew Clarke On January 1, 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a Louisiana prisoner may sue prison officials for failing to credit him with good conduct time which would have shortened his sentence. ...
Prison Rodeos: A Bunch of Bull? by David Reutter Rarely does the public find anything entertaining about a person who has been convicted of a crime and sent to prison. That is not the case with prison rodeos, however, which draw people from all over the U.S. and even other ...
Article • November 7, 2016 • from PLN November, 2016
Fifth Circuit Holds Four Decades in Solitary Confinement Implicates Liberty Interest; Last Angola 3 Member Finally Released by Matthew Clarke On December 17, 2014, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that holding a prisoner in solitary confinement for almost 40 years implicated a liberty interest, and that prison officials ...
New Orleans Sheriff Ends Oversight of Electronic Monitoring Program by David Reutter The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office’s (OPSO) administration of New Orleans’ Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) was an almost “total failure,” according to the city’s Inspector General, Ed Quatrevaux, who found deficiencies in the program compromised public safety and wasted ...
Sex Offender Registration Requirement of Louisiana Crimes Against Nature by Solicitation Statute Unconstitutional by Matthew Clarke On March 29, 2012, a Louisiana federal court held that the sex offender registration requirement of the Louisiana Crimes Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) statute, La.R.S. 14:89(B), was an unconstitutional violation of the Equal ...
Article • September 2, 2016 • from PLN September, 2016
Filed under: Correct Care Solutions
Judge Denies Motion to Nullify Orleans Parish Prison Health Care Contract by David Reutter The Louisiana federal district court overseeing the consent decree related to conditions at the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) has denied a motion by the City of New Orleans to nullify a contract to provide prisoner health ...
Louisiana Sheriff Faces Recall Petition, Federal Indictments by Organizers hope that a petition circulating throughout Louisiana’s Iberia Parish will result in the recall of Sheriff Louis Ackal. According to Donald Broussard, the activist who started the petition, a “dark cloud is being cast over Iberia Parish” due to corruption attributed ...
Article • August 22, 2016
Fifth Circuit: Louisiana Prisons Can't Ban Nation of Islam Newspaper by In 2005, Louisiana prison officials instituted a statewide ban on "The Final Call, a newspaper published by the Nation of Islam. The ban was based solely on the content of a statement of beliefs called "The Muslim Program" located ...
Article • August 10, 2016
Guard’s Suspension for Dragging Injured Maine Pretrial Detainee Upheld by David Reutter Louisiana officials are resorting to unconventional tactics to combat the “international” problem of cellphones within its jails and prisons. Prisoner use of the contraband phones has become so widespread that rarely a day goes by that guards fail ...
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