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Kickback publication • May 15, 2017
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
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Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Settlement in Baltimore Prison Conditions Class-Action Suit by The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (MDPSCS) agreed to a settlement in a class-action suit challenging conditions of confinement and the provision of medical care at the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC). The case encompassed BCDC and the Women’s ...
Settlement in Baltimore Prison Conditions Class-action Suit by The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (MDPSCS) agreed to a settlement in a class-action suit challenging conditions of confinement and the provision of medical care at the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC). The case encompassed BCDC and the Women’s ...
Article • December 29, 2016
Fourth Circuit Finds Internal Investigation Exception to PLRA’s Exhaustion Requirement by The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held a Maryland prisoner “reasonably believed that he had sufficiently exhausted [administrative] remedies by complying with an internal investigation” conducted by prison officials on his claims. Before the court was the appeal of ...
Guards Liable in Maryland Prisoner’s Murder on Transport Bus by The Maryland Court of Appeals held a trial court erred in striking a jury’s finding that a guard was liable for gross negligence in the murder of a prisoner on a transport.  The court further held gross negligence disentitles a ...
Maryland DOC Suspends Volunteer, Drops Literature Program by Mikita Brottman led a reading and discussion group for nine Maryland prisoners serving life sentences at the Jessup Correctional Institution. A professor of literature at the Maryland Institute College of Art and a psychoanalyst, Brottman volunteered her time for two hours a ...
Maryland Prisoner’s Death Occurs Under Unusual Circumstances by The death of prisoner Louis S. Leysath III, 35, at Maryland’s Jessup Correctional Institution was the subject of an investigation after he was found dead in a steam-filled cell on February 20, 2015. Leysath, serving a 30-year sentence after pleading guilty to ...
“Demons” Push Chris Conover to Suicide 12 Years after Release by Release from prison is a great relief, and that is especially so for wrongfully convicted persons. The future, however, is wrought with difficulties, obstacles, and prejudice. For Chris Conover, it was a burden that overwhelmed him, pushing him to ...
Article • September 6, 2016
Nine Maryland Prison Guards Federally Indicted in 2008 Beatings by On Feb. 27, 2013, nine current and former prison guards at the Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, Maryland, were charged in a federal indictment accusing them of conspiring to assault a prisoner and then covering up the attacks. The ...
Article • August 25, 2016
Maryland Prisoner Gets Sentence Reduction Credits for “Special Project” Work by Bradford Holup, a Maryland state prisoner, received special training to do blood-spill cleanup work and did that kind of work for over two years in Maryland prisons. Blood-spill cleanup work qualifies as “special project” work for which prisoners are ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Federal Jury Awards $45,001 to Maryland Prisoner Assaulted By Guards by Michael Rigby On October 22, 2004, a federal jury awarded a Maryland state prisoner $45,001 in damages after concluding that Institution (WCI) guards violated his civil rights by beating him while he was handcuffed. The jury found guards Gary ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Filed under: Prison/Jail Murders
Maryland Prison Sees Three Prisoners Murdered in Five Months by Officials at Maryland's highest-security prison, in Cumberland, Maryland have seen an inexplicable spike in prisoner homicides in recent months. Three prisoners at the North Branch Correctional Institution (NBCI), have been murdered by fellow prisoners in just five months. In April, ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Maryland Ban on Prisoner's Book Rescinded by Brandon Sample The Maryland Department of Corrections (MDOC) has rescinded its ban on "The Marshall Plan: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther," a book written by Marshall "Eddie" Conway, a Maryland prisoner. Acting MDOC warden Wayne Webb banned Conway's book ...
Article • August 9, 2016
Last Act in Office - Maryland Governor Commutes Four Death Row Prisoners by Christopher Zoukis In a highly controversial decision, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (D) commutes the sentences of four death-row prisoners to spend the rest of their lives in prison without the possibility of parole. An opponent of the ...
Article • August 8, 2016
Maryland Court of Appeals: Police Must Have Warrant for "Stingray" Phone Tracking by Derek Gilna According to criminal defense attorneys in Baltimore, Maryland, at least 200 individuals are now sitting in prison based upon illegally-obtained cell phone records obtained from the use of "stingray" tracking devices.  The suitcase-sized eavesdropping device ...
$6.4 Million Settlement in Death of Baltimore Man in Police Custody by The City of Baltimore reached a settlement of $6.4 million in the high-profile death of Freddie Gray, 25, in April 2015.  The September 2, 2015, agreement “spares us all having the scab of April this year picked over ...
Petitions of Salih et al, MD, Pet Joint Reply to Memo, DOC ban on media interviews with prisoners, 2013.pdf PETITION OF * ROBERT MORGAN,# 273-810 * CIRCUIT COURT FOR FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES * ANNE ARUNDEL ...
Brief • July 14, 2016
State of Maryland v. Brightful et al, MD, Order, Drug Recognition Expert Protocol, 2012 03/05/2012 13:30 From: .A :"~_ #210 P,002/038 I! I Ii ii IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CARROLL COUNTY II Ii 1j ii' I, "" Ii Ii 11 STATE OF MARYLAND v, IIII II II I' I ...
Brief • July 7, 2016
Garcia v. Montgomery County, MD, Memo Opinion, police video arrest 1st Am, 2015 blum, karen 11/9/2015 For Educational Use Only MANNIE GARCIA, Plaintiff, v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY,..., Slip Copy (2015) 2015 WL 6773715 Only the Westlaw citation is currently available. United States District Court, D. Maryland. MANNIE GARCIA, Plaintiff, v. MONTGOMERY ...
U.S. Supreme Court: Prisoners Must Exhaust “Available” Administrative Remedies by Derek Gilna Shaidon Blake, a Maryland prisoner, claimed that he was punched in the face and had his head slammed into a wall by guard James Madigan while handcuffed during a move to a segregation cell – an assault that ...
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