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Article • August 4, 2017
$175,000 Settlement for NY BOP Employee Allegedly Threatened, Sexually Harassed by Coworker by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Etta Traynham, a recreational specialist at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, New York City’s Federal Bureau of Prisons facility, settled a Title VII lawsuit filed against the Department of Justice for $175,000 in ...
Article • August 4, 2017
$3,000 Settlement for NY Prisoner Assaulted, Harassed by Guards by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Michael Modlenaar, a former prisoner at the Upstate Correctional Facility in Malone, N.Y. settled a 42 U.S.C.S. § 1983 complaint in August 2008 for $3,000 after alleging that multiple prison guards had beaten, harassed and ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Unlikely Criminal Justice Reform: How New York City Reduced Arrests and Slashed Prisoner Populations by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton In what has been described as a "remarkable reversal of mass incarceration,” a newly-published report by Justice Strategies credited the New York Police Department (NYPD) for a massive decline in ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Filed under: Shootings, Parole
New York: Police Department Ordered to Produce Police Manual in Parolee Shooting Case by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis Nassau County Supreme Court Judge Karen V. Murphy ordered the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) to turn over its Police Department Manual to the plaintiff in a wrongful death suit on ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Disability Rights Group Slams Mental Health Program at New York State Prison by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna Disability Rights New York (DRNY), the state’s Protection & Advocacy group, which has a federal mandate to advocate for people with disabilities, issued a lengthy report critical of the treatment of prisoners ...
Publication • July 27, 2017
New York City Board of Correction - An Assessment of Enhanced Supervision Housing for Young Adults, 2017 An Assessment of Enhanced Supervision Housing for Young Adults New York City Board of Correction July 2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................................................................................ III This Assessment .............................................................................................................................................................. iii Young Adult ESH ........................................................................................................................................................... iv ...
Publication • July 27, 2017
Sylvia Rivera Law Project - Name Changes for Transgender Adults in New York State Prisons, 2017 NAME CHANGES FOR TRANSGENDER ADULTS IN NEW YORK STATE PRISONS Last Updated Spring 2017 LEGAL DISCLAIMER This manual was written by the staff at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. We would like to thank ...
Article • July 20, 2017
Filed under: War on Drugs, Juries
When Laws Are Unjust: A Primer on Jury Nullification by Joe Watson by Joe Watson The 2014 trial of Jacob Lavaro—a 19-year-old from Austin, Texas, who was facing five years to life for making a pound-and-a-half of pot brownies— has again provoked the ire of criminal justice reform advocates, including ...
Article • July 18, 2017
Trans People in Prison Fight Barriers to Changing Their Legal Names and Gender Markers by Victoria Law by Victoria Law, Truthout During her 30 years in California's prison system, Cookie Bivens has seen numerous trans women attempt to change their name and gender marker while incarcerated. Not a single woman ...
Brief • July 17, 2017
Fret v. City of New York, NY, Complaint, Rikers Island Suicide, 2012 ~ILED 4s 201 i Apr Bronx County Clerk I ' I I $UPRE E COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUN Y OF BRONX i-------- -------------------------------------------------------------X <fJIANC RLO G. FRET, as Administrator of the estate of ARIS ...
Brief • July 6, 2017
Genao v. City of New York, NY, Complaint, Excessive Force Rikers Island, 2014 / Case 2:14-cv-08122-AT Document 1 Filed 10/08/14 Page 1 of 19 JUDGE TORRES UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK 14 CV GABINO GENAO, Plaintiff, - against CITY OF NEW YORK; Former Commissioner DORA B. ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
New York Prison Cannot Hold Sex Offender Beyond Expiration of Sentence by The Supreme Court's Appellate Division, Third Department, held that the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) may not hold a prisoner beyond his maximum sentence expiration date even if suitable post-release housing has not ...
“Beat Up Squad” at New York Prison Accused of Killing Mentally Ill Prisoner by Joe Watson by Joe Watson A number of prisoners at the medium-security Fishkill Correctional Facility in upstate New York swore under oath that fellow prisoner Samuel D. Harrell III was kicked and beaten to death by ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
New York: Disciplinary Segregation Settlement Finalized; $1.6 Million in Attorney Fees Awarded by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On March 31, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Shira A. Scheindlin granted final approval to a historic settlement between the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and New York State that will ...
New York State Attorney General Settles Suit Against Jail’s Medical Provider by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In July 2016, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Armor Correctional Health Services, the medical provider for the jail in Nassau County. The suit alleged a dozen ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Is Risk Prediction Real Criminal Justice Reform or Junk Science? by Joe Watson by Joe Watson With its criminal justice system bursting at the seams, one state has decided to take a controversial step to alleviate the pressure. In 2015, Pennsylvania officials indicated the state would become the first in ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
New York DOCCS Has Paid $10 Million to Prisoners Beaten by Guards Over Five-year Period by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Widespread abuse by prison guards across New York State has led to at least 175 monetary awards to prisoners from 2010 to 2015 totaling around $10 million, a newspaper ...
V.W. v. Conway, NY, Complaint, Juvenile Solitary, 2016 Case 9:16-cv-01150-DNH-DEP Document 1 Filed 09/21/16 Page 1 of 42 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ---------------------------------------------------------------x V.W., a minor, by and through his parent : and natural guardian DERECK WILLIAMS; : R.C., a minor, by and through his ...
V.W. v. Conway, NY, Settlement, Juvenile Solitary, 2017 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -------------------------------------------------------------·}{ V.W., a minor, by and through his parent and natural guardian DERECK WILLIAMS, et al., on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 16-CV-1150 (DNH) (DEP) v. EUGENE CONWAY, Onondaga ...
V.W. v. Conway, NY, Preliminary Injunction, Juvenile Solitary, 2017 Case 9:16-cv-01150-DNH-DEP Document 68 Filed 02/22/17 Page 1 of 51 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ---------------------------------V.W., a minor, by and through his parent and natural guardian DERECK WILLIAMS, R.C., a minor, by and through his parent and ...
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