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Brief • August 9, 2017
AAAJ-ALC v. DHS, CA, Complaint, Immigration Bond Public Records, 2017 Case 3:17-cv-04388-EDL Document 1 Filed 08/02/17 Page 1 of 27 1 JAYASHRI SRIKANTIAH (CA Bar No. 189556) JENNIFER STARK (CA Bar No. 267062) 2 IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS CLINIC Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law School 3 Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Suicide at Texas Jail Results in Firings, Lawsuit, Investigation and Legislation by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland was stopped while driving in Prairie View, Texas. The 28-year-old Illinois native was in the process of moving to Waller County when she was stopped by Texas ...
Article • July 20, 2017
Filed under: Informants, Bail Bonds
Federal Jailhouse Snitch Testifies Against Former Prison Doctor at Bond Hearing by David Reutter by David Reutter             Federal prosecutors used the testimony of a jailhouse snitch at a bond hearing to argue a doctor charged with tax evasion and fraud should be denied bond because ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Embattled Private Probation Company Ceases Operations by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In July 2016, Pathways community Corrections, a private probation company, announced that it had voluntarily ceased operations in Tennessee following a series of complaints, a federal lawsuit and an investigation by state officials that uncovered evidence the company ...
Brief • June 28, 2017
Filed under: Bond Fees, Bail Bonds
Burks v. Scott County, MS, Complaint, Bail Denial, 2014 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI NORTHERN DIVISION Octavious Burks; Joshua Bassett, on Behalf of Themselves and All Others Similarly Situated, * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ...
Publication • June 15, 2017
Prison Policy Initiatice - Detaining the Poor, 2016 DETAINING Ill :::c I- PIRlllSIOIN POLICY INITIATIVE i MAY 2016 ABOUT THE AUTHORS Bernadette Rabuy is the Senior Policy Analyst at the Prison Policy Initiative. Bernadette produced the first comprehensive national report on the video visitation industry, Screening Out Family Time: The ...
Publication • June 14, 2017
Filed under: Lobbying, Bail, Bail Bonds
ACLU - $elling Off Our Freedom, 2017 MAY 2017 $ELLING OFF OUR FREEDOM How insurance corporations have taken over our bail system CONTENTS Color Of Change and ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice would like to acknowledge: Katie Unger, who spearheaded the research and analysis for this report. Thanks to the ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Filed under: Bail, Bail Bonds
Increasing Number of Cities and States Enact Bail Reform – but is it Enough? by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Bail reform did not happen soon enough to save the life of Walter Scott, a forklift operator whose fatal shooting by a police officer intensified a national debate not only ...
Publication • June 7, 2017
Filed under: Bail, Bail Bonds
Color of Change - $elling Off Our Freedom, ACLU, 2017 MAY 2017 $ELLING OFF OUR FREEDOM How insurance corporations have taken over our bail system CONTENTS Color Of Change and ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice would like to acknowledge: Katie Unger, who spearheaded the research and analysis for this report. ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Walker v. City of Calhoun, GA, Brief of Amicus Curiae, Indigent Arrestee Bail Debtors Prison, 2016 Case: 16-10521 Date Filed: 08/18/2016 No. 16-10521-HH Page: 1 of 34 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT _________________ MAURICE WALKER, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated, Plaintiff-Appellee ...
Article • May 10, 2017
How Our User-Pay Justice System Drives Mass Incarceration by Jon Wool by Jon Wool (Director, Vera Institute of Justice New Orleans Office) A few years ago, when the district attorney in New Orleans proposed shifting misdemeanor marijuana cases from the state court to the municipal court, the state court judges ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Quickest Path to Reducing Pretrial Incarceration? Eliminate Money Bail by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna According to the non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative (PPI), the fastest way to reduce the number of pretrial detainees held in local jails is simple: Eliminate or reduce the use of money bail. In a money ...
Brief • May 2, 2017
O'Donnell v. Harris County, TX, Ruling, Harris County Bail System, 2017 Case 4:16-cv-01414 Document 302 Filed in TXSD on 04/28/17 Page 1 of 193 United States District Court Southern District of Texas ENTERED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS HOUSTON DIVISION MARANDA LYNN ODONNELL, ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Corbin v. Knox County, IL, Complaint, Jail Suicide, 2016 4:16-cv-04232-SLD-JEH # 1 Page 1 of 24 E-FILED Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 07:01:06 PM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS ROCK ISLAND DIVISION ESTATE OF JOEY CORBIN, by CHRISTINE CORBIN, ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Corbin v. Knox County, IL, Settlement Agreement, Jail Suicide, 2017 4/11/2017 11:02:24 FMB Fax Server 4:16-cv-04232-JEH # 25-1 Page 1AM of 10PAGE Fax Server 21011 E-FILED Thursday, 27 April, 2017 04:48:43 PM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD ..... t'ASP . N"D· I:.' ~·E· . ,.., -·"r'A-,·· ~-..~··~"''''' ., !ihkL:~,dLr.1:,,_.,._,;,v,,,e.!If'.Ii,:J,,.t:.~~JTIN.:!c ...... ...
Article • March 14, 2017
Connecticut Supreme Court: Insanity Acquittee May Be Held in Prison on Bond by On November 3, 2015, the Supreme Court of Connecticut held that an insanity acquittee who was being held in a maximum-security psychiatric hospital could be held in prison if unable to pay the $100,000 bond set for ...
Article • February 24, 2017
Our Bail System Is Leaving Innocent People To Die In Jail Because They’re Poor by When freedom is only available to those who can afford it, many end up paying with their lives. By Nick Wing, The Huffington Post Of the nearly 750,000 inmates confined in jails around the U.S. ...
Article • January 12, 2017
Chain Gang 2.0: If You Can’t Afford This GPS Ankle Bracelet, You Get Thrown In Jail by Eric Markowitz by Eric Markowitz, International Business Times On a recent broiling August day, Antonio Green, an out-of-work construction worker, sat in his living room, a folder full of receipts open across his legs. ...
Bail Fail - Why the U.S. Should End the Practice of Using Money for Bail, JPI, 2012 BAIL FAIL: Why the U.S. Should End the Practice of USING Money for BaiL JUSTICE POLICY INSTITUTE | SEPTEMBER 2012 2 justice policy institute CONTENTS 3 PART 1: INTRODUCTION 5 PART 2: BACKGROUND ...
Missouri Jail Detainee Becomes Comatose, Treated in Hospital for Three Weeks by Christopher Zoukis In September 2015, Bernard Scott, 44, was arrested for various traffic violations and jailed at the Pine Lawn, Mo. jail in St. Louis County. He was held on a $360 bond. While in detention he called ...
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