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Article • October 9, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Parole Remains Elusive for Virginia Prisoners by David Reutter by David Reutter Virginia has more than 3,500 prisoners eligible for parole, representing over 9% of its prison population of 38,000 – a significant number considering that the state abolished parole over 20 years ago. Still, even for those long-serving prisoners ...
Article • September 8, 2017
Fifth Circuit Reinstates Part of Louisiana Prisoner's Failure-to-Protect, Medical Indifference Lawsuit by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On February 9, 2017, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmedin part and reversed in part a district court's order granting summary judgment to prison officials in a ...
Article • August 23, 2017
Vermont Prisoner’s Ex Post Facto Challenge to Program Change Fails by David Reutter by David Reutter The Vermont Supreme Court held that statutes and policies that do not retroactively after or limit the Vermont Department of Corrections (VDOC) discretion over a prisoner’s treatment programming and early release, their application did ...
Going to Prison in Texas in 2015 by William T. Habern by William T. Habern, David P. O’Neil, and Debra Bone Introduction For over 30 years our firm has represented offenders and their families in prison and parole administrative and legal issues. The first version of this article was published ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Nevada DOC Moves to End Discrimination against HIV-positive and Disabled Prisoners by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On June 20, 2016, Rebecca Bond, chief of the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), sent the Nevada Attorney General a letter calling out the state’s Department of Corrections ...
Publication • June 15, 2017
Dept of Homeland Security - Policy on Transgender Detainees, 2015 Office of Enfo;·cement and Removal Operations U.S. Department of Homeland Security 500 12"' St. SW Washington, DC 20536 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement June 19, 2015 MEMORANDUM FOR: Assistant Directors Deputy Assistant Directors Field Office Directors Deputy Field Office Directors ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Three State Supreme Courts Rule on Post-release Issues for Sex Offenders by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke In six separate opinions, the Supreme Courts of Kansas, Ohio and Colorado ruled on issues related to sex offender registration and probation requirements. In a trio of decisions handed down on April 22, ...
Council of State Governments - Criminal Justice Mental Health Consensus Project, 2002 police chiefs | consumers | pretrial service administrators | probation officials | state legislators | substance abuse providers | state corrections directors | judges | district attorneys | families | parole board members | county executives | public ...
American Friends Service Committee - Aging in Prison, 2017 Aging in prison A human rights problem we must fix Photo: Nikki Khan THE AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE Prison Watch Project Developed by Mary Ann Cool, Bonnie Kerness, Jehanne Henry, Jean Ross, Esq., AFSC student interns Kelsey Wimmershoff and Rachel Frome, ...
Osegueda v. Stanislaus County Public Safety Center, CA, Amended Complaint, Solitary Conditions and Classification, 2017 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 AMBER H LUNSFORD ( CSB No. 276908) LUNSFORD LEGAL GROUP, P.C. 1202 H Street, Suite A Modesto, CA 95354 Telephone: (209) 857-8608 LOREN L. LUNSFORD, ESQ. ( ...
Human Rights Clinic - Designed to Break You, UT School of Law, 2017 Designed to Break You HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS ON TEXAS’ DEATH ROW APRIL 2017 A R E P O RT F R O M T H E H U M A N R I G H T S ...
Report Finds Alabama Prisons Are Deliberately Indifferent to Prisoner’s Medical Needs by David Reutter by David Reutter Alabama prisoners live in “human warehouses” where “systemic indifference discrimination and dangerous – even life-threatening – conditions are the norm.” That factual finding was drawn in a 2014 report that followed an investigation ...
Publication • April 10, 2017
Filed under: Out of State Transfers
DOJ - Interstate Transfer of Prison Inmates in the United States, 2006 U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections INTERSTATE TRANSFER OF PRISON INMATES IN THE UNITED STATES Special Issues in Corrections February 2006 LIS, Inc. U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections Information Center Longmont, Colorado National ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Pennsylvania: Compassionate Release Reforms Fail to Achieve Aim by David Reutter by David M. Reutter Despite a 2008 change in state law intended to make it easier for Pennsylvania prisoners to be granted compassionate release, it is still rare for such releases to be granted. In 1971, shortly after turning ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Report Presents Bleak Analysis of BOP Medical Bureaucracy by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is arguably a failed institution, and that fact is no more obvious than in the substandard medical care it provides to the prisoners in its custody. Although the BOP’s bloated ...
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 ...
Langford v. Bullock, MT, Fifth Amended Complaint, ADA Compliance, 1993 t Langford v. Racicot PC-MT-001-001 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "lark J. Lopez idward I. Koren National Prison Project the American Civil Liberties Jnion Foundation L875 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009 Telephone: 202/234-4830 Edmund F. Sheehy, ...
Langford v. Bullock, MT, Settlement Agreement I, ADA Compliance, 1994 FILED Honorable Leif B. Erickson Federal Magistrate Judge Missoula Division P o Box 7219 Missoula, MT. 59807-7219 lN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA HELENA DIVISION IN THE MATTER OF LITIGATION R.ELATING '!I'O CONDITIONS OF CONFINEMEfTT ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Complaint, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 1 Filed 04/05/01 Page 1 of 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA C. / "~i - 3 i.. ; ~·: NORTHERN DMSION JOHNNY MAYNOR, Anthony Murphree, Christopher Nichols, Yvette Barbee, ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Consent Decree, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 45 Filed 09/25/01 Page 1 of 18 F·- 11'··~ L::. ·-.. r·) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA 01SEP25 PM 3: 32 NORTHEASTERN DMSION U.S. DiS: r.;~: N.O. OF AL ...
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