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Brief • August 2, 2017
USA v. Arpaio, AZ, Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law, Contempt of Court, 2017 Case 2:16-cr-01012-SRB Document 210 Filed 07/31/17 Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA 8 9 United States of America, Plaintiff, ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Washington State Mental Health Agency Held in Contempt; $14 Million in Fines Levied by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has held the state’s Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) in contempt in a class-action lawsuit. The contempt order was ...
Brief • June 16, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Order re Civil Contempt, Inmate Fund Misappropriation, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 169 Filed 06/15/17 Page 1 of 4 2017 Jun-15 AM 08:56 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION JOHNNY MAYNOR, et al., ...
Brief • June 16, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Mot for Order Req Show Cause Contempt, Inmate Fund Misappropriation, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 133 Filed 02/22/17 Page 1 of 14 2017 Feb-22 AM 11:32 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN ...
Brief • May 17, 2017
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Def Response to Mot Contempt, Jail Food, 2017 FILED Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 136 Filed 03/17/17 Page 1 of 21 2017 Mar-17 PM 04:10 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION JOHNNY MAYNOR, ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Las Vegas Judge Ousted after Ordering Public Defender Handcuffed by On February 28, 2017, the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline ordered former Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen to never again serve as a judge in the state. Hafen also agreed to a public censure after admitting he ...
Corrections Corporation of America Held in Contempt of Court for Falsifying Records at Idaho Prison by Lonnie Burton On May 23, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed an Idaho federal district court ruling that found Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) -- a private prison ...
Article • March 14, 2017
Contempt Case Against Indiana Sheriff Reinstated in Discrimination Suit by On December 8, 2016, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a case to the superior court in a contempt lawsuit filed against the Marion County Sheriff. The plaintiff, identified only as N.M. claimed that the sheriff had wrongfully ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Michigan Prison Officials Held in Contempt for Violating Ramadan Order by David Reutter A Michigan federal district court twice found state prison officials in contempt for failing to comply with its orders regarding the provision of “adequate nutrition during the Islamic Month of Ramadan.” As a result, they were ordered ...
Prominent Texas Capital Defense Attorney Suspended for a Year by David Dow has near-legendary status among death penalty attorneys in Texas. He works pro bono for clients whose lives literally depend on him; he takes their cases after they arrive on death row, often seeking to right the wrongs committed ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Solitary Confinement Emboldens Recalcitrant Witnesses, Breaks Court's Resolve by A Washington federal court ordered the release of two recalcitrant federal grand jury witnesses, after five months of confinement. In September 2012, Katherine Olejnik and Matthew Duran refused to testify before a Federal Grand Jury. As a result, a Washington federal ...
Article • August 3, 2016
Florida Sheriff Faces Contempt Proceedings for Furlough Program by David Reutter The State Attorney for Florida’s Gadsden County has petitioned a state court to hold the sheriff in contempt for allowing prisoners an eight hour furlough without court approval.  “The inmates involved were supposed to have been held on bond ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Leatherwood et al v. Campbell et al, AL, Mot to hold Def in Contempt, failure to treat accommodate HIV, 2005 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA WESTERN DIVISION ) ) ) ) ANTONIO LEATHERWOOD, ERIC HOWARD, JERRY SANFORD, JOHN LEVINS, MICHAEL PATRICK, and, individually ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Mackenzie v. Stanford, NY, Order granting contempt motion, parole denial, 2015
Brief • June 7, 2016
Hesterberg v. United States, CA, Order Granting Def Mot PSJ, False Arrest Excessive Force for Leash Law Violation, 2014 Hesterberg v. United States Of America et al Doc. 88 1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 GARY HESTERBERG, 7 Case No. 13-cv-01265-JSC Plaintiff, ...
Brief • June 6, 2016
Black Warrior Riverkeeper v. Alabama Utility Services, AL, Judgment, failure to comply with settlement, 2015 FILED Case 2:13-cv-00410-AKK Document 44 Filed 04/07/15 Page 1 of 4 2015 Apr-07 PM 02:36 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION BLACK WARRIOR RIVERKEEPER, INC., ...
Brief • April 20, 2016
Heard et al. v. Finco, MI, Memo Order holding in contempt, religious diet, 2015 Case 1:13-cv-00373-GJQ-HWB Doc #191 Filed 05/04/15 Page 1 of 12 Page ID#1720 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION __________________________ LAMONT HEARD, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Case No. 1:13-CV-373 TOM FINCO, ...
Article • January 11, 2016
Georgia Debtor Prison Challenged by Cellphone video of a judge threatening to jail indigent defendants in Bowdon, Georgia, for failure to pay fines and fees prompted a policy change.  Yet, so called “debtors prisons” are still a problem in the state. While in court to contest citations, including one for ...
Article • June 10, 2015
Contempt Adjudication is Not Conviction of Offense for Purposes of Oregon Criminal Record Law by Contempt Adjudication is Not Conviction of Offense for Purposes of Oregon Criminal Record Law On October 9, 2013, the Oregon Court of Appeals held that contempt of court adjudication is not the conviction of an ...
Article • November 15, 2013 • from PLN November, 2013
Debtors' Prisons Returning to America by David Reutter As the United States was becoming an independent nation with its own values and form of government, it discarded an archaic English system that drove the poor into greater poverty. When the U.S. ended the practice of debtors’ prisons in 1833, it ...
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