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Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Fourth Circuit Clarifies Rights of Pretrial Detainees; $35,000 Settlement on Remand by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals released an important decision concerning the rights of pretrial detainees on November 7, 2016. The case involved allegations of unconstitutional conduct by authorities at the New Hanover ...
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 ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
$6,500 Settlement after Ninth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment in Retaliatory Ad-seg Case by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On October 26, 2016, the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court’s dismissal of a suit filed by a California prisoner who claimed prison officials had wrongly punished him for reporting staff misconduct. ...
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 ...
Advocacy Center v. LeBlanc, LA, Complaint, Solitary Mental Health, 2017 Case 3:17-cv-00468-JWD-EWD Document 1 07/20/17 Page 1 of 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA BATON ROUGE DIVISION ADVOCACY CENTER, * * PLAINTIFF, * * * * VS. * * JAMES M. LEBLANC, SECRETARY OF * THE LOUISIANA ...
Brief • July 20, 2017
Wiley-Stiger v. O'Bannon, KY, Complaint, Excessive Force, 2014 Case 3:14-cv-00295-DJH-CHL Document 1-3 Filed 04/04/14 Page 2 of 5 PageID #: 8 NO. PAMELA RENEEWILEY-STIGER JEFFERSON CIRCUIT COURT J 01727 PLAINTIFF 469 S. 13th St. Apt. 16 Louisville, KY 40203 V. COMPLAINT EDWIN O'BANNON, individually and in his capacity as a ...
Brief • July 20, 2017
Wiley-Stiger v. O'Bannon, KY, Settlement, Excessive Force, 2017 RELEASE In consideration of the payment of the sum of Thirty-five Thousand Dollars by LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT") to PAMELA WILEY-STIGER GOVERNMENT ("METRO the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, PAMELA WILEY-STIGER does hereby release and forever discharge METRO GOVERNMENT, along with ...
Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales - Annual Report 2016-2017, 2017 HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales Annual Report 2016–17 HC 208 HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales Annual Report 2016–17 Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 5A of the Prison Act ...
Publication • July 13, 2017
Office of the Inspector General - Review of...Restrictive Housing for Inmates with Mental Illness, Evaluation and Inspections Division, 2017 Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of Justice Review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Use of Restrictive Housing for Inmates ...
At Lowell, sex, death and a probe riddled with questions by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Patrick Quercioli was big and burly, and with pumped muscles and an elaborate Indian tattoo on his arm, he looked more like a bodybuilder than a corrections officer. Though he’d ...
J.J. v. Litscher, WI, Complaint, Juvenile Solitary Confinement, 2017 Case: 3:17-cv-00047 Document #: 1 Filed: 01/23/17 Page 1 of 40 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN J.J., by and through his next friend, Sakeena Jackson; K.D., by and through her next friends John Levy and Meranda ...
J.J. v. Litscher, WI, Preliminary Injunction, Juvenile Solitary Confinement, 2017 Case: 3:17-cv-00047-jdp Document #: 71 Filed: 07/10/17 Page 1 of 10 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN J.J., by and through his next friend Sakeena Jackson; K.D., by and through her next friends John ...
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 ...
Landmark Settlement in Lawsuit Challenging Solitary Confinement in Delaware by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis A game-changing settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit over the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in Delaware state prisons. The suit, filed on August 6, 2015 by the Community Legal Aid ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
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Eighth Circuit: No Speedy Trial Rights for Prisoner Placed in Administrative Segregation by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis The Eighth Circuit ruled on September 15, 2016, in a per curiam opinion, that the Sixth Amendment’s right to a speedy trial is essentially not applicable to prisoners held in administrative segregation ...
ACLU SoCal - Orange County Jails, 2017 JUNE 2017 A REPORT BY THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA JAILS PROJECT The authors of this report are Esther Lim, MSW and Daisy Ramirez, MSW. Contributing authors and researchers: David Colker, Ruth Dawson, Peter Eliasberg, Brendan Hamme, Tasha Hill and ...
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 ...
Brief • June 20, 2017
Dilworth v. McMahon, NC, Settlement, Pretrial Solitary Confinement, 2017 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS that I, the undersigned, MICHAEL DILWORTH (hereinafter referred to as "Releasor"), for and in consideration of the sum of THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS N0/100 DOLLARS ($35,000.00) in cash, which is paid ...
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