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Tennessee Corrections Institute - Minimum Standards for Local Adult Correctional Facilities, 2015 0 1 1400-1-.01 Preface (1) Under the authority of T.C.A. 41-4-140, the Tennessee Corrections Institute is required to establish minimum standards for local jails, lock-ups, workhouses and detention facilities in the state and conduct an annual inspection of ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
San Diego County Settles Prisoner Overdose Death for $2.3 Million by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna On August 2, 2016, officials in San Diego County, California agreed to settle a federal civil rights suit stemming from a prisoner’s death caused by a drug overdose at the county’s central jail. According ...
Publication • June 15, 2017
ACLU of Ohio - Letter to City of Washington Court re Overdoses, 2017 ACLU AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION o f OHIO I ·, March 28, 20 I 7 VIA CERTI FI E D MAIL AND EMAIL Mark Pitstick, Law Director, Washington Court I lquse l 17 N Main Street Washington ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Heroin Overdose Antidote Becoming More Widely Available, Including Behind Bars by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Just months after New York's prison system launched a heroin overdose prevention program by training prisoners to administer naloxone – an opioid overdose antidote also known as Narcan – Maryland made it easier to ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
New Reporting System for Prisoner Deaths May Allow for Increased Intervention Opportunities by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has been collecting data from state prisons and locals jails regarding prisoners’ deaths since the Death in Custody Reporting Act was passed in 2000. Under its ...
Victorianne v. County of San Diego, CA, Amended Complaint, Meth Ingestion, 2015 Case 3:14-cv-02170-WQH-BLM Document 82 Filed 06/02/15 Page 1 of 51 1 EUGENE G. IREDALE, SBN 75292 JULIA YOO, SBN 231163 2 GRACE JUN, SBN 287973 3 IREDALE & YOO, APC 105 West F Street, Fourth Floor 4 San ...
Coats v. Harris County, TX, 7th Amended Petition, Wrongful Death Cocaine, 2016 10/28/2016 7:20:43 PM Chris Daniel - District Clerk Harris County Envelope No. 13515582 By: TERESA KIRBY Filed: 10/28/2016 7:20:43 PM CAUSE NO. 2012-55551 BARBARA COATS, Individually, as Personal Representative of the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased, and as ...
Coats v. Harris County, TX, Jury Verdict, Wrongful Death Cocaine, 2017 .. _. A -, ORIGINAL ___,A CAUSE NO. 2012-55551 BARBARA COATS, Individually, as Personal Representative of the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased, and as Heir to the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased; and - - --------ALrA:MRON-;fndivTcfriallyand as Heir to ...
Brief • April 11, 2017
Mays v. Deschutes County, OR, Amended Complaint, Meth Overdose, 2016 Case 6:15-cv-00898-AA Document 58 Filed 11/21/16 Page 1 of 30 JENNIFER L. COUGHLIN OSB 065781 Brothers Hawn & Coughlin, LLP 974 NW Riverside Blvd. Bend, OR 97703 Telephone: 541-382-5885 Facsimile: 541-382-3328 jlc@brotherslaw.com MICHELLE R. BURROWS OSB 896160 420 SW Washington ...
Brief • April 11, 2017
Mays v. Deschutes County, OR, Settlement Agreement, Meth Overdose, 2016 s r. ET TLE M EN T Á,çßp, .E MEIì{T ôNp R E |,pA,F_H.OF, À rL CrA r MS FARTTES: This effective the and Release of All Claimç ('Agreeräent") is entered into Decemher 2016, by and betwecn thsfollowing I 1. ...
Eighth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Minnesota Prisoner Medical Deliberate Indifference Lawsuit by On November 24, 2014, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued a ruling that affirmed a district court order granting summary judgment to Olmstead County, Minnesota defendants in a lawsuit in which the family of a deceased ...
More Suicides, Overdoses and Murders in California Prisons, According to Death Review Report by Joe Watson While California’s prison population is down, homicides among state prisoners in 2013 were up sharply over previous years. Deaths from drug overdoses in California prisons were up, too, and the suicide rate among state ...
Prisoner Deaths Continue To Rise by Christopher Zoukis For the third year in row, the number of prisoners who died in America's prisons and jails rose. Some 4,446 prisoners died in 2013, a two percent increase over 2012, continuing an upward trend, according to the U.S. Department of Justice's Office ...
Wisconsin Court Orders Dismissal of Jail Negligence Suit by Lonnie Burton On October 16, 2014, District IV of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals reversed a lower court and granted summary judgment in favor of defendants in a case brought by the estate of a prisoner who overdosed while at the ...
Article • October 27, 2016
Fifth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Suit over In-Custody Death by On February 10, 2016, the Fifth Circuit court of appeals upheld the dismissal of a suit brought over the in-custody death due to PCP toxicity. Marcus Dewayne Slade was arrested after Marshall, Texas police encountered him naked, agitated and having ...
Meth OD, Taser & Restraint Chair = Washington Prisoner Death by A Washington man died in jail, soon after paramedics examined him for a methamphetamine overdose but released him into police custody. Although the cause of death was not immediately disclosed, the diabetic prisoner was Tased and confined in a ...
Article • June 3, 2016 • from PLN June, 2016
Lifesaving Overdose Treatment Slowly Becoming Available to Released Prisoners by Christopher Zoukis Statistics show, and experts agree, that the United States is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid abuse. According to the Centers for Disease Control, opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 2000, with 28,648 deaths in 2014 alone ...
Publication • May 26, 2016
Broome County Jail Inmate Death - Rios Final Report, NYS Commission of Correction, 2012
Federal Lawsuit Claims Negligence Caused Pennsylvania Prisoner’s Heroin Overdose Death by Christopher Zoukis A federal lawsuit alleges that officials at the Schuylkill County Prison in Pennsylvania were negligent in the 2013 death of a prisoner from an accidental drug overdose. The suit, filed on March 24, 2015, came almost a ...
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