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Article • August 22, 2017
Oregon ACLU & Transgender Prisoner Sue for Hormone Therapy by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson "What's happening at the Oregon Department of Corrections is unconstitutional and its inhumane treatment of people and it has to stop," said Mat dos Santos, legal director for the Oregon chapter of the American Civil ...
A Texas-Sized Failure - Sexual Assaults in TX Prisons, PJL TAASA, 2016 A TEXAS-SIZED FAILURE: Sexual Assaults in Texas Prisons A joint report of the Prison Justice League & 1the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault Acknowledgements This report was written by Erica Gammill & Elia Inglis. All content copyright © ...
New Report Says ICE Inspection Problems Perpetuate Prisoner Abuse by Derek Gilna The National Immigrant Justice Center and the Detention Watch Network recently released a joint report sharply critical of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency and its oversight methods, terming them "fundamentally unchanged and unreformed.  The ICE detention ...
Suit Over Guards Beating Transgender New York Prisoner Settles for $80,000 by On February 23, 2015, a lawsuit alleging two New York prison guards beat a transgender state prisoner while voicing anti-transgender slurs was settled for $80,000, which included $50,000 in attorney fees. Bryan Woodall was a pre-operative transgender New ...
Sacramento County Pays $58K to Settle Rape Suit Brought by Transgender Detainee by In June 2006, Jackie Tates was paid $58,333.34 by Sacramento County to settle a federal suit filed by Tates, a pre-operative (male-to-female) transgender inmate, alleging that in November 2000, while housed at the Sacramento County Main Jail ...
Transfer to Women’s Prison Settles Formerly Male Prisoner’s GID Suit by Mark Wilson On October 31, 2013, Oregon prison officials agreed to transfer a formerly male prisoner to a women’s prison to settle her lawsuit. Linda Patricia Thompson suffers from Gender Identity Disorder (GID), or transsexualism, which is “a rare ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Hill v. BOP, CO, Amended Complaint, failure to protect transgender, 2015 Case Case1:13-cv-03404-MSK-NYW 1:13-cv-03404-MSK-NYW Document Document86-1 89 Filed Filed06/01/15 05/29/15 USDC USDCColorado Colorado Page Page11ofof49 49 Exhibit 1—Proposed Second Amended Complaint IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 13-cv-03404-MSK-BNB SCOTT HILL a/k/a SAMANTHA ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Hill v. BOP, CO, Settlement, failure to protect transgender, 2015
Norsworthy v. Beard et al, 9th Cir, Amicus Brief - BALIF, PREA transgender safety, 2015 Case: 15-15712, 06/12/2015, ID: 9572339, DktEntry: 29, Page 1 of 33 CASE NO. 15-15712 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT MICHELLE-LAEL B. NORSWORTHY Plaintiff–Appellee, v. JEFFREY BEARD ET AL. Defendants–Appellants. BRIEF OF ...
Kennedy v. Rockingham County, NH, Complaint, jail transgender false gender classification sexual assault suicide, 2015 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE ****************************** Aja Kennedy, * Plaintiff, * * -against * * DOCKET NO. Rockingham County, Correction Officers * “John” Este, and John and Jane Does, * ...
BOP Pays $70,000 to Settle Lawsuit by Sexually Abused Transgender Prisoner by Derek Gilna Samantha Hill, a male-to-female transgender prisoner in the custody of the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), was raped at USP Florence in December 2013 – one of many sexual assaults the BOP failed to prevent through ...
Diamond v. Owens, GA, DOJ Statement of Interest Diamond, transgender medical hormone treatment, 2015 Case 5:15-cv-00050-MTT Document 29 Filed 04/03/15 Page 1 of 19 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ASHLEY DIAMOND, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 5:15-cv-50-MTT-CHW BRIAN OWENS, et al., Defendants. STATEMENT OF ...
Diamond v. Owens, GA, Complaint, transgender assault failure to protect train, 2015 Case 5:15-cv-00050-MTT Document 3 Filed 02/19/15 Page 1 of 39 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ASHLEY DIAMOND, Plaintiff, ) ) ) v. ) ) BRIAN OWENS, Commissioner ) of the Georgia ...
Diamond v. Owens, GA, Order, transgender assault failure to protect train, 2015 Case 5:15-cv-00050-MTT Document 69 Filed 09/14/15 Page 1 of 57 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA MACON DIVISION ASHLEY A. DIAMOND, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, ...
Hammond v Kates, DC, Amicus Brief - HRDC, transgender abuse discrimination, 2014 USCA Case #13-5212 Document #1485371 Filed: 03/25/2014 Page 1 of 50 [ORAL ARGUMENT NOT YET SCHEDULED] ______________________________ Nos. 13-5212 & 13-5213 ______________________________ IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT ______________________________ PATTI HAMMOND ...
Hammond v Kates, DC, Amicus Brief - HRDC, transgender abuse discrimination, 2014 USCA Case #13-5212 Document #1485371 Filed: 03/25/2014 Page 1 of 50 [ORAL ARGUMENT NOT YET SCHEDULED] ______________________________ Nos. 13-5212 & 13-5213 ______________________________ IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT ______________________________ PATTI HAMMOND ...
Oklahoma’s Mabel Bassett Correctional Center has Highest Prison Rape Rate by Oklahoma state prison officials refused to testify at a federal hearing held on January 8, 2014. Among the items on the agenda at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) hearing was an inquiry as to why Oklahoma’s Mabel Basset ...
Unjust - How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People, CAP MAP AP FT JLUSA, 2016 UNJUST: HOW THE BROKEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM FAILS LGBT PEOPLE February 2016 Authors Partners This report was authored by: This report was developed in partnership with: Center for American Progress The Center for ...
Jury Awards $40,000 to Transgender Prisoner Raped at Florida Jail by A Florida state court jury awarded $40,000 in a negligence action stemming from the rape of a male-to-female transgender pretrial detainee at the Orange County Jail (OCJ). Donald Brown, also known as Tori Tyrelle, was being held at OCJ ...
Sentenced to Abuse: Trans People in Prison Suffer Rape, Coercion, Denial of Medical Treatment by Zoe Greenberg Zoe Greenberg, Investigative Fellow, RH Reality Check In 2009, Janetta Johnson was sentenced to 71 months for possession and intent to distribute methamphetamine. When the economy plummeted in 2008, Johnson says she panicked ...
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