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Brief • May 22, 2017
USA v. Simpson-el, KS, Order to Amend Judgment Terms, Basketball Injury Restitution, 2016 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 6:07-cr-10161-JTM-1 KAPPELLE SIMPSON-EL, Defendant. MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the court on the United States’ Motion ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Walker v. City of Calhoun, GA, Brief of Amicus Curiae, Indigent Arrestee Bail Debtors Prison, 2016 Case: 16-10521 Date Filed: 08/18/2016 No. 16-10521-HH Page: 1 of 34 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT _________________ MAURICE WALKER, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated, Plaintiff-Appellee ...
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, ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Mot to Enforce Consent Decree, Access to Dentures, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 79 Filed 10/28/16 Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dan Stormer, Esq. [S.B. # 101967] Mohammad Tajsar, Esq. [S.B. #280152] HADSELL STORMER & RENICK ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Order for Sanctions and Report, Access to Dentures, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 91 Filed 05/11/17 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PEDERSON, et al., 12 ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Order on Consent Decree, Conditions at Jail, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 85 Filed 02/08/17 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PEDERSON, et al., 12 13 ...
Article • May 10, 2017
How Our User-Pay Justice System Drives Mass Incarceration by Jon Wool by Jon Wool (Director, Vera Institute of Justice New Orleans Office) A few years ago, when the district attorney in New Orleans proposed shifting misdemeanor marijuana cases from the state court to the municipal court, the state court judges ...
Publication • May 8, 2017
GAO - Prisoner Labor, 1993 I ----------i t l11ikd St at.<"s Ge1wral A<·cmrnt in~ Of'f1<'e GAO l{eport to the llonorablc 1Tarry Flcid, lJ.S. Senate PRISONER LABOR Perspectives on Paying the Federal Minimum Wage GAO/G<i D-H:l-H8 .--------·-; GAO United States General Accounting Offtce Washington, D.C. 201548 General Government Division B-253226 May20, ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Missouri Prisoners Vexed by Bills for Incarceration Costs by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke Current and former Missouri state prisoners have been experiencing &ldquo;sticker shock&rdquo; as they are presented with bills for the cost of their incarceration. The Missouri Incarceration Reimbursement Act (MIRA) has been around since 1988, but wasn&rsquo;t ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Quickest Path to Reducing Pretrial Incarceration? Eliminate Money Bail by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna According to the non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative (PPI), the fastest way to reduce the number of pretrial detainees held in local jails is simple: Eliminate or reduce the use of money bail. In a money ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Fourth Circuit: IFRP Challenges Cognizable Under § 2241 by The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held in December 2015 that a federal habeas corpus petition under 28 U.S.C. &sect; 2241 is the proper means for a federal prisoner to challenge their obligation to make restitution payments through the Bureau of ...
Brief • May 2, 2017
O'Donnell v. Harris County, TX, Ruling, Harris County Bail System, 2017 Case 4:16-cv-01414 Document 302 Filed in TXSD on 04/28/17 Page 1 of 193 United States District Court Southern District of Texas ENTERED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS HOUSTON DIVISION MARANDA LYNN ODONNELL, ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Corbin v. Knox County, IL, Complaint, Jail Suicide, 2016 4:16-cv-04232-SLD-JEH # 1 Page 1 of 24 E-FILED Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 07:01:06 PM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS ROCK ISLAND DIVISION ESTATE OF JOEY CORBIN, by CHRISTINE CORBIN, ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Corbin v. Knox County, IL, Settlement Agreement, Jail Suicide, 2017 4/11/2017 11:02:24 FMB Fax Server 4:16-cv-04232-JEH # 25-1 Page 1AM of 10PAGE Fax Server 21011 E-FILED Thursday, 27 April, 2017 04:48:43 PM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD ..... t'ASP . N"D· I:.' ~·E· . ,.., -·"r'A-,·· ~-..~··~"''''' ., !ihkL:~,dLr.1:,,_.,._,;,v,,,e.!If'.Ii,:J,,.t:.~~JTIN.:!c ...... ...
Brief • April 26, 2017
Filed under: Restitution
Davis County, UT, Standing Order, Pay to Stay Fees, 2014 IN THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT, DAVIS COUNTY STATE OF UTAH STANDING ORDER IN AND FOR ALL CRIMINAL CASES OVER WHICH JUDGE MICHAEL G. ALLPHIN PRESIDES RE: Stay on the Davis County Sheriffs Office's practice of taking funds from inmate accounts ...
Brief • April 4, 2017
Filed under: Conspiracy, Money/Property
USA v. Warrick, TX, Indictment, Fraud Conspiracy, 2016 Case 1:16-cr-00074-MAC-ZJH Document 2 Filed 09/07/16 Page 1 of 13 PageID #: 2 Fl LED U.S. DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS BEAUMONT DIVISION SEP 07 2016 BY DEPUTY ______________ ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
ACLU Exposes Debtors’ Prisons Across New Hampshire by Joe Watson by Joe Watson In a September 2015 report, the ACLU of New Hampshire revealed that judges across the state were jailing impoverished defendants due to their inability to pay fines, a practice the ACLU-NH called &ldquo;unconstitutional, financially unsound and cruel.&rdquo; ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Two Alabama State Court Judges Disciplined by David Reutter by David M. Reutter Almost 35 years after the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed &ldquo;debtors&rsquo; prisons&rdquo; &ndash; in which defendants are threatened with jail if they fail to pay fees and fines &ndash; courts continue to struggle to follow the ruling. The ...
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 ...
Article • March 31, 2017
Poverty, Incarceration, and Criminal Justice Debt by Lauren-Brooke Eisen and Jessica Eaglin by Lauren-Brooke Eisen and Jessica Eaglin,&nbsp;Talk Poverty In today&rsquo;s economy, overwhelming debt is an unfortunate reality for millions of Americans.&nbsp; From credit card debt to mortgage debt to student loan debt, Americans increasingly live off of borrowed money. ...
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