Skip navigation

Search

70 results
Illinois Pays $450,000 to Prisoner Who was Raped, Punished for Reporting It by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton An Illinois State prisoner who was raped agreed to settle his lawsuit against Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) officials who punished him for reporting the sexual assault. The $450,000 payout was one ...
CIVIC - Sexual Assault Complaint, 2017 Thomas D. Homan, Director Claire Trickler-McNulty, Assistant Director, Office of Detention Policy and Planning U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 500 12th Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20536 John F. Kelly, Secretary John Roth, Inspector General Department of Homeland Security 245 Murray Lane SW Washington, D.C. ...
Doe v. Dart, IL, 5th Amended Complaint, Cook County Sexual Assault, 2016 Case: 1:14-cv-08296 Document #: 149 Filed: 11/15/16 Page 1 of 34 PageID #:1666 Case: 1:14-cv-08296 Document#: 137-1 Filed: 07/29/16 Page 2 of 34 PagelD #:1491 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS, EASTERN DIVISION JANE ...
Article • April 13, 2017
Prison Rape Elimination Act Finally Extended to ICE Detention Facilities, But Not to Private or County Jails by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna Ten years after the federal government passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), which applied to Bureau of Prison (BOP) facilities, the Justice Department by rule has ...
Female Inmates and Sexual Assault by Christina Piecora by Christina Piecora, Jurist edited by Josh Guckert JURIST Guest Columnist Christina Piecora, St. John's University School of Law, Class of 2015, is the author of the first article in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic ...
A Boy Among Men by Maurice Chammah What happens when you throw a teenager into an adult prison? Guess. by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project Three years ago, the young man who would later be known as John Doe 1 shuffled into the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan. ...
PLN Exclusive! Wisconsin DOC Audit Reveals Contract Violations by Community Corrections Provider by Derek Gilna Genesis Behavioral Services, a private company, contracts with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide community corrections services to male offenders at a facility in Kenosha – including certified substance abuse, mental health, domestic ...
Johnson v. Johnson, TX, Complaint, Rape by Prisoner, 2002 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS WICHITA FALLS DIVISION RODERICK KEITH JOHNSON (#623028), Michael Unit, Tennessee Colony, Texas, ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) GARY JOHNSON, Executive Director, Texas ) Department of ...
Tenth Circuit Rules on $3.38 Million Verdict in CCA Prison Sexual Abuse Case by Derek Gilna In February 2012, a federal jury in New Mexico awarded $3.38 million to three female prisoners who were raped by Anthony Townes, a guard at the Camino Nuevo Women’s Correctional Facility, which was operated ...
The Rape Victims Silenced by Their Prison Cells by A prison chaplain who admitted to sexually assaulting three prisoners may spend less than a year behind bars. Why don’t we seem to care? by Melissa Jeltsen, Huffington Post When Leticia Villarreal, 42, began her prison sentence at McPherson Unit, a ...
Florida Jail Policy Changes, but Housing Naked Suicidal Detainees Together Continues by The rape of a pretrial detainee and a subsequent lawsuit forced Florida’s Duval County Jail (DCJ) to change its policies in housing. Advocates, however, argue the new policy is still “incredibly ill-advised.” Mark Baker, 35, was arrested for ...
Ninth Circuit: Congress Can Criminalize Federal Sex Crimes Committed in State Facilities by Mark Wilson The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held in August 2015 that Congress is authorized to criminalize sexual assaults in facilities where federal prisoners are held by agreement with state and local governments. On March 5, ...
UN Committee Against Torture Issues Report on United States by Matthew Clarke The United Nations Committee Against Torture issued a combined report encompassing its third to fifth periodic reports on the United States at its 1276th and 1277th meetings held on November 20, 2014. The report lauded some improvements under ...
Condoms Now Available to Prisoners in Three States by Joe Watson Legislation in California, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in September 2014, allows prisoners in the state’s 34 adult correctional facilities access to condoms. With the signing of Assembly Bill 999 – also known as the Prisoner Protections ...
A Victory in the Fight to Stop Prisoner Rape by In 2012, Cornelius, a prisoner at a Florida state prison, wrote a letter to a nearby rape crisis center. Cornelius had been sexually assaulted multiple times while incarcerated. The first time was a gang rape that had happened 17 years ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
Sexual Violence Data - Actions Needed to Improve Clarity and Address Differences Across Federal Data Collection Efforts, GAO, 2016 United States Government Accountability Office Report to the Ranking Member, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate July 2016 SEXUAL VIOLENCE DATA Actions Needed to ...
PREA Review Panel: 'Cultural Change' Needed to Reduce Sexual Victimization in Prisons by Popular culture, as a recent federal report laments, continues to make jokes about sexual assaults in prison. But U.S. Department of Justice hearings on prison rape in the spring and fall of 2011 in Washington, D.C. produced ...
Study Argues that Conjugal Visits Can Reduce Number of Prison Rapes by Researchers at Florida International University contend that states where sexual intercourse between prisoners and their visiting spouses is allowed have fewer rapes and sexual assaults than states where conjugal visits are prohibited, El controversial finding that disputes the ...
Publication • August 4, 2016
Standards for the Prevention Detection Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Adult Prisons and Jails, NPREC, 2008 STANDARDS FOR THE PREVENTION, DETECTION, RESPONSE, AND MONITORING OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN ADULT PRISONS AND JAILS STANDARDS FOR THE PREVENTION, DETECTION, RESPONSE, AND MONITORING OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN ADULT PRISONS AND JAILS ...
Publication • August 4, 2016
Standards for the Prevention Detection Response and Monitoring of Sexual Abuse in Lockups, NPREC, 2008 STANDARDS FOR THE PREVENTION, DETECTION, RESPONSE, AND MONITORING OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN LOCKUPS STANDARDS FOR THE PREVENTION, DETECTION, RESPONSE, AND MONITORING OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN LOCKUPS PREFACE Ours has been a daunting task, albeit a ...
Page 1 of 4. | 1 2 3 4 | Next »