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Securus Phone Rates Spark Uprising at Alaska Prison by Joe Watson A riot at an Alaska prison “kind of blew up” because, according to prisoners, the phone service provided by Securus was shoddy and the company charged unreasonable rates. Sparked by a widespread disconnection of phone calls one Monday night ...
Continued Need for Prison and Criminal Justice Reforms by Advocates for prisoners’ rights and criminal justice reform have never forgotten the September 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility in New York, which resulted in the deaths of 33 prisoners and 10 employees. The institutionalized brutality at Attica, which led ...
Publication • December 30, 2016
Considerations in building an individual or system-wide medical care case, Medical issues panel, UCLA Prisoners’ Advocates Conference, September 2016 Considerations in building an individual or system-wide medical care case Medical issues panel, UCLA Prisoners’ Advocates Conference, September 2016 1. Gather facts  prisoners and former prisoners (get people to exhaust ...
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Audit of the fBOP’s Contract with CoreCivic to Operate the Adams County Correctional Center in Natchez, MI, OIG, 2016 Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of Justice Audit of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Contract with CoreCivic, Inc. to Operate the Adams County Correctional Center in Natchez, Mississippi Audit ...
The New Slave Revolt by By Chris Hedges, TruthDig A nationwide prison work stoppage and hunger strike, begun on Sept. 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising, have seen over 20,000 prisoners in about 30 prisons do what we on the outside should do—refuse to cooperate. “We will not only ...
Private Prison in Texas Closes after Riot Renders it Uninhabitable by Matthew Clarke On February 20, 2015, an uprising occurred at the Willacy County Correctional Center (WCCC), a private prison located in Raymondville, Texas that was operated by Utah-based Management and Training Corporation (MTC). The facility primarily housed criminal immigrant ...
Book Review: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon Books, 2016). 752 pages, $24.00 (hardcover) Book review by Alan Mills Anyone who wants to ...
Private Prison Company Not Liable for Guard's Death in Riot by Lonnie Burton Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) successfully moved in federal court to dismiss a suit brought by the survivors of a guard who was killed by prisoners during a riot in 2012. On May 20, 2012, prisoners rioted ...
One Guard killed, Sixteen Staff and Three Prisoners Injured in Mississippi Private Prison Riot by Matthew Clarke On May 20, 2012, violence erupted at a 2,567-bed private prison near Natchez, Mississippi which is operated by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The Adams County Corrections Center (ACCC) houses low-security adult ...
Twelve Killed as Eighty-One Escape From Iraqi Prison by During the evening of September 27, 2012, prisoners at an Iraqi prison in Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein which is about 80 miles north of Baghdad, broke into a storeroom where weapons are kept. They seized the weapons and engaged ...
Article • August 25, 2016
Vermont Prisoners Riot in Massachusetts County Jail by Derek Gilna Eleven prisoners from Vermont were the principal participants in a recent disturbance at the Franklin County, Masschusetts county jail, according to Vermont Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito. Three other prisoners from Massachusetts also took part in the incident, which resulted in ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Report On Arizona Hostage Crisis May Never Be Released by Michael Rigby A report on the 2004 hostage crisis at the Arizona Prison Complex-Lewis took hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars and more than three months to produce. But thanks to partisan politics and bureaucratic infighting, the report may never ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Hurricane Sandy Facilitates Mass Escape from New Jersey's Logan Hall by Matthew Clarke Hurricane Sandy and a lack of preparation or training for unusual weather helped prisoners at the notorious Logan Hall halfway house to run rampant, including a mass escape of fifteen prisoners. Although designated a "halfway house," Logan ...
Adams v. CCA, CO, Plf Mot to Strike Def Govt Immunity, Prison Riot, 2009 DISTRICT COURT, COUNTY OF CROWLEY, STATE OF COLORADO Court Address: Sixteenth Judicial District Court Crowley County Courthouse 110 E. 6th Street, Room 303 Ordway, Colorado 81063 Telephone 719-267-4468 ▲COURT USE ONLY ▲ Plaintiffs: VANCE A. ADAMS ...
Adams v. CCA, CO, Appeal Brief, prison riot, 2007 Certification of Word Count: 9,474 COURT OF APPEALS, STATE OF COLORADO rd 2 East 14 th Avenue, 3 Floor Denver, CO 80203 Appeal from order entered by Judge Michael Schiferl, Crowley County District COUlt, 2005CV60 Plaintiffs-Appellants: Vance A. Adams,et. a1. Defendants-Appellees: ...
Baker v. CCA, VT, Complaint, Lee riot guard beating, 2005 W011 02,08/2005 15:50 FAX 615 366 7333 JOB MASTER STATE OF VE ' ONT ADDISON COUNTY, SS. GENE BAXER, Plaintiff, Superior Court Docket No. V. CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Defendant COMPLAINT NOW COMES Plaintiff Gene Baker, by and through his ...
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