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Fox v Peters, OR, Order, Spinal Injury Release Plan, 2016 Case 6:16-cv-01602-MC Document 14 Filed 08/11/16 Page 1 of 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON STEVEN FOX, Case No. 6:16-cv-01602-MC Plaintiff, ORDER v. COLETTE PETERS, Director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, in her ...
Fox v. Peters, OR, Complaint, Spinal Injury Release Plan, 2016 Case 6:16-cv-01602-MC Document 1 Filed 08/08/16 Page 1 of 7 Lynn S. Walsh, OSB #924955 email: walsh@europa.com 209 SW Oak Street Suite 400 Portland, Oregon 97204 Telephone: 503-790-2772 Facsimile: 503-227-6840 Attorney for Plaintiff UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT ...
Publication • May 8, 2017
Office of the Washington State Auditor - Correctional Industries Planning, Pricing and Market Share, 2017 Office of the Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy Performance Audit Correctional Industries: Planning, pricing and market share May 4, 2017 In Washington, about one-third of all inmates released will reoffend or violate conditions of their ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Stipulated Order Desegregates Arizona Prisons; $195,000 in Attorney Fees Awarded by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke Decades after prisons in the Deep South were desegregated by the federal courts, a federal judge has approved a stipulated order desegregating housing and job assignments in Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) facilities. The ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Federal Judge Grants Ex-offender “Certificate of Rehabilitation” by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna New York U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson, known for his well-reasoned opinions, has, in addition to his usual duties, immersed himself in other issues not typically associated with the federal judiciary. For example, he has encouraged ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Report Says Private Prison Companies Increase Recidivism by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In June 2016, In the Public Interest (ITPI), a non-partisan public policy group, published a report titled “How Private Prison Companies Increase Recidivism,” based upon the fact that for-profit prisons rely upon incarceration to generate revenue – ...
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. § 2241 is the proper means for a federal prisoner to challenge their obligation to make restitution payments through the Bureau of ...
Article • April 13, 2017
States Adopt Limited Collateral Consequence Reforms; More Needed for Meaningful Impact by Mark Wilson by Mark Wilson Between 2009 and 2014, forty-one states and the District of Columbia enacted 155 laws - 93 in 2013 and 2014, alone - to ease the impact of some “collateral consequences of criminal convictions,” ...
Article • April 13, 2017
Study: Public Misperceptions About Sex Offenders Skew Policy-Making by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton Public opinion toward crime is complex. Research shows that Americans strongly favor punitive measures to address criminal behavior while also demanding the rehabilitation and treatment of offenders. When it comes to sex offenses, it gets even ...
PLN Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou by John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and former counterterrorism consultant. He left the CIA in March 2004, later serving as a senior investigator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and senior intelligence advisor ...
Prison Legal News Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou - Full Interview by   Note: This is the full PLN interview with John Kiriakou; a shorter version was published as our April 2017 cover story, here. John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Complaint, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 1 Filed 04/05/01 Page 1 of 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA C. / "~i - 3 i.. ; ~·: NORTHERN DMSION JOHNNY MAYNOR, Anthony Murphree, Christopher Nichols, Yvette Barbee, ...
Exposing the Audacious Project to Make Christian Converts in America's Prisons by Tanya Erzen With a higher incarceration rate than anywhere in the world, the United States prison system has placed its faith in Christian prisoners. by Tanya Erzen, Beacon Press It’s hard to focus on anything, much less the Book ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
The Financial Firm that Cornered the Market on Jails by Arun Gupta Thousands of arrestees a year are forced into get-out-of-jail-broke cards that are loaded up with deceptive fees. by Arun Gupta, The Nation A year and a half ago, after a grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Filed under: Work, Release and Reentry
Study Examines Professional License Restrictions for Ex-offenders by Derek Gilna The National Employment Law Project (NELP) released a study in April 2016 that cataloged the thousands of state laws and regulations which restrict or bar people with criminal records from obtaining licenses needed to work in various professions. NELP cited ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Delaware Prisoners Demand Education, Rehabilitation by Monte McCoin At 1:59 p.m. on February 1, 2017, the tip line rang in the newsroom at Delaware’s largest paper. Reporters from The News Journal were the first members of the media to hear about a disturbance and hostage situation at the James T. ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Filed under: Work, Release and Reentry
Ban the Box Movement Spreads to More States, Municipalities by An executive order issued by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe in April 2015 made it easier for people with criminal records to be considered for state jobs. The order was another victory for the “ban the box” movement, which seeks to ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Medicare Penalties Await Released Prisoners Who Apply After Age 65 by Derek Gilna Add potential penalties for late Medicare registration to the list of hurdles that prisoners must clear if they are released after their 65th birthday. Medicare regulations impose a penalty of 10% per year for each year of ...
Face-to-Face Family Visits Return to Some Jails by By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline The jailhouse scene from 2014 remains vivid in Rebecca Shlafer’s mind. A 3-year-old girl came to the Washington County Jail in Stillwater, Minnesota, to see her dad. “She ran down the hall, jumped up in a chair and ...
Trapped by Sam Levin California wastes tens of millions of dollars a year keeping people in prison long after they’ve been rehabilitated – denying parole for arbitrary reasons and destroying lives in the process. by Sam Levin, East Bay Express Part One: Cruel and Indefinite Punishment Demian Johnson knows he ...
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