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VanValkenburg v. Oregon Department of Corrections, OR, Amended Complaint, Hearing Disability Discrimination, 2015 Case 3:14-cv-00916-MO Document 43 Filed 03/18/15 Page 1 of 24 MATTHEW C. ELLIS, OSB No. 075800 matthew@employmentlawpdx.com 621 SW Morrison St Ste 1050 Portland, OR 97205 Telephone: 503/226-0072 SHENOA L. PAYNE, OSB No. 084392 spayne@hk-law.com Haglund Kelley ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Heroin Overdose Antidote Becoming More Widely Available, Including Behind Bars by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Just months after New York's prison system launched a heroin overdose prevention program by training prisoners to administer naloxone – an opioid overdose antidote also known as Narcan – Maryland made it easier to ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Harvard Law School Report Highlights Ill Effects of Criminal Justice Fees by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In September 2016, Harvard Law School published a report titled “Confronting Criminal Justice Debt: A Guide for Policy Reform,” which questioned the moral justification of a criminal justice system that relies on fees ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Filed under: Education
New York: Prison College Program Reduces Recidivism, Receives More Funding by Gus Bethea "never imagined [he'd] be a college graduate.” The 33-year-old overcame the challenges of in-prison education, such as outdated textbooks and lack of Internet access, to complete a college degree program while serving time on a robbery conviction. ...
Council of State Governments - Criminal Justice Mental Health Consensus Project, 2002 police chiefs | consumers | pretrial service administrators | probation officials | state legislators | substance abuse providers | state corrections directors | judges | district attorneys | families | parole board members | county executives | public ...
Publication • June 6, 2017
Filed under: Voting, Release and Reentry
The Sentencing Project - Collateral Consequences, Testimony of ED Before US Commision on Civil Rights, 2017 Testimony of Marc Mauer Executive Director The Sentencing Project Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities Before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights May 19, 2017 Thank you for ...
Article • June 5, 2017
‘Pimping Out’ Drug Addicts for Cash by Alfred Lubrano In Philadelphia, addicts have become a cash crop, used by some treatment centers and recovery houses to create a perpetual money churn. On the street, it's called "pimping out." By Alfred Lubrano Each day, through the streets of Kensington, Frankford, and ...
FAMM - Using Time to Reduce Crime, 2017 USING TIME TO REDUCE CRIME: Federal Prisoner Survey Results Show Ways to Reduce Recidivism By Kevin Ring and Molly Gill JUNE 2017 AUTHORS Kevin A. Ring President Families Against Mandatory Minimums Molly Gill Director of Federal Legislative Affairs Families Against Mandatory Minimums ...
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, ...
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