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Brief • May 16, 2017
Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles, CA, Response to Req for Disc, Discriminatory Curfews, 2011 26 September 2011, Rena M. Shahandeh, Esq. Los Angeles City Attorney's Office 200 North Main Street, 6th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-978-8785 (fax) rena.shahandeh@lacity.org VIA FAX & US MAIL: (213) 978-8785 RE: Christian Rodriguez, ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Filed under: Racial Discrimination
The Sentencing Project Explores Impact of Race and Ethnicity on U.S. Prison System by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna A June 2016 report by The Sentencing Project found that blacks are incarcerated in state prisons at much higher rates than whites – up to ten times the incarceration rate in ...
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 • April 26, 2017
$6,750 Settlement in BOP Racial, Age Discrimination Complaint by The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) paid $6,750 to settle an employee’s age and racial discrimination claim.  The April 7, 2000, complaint of Sally Williams, a Secretary GS-6 at the BOP office in Washington D.C., alleged denial of promotions. Williams asserted that younger ...
Article • April 26, 2017
EEOC Judge Holds BOP Retaliated Against Employee for Prior EEO Activities by On May 1, 2002, an administrative law judge for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) retaliated against an employee who had filed previous complaints with the EEOC when they terminated ...
Department of Justice Opposes Finding of Racial Discrimination against BOP by Donald Ernest Thompson, who is black, was a correctional supervisor (GS-11 Lieutenant) at FCI Englewood in Littleton, Colorado when he was made Disturbance Control Team Leader. Two white members of the team objected to his appointment, claiming he had ...
Brief • April 26, 2017
USA v. Rhode Island DOC, RI, Complaint, Racial Discrimination in Hiring, 2014 Case 1:14-cv-00078-S-LDA Document 1 Filed 02/10/14 Page 1 of 11 PageID #: 1 uNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND . UNITEp STATE~ O¥ Al\ffiR:J:CA, Plaintiff, v. Civil Action No.: STATE OF RHODE ISLAND, RH()DE ISLAND DEPAllTMENT ...
Brief • April 25, 2017
Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles, CA, Declaration of Plf's Counsel, Discriminatory Curfews, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Olu K. Orange, Esq. , SBN: 213653 ORANGE LAW OFFICES 3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2900 Los Angeles, California 90010 Tel: (213) 736-9900 / Fax: (213) 417-8800 ...
Brief • April 25, 2017
Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles, CA, Proposed Joint Stipulation, Discriminatory Curfews, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Olu K. Orange, Esq. , SBN: 213653 ORANGE LAW OFFICES 3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2900 Los Angeles, California 90010 Tel: (213) 736-9900 / Fax: (213) 417-8800 Email: ...
Brief • April 25, 2017
Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles, CA, Notice of Mot to Compel Responses, Discriminatory Curfews, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Olu K. Orange, Esq. , SBN: 213653 ORANGE LAW OFFICES 3435 Wilshire Blvd., ...
Brief • April 25, 2017
Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles, CA, Order re Notice of Mot Compel, Discriminatory Curfews, 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 CHRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ, ALBERTO CAZAREZ, individually ...
Article • March 31, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Supreme Court Reverses Criminal Conviction for Racial Bias by Juror by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In a decision sure to reverberate throughout the nation’s criminal courts, in March 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the conviction of a Colorado defendant charged with sexual battery due to a juror’s racially ...
Article • March 31, 2017
Stop Kidding Yourself: The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People by Sam Mitrani by Sam Mitrani, The Labor and Working-Class History Association In most of the liberal discussions of the recent police killings of unarmed black men, there is an underlying assumption that the police are supposed to ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Paying the Piper by David J. Krajicek by David J. Krajicek, The Crime Report Montgomery, Alabama’s City Court is a Debt-Collecting Machine Montgomery, Alabama--Anyone who wishes to enter Municipal Court in Alabama’s capital city must first be sanctioned by a court officer who scans your belongings, then polices your attire. “Tuck ...
EPI - Mass Incarceration and Children's Outcomes, 2016 Mass incarceration and children’s outcomes Criminal justice policy is education policy Report • By Leila Morsy and Richard Rothstein • December 15, 2016 Summary: Parental incarceration leads to an array of cognitive and noncognitive outcomes known to affect children’s performance in school. ...
Still No Answers by Jamycheal Mitchell’s death in a Virginia jail cell still hasn’t been explained. It should be a national scandal. by Dahlia Lithwick, Slate On August 19, 2015, 24-year-old Jamycheal Mitchell was found dead in his cell at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Virginia. New revelations in May 2016 about ...
Three Reports Provide Data on Prisoners Held in “Restrictive Housing” by Derek Gilna An October 15, 2015 report by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), covering the time period from 2011-12 – the most recent period for which statistics are available – indicated that on an ...
Study: 95 Percent of Elected Prosecutors are White by Joe Watson A recent study illustrates just how racially skewed the U.S. criminal justice system is with respect to its most powerful participants: prosecutors. Of 2,437 elected state and local prosecutors holding office in 2014, 95 percent were white and 79% ...
A Story of Racial Bias, the Absence of Mercy, and a Death in Prison by By Equal Justice Initiative Forty-five years after Phillip Chance traveled from his home in Detroit, Michigan to visit family in rural Choctaw, Alabama, he died in an Alabama prison. During that visit in 1971, 15-year-old Phillip ...
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 ...
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