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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, ...
Maynor v. Morgan County, AL, Consent Decree, Inmate Funds Misappropriation, 2001 Case 5:01-cv-00851-AKK Document 45 Filed 09/25/01 Page 1 of 18 F·- 11'··~ L::. ·-.. r·) IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA 01SEP25 PM 3: 32 NORTHEASTERN DMSION U.S. DiS: r.;~: N.O. OF AL ...
Michigan’s Wayne County Jails Plagued with Inhumane Conditions by The jails in Michigan’s Wayne County are “inhumane for everybody,” according to one law enforcement official. The outmoded and dangerous jails were supposed to be replaced, but cost overruns at a new state-of-the-art facility forced the county to discontinue the project. ...
South African Prison Evacuated Due to Squalor; Two Prisoners Die from Rat-Borne Disease by Christopher Zoukis As bad as it gets in some U.S. prisons, conditions at the notorious Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town, South Africa are so abysmal that the government was forced to temporarily close the facility and ...
Illinois Jail Detainee’s Inadequate Food and Contaminated Water Claims Survive Initial Dismissal by On September 25, 2015, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a civil rights action brought by a pre-trial detainee at Illinois’ Cook County Jail that alleged inadequate food and contaminated water. However, the ...
Semelbauer et al v. Muskegon Co, MI, Plf BiO to Def Mot PSJ, jail gender discrimination 8th Am, 2015 Case 1:14-cv-01245-JTN Doc #49 Filed 07/01/15 Page 1 of 32 Page ID#1350 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION MICHELLE SEMELBAUER, et al., PAULETTE ...
Semelbauer et al v. Muskegon Co, MI, Plf Reply BiS, jail gender discrimination 8th Am, 2016 Case 1:14-cv-01245-JTN ECF No. 105 filed 08/02/16 PageID.2008 Page 1 of 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION MICHELLE SEMELBAUER, PAULETTE BOSCH, DENISE VOS, CRISA BROWN, ...
Incarceration, Justice and the Planet: How the Fight Against Toxic Prisons May Shape the Future of Environmentalism by Panagioti Tsolkas Prisons inspire little in terms of natural wonder. It might be a weed rises through a crack and blooms for a moment. It might be a prisoner notices. But prisoners, ...
W.P. C No. 406 of 2013, Supreme Court of India, Order, inhumane prison conditions, 2013 REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.406/2013 RE - INHUMAN CONDITIONS IN 1382 PRISONS ORDER Madan B. Lokur, J. 1. Prison reforms have been the subject matter of ...
Buford-Lewis v. Marion County, IN, Complaint, jail conditions, 2007 Case 1:07-cv-00527-SEB-DML Document 1 Filed 04/26/2007 Page 1 of 9 Case 1:07-cv-00527-SEB-DML Document 1 Filed 04/26/2007 Page 2 of 9 Case 1:07-cv-00527-SEB-DML Document 1 Filed 04/26/2007 Page 3 of 9 Case 1:07-cv-00527-SEB-DML Document 1 Filed 04/26/2007 Page 4 of 9 Case ...
Buford-Lewis v. Marion County, IN, Settlement, jail conditions, 2008 Case 1:07-cv-00527-SEB-DML Document 58 Filed 12/01/2008 Page 1 of 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION ANTHONY BUFORD-LEWIS, III, et al., Plaintiffs, v. MARION COUNTY, INDIANA, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. ...
Suicides, Poor Conditions at D.C. Jail Remain Critical Issues Despite Progress by Derek Gilna The February 8, 2015 suicide of a woman held at the Washington, D.C. Jail and a recent report that blasted the facility for “non-compliance with basic standards established by national corrections authorities” have once again focused ...
Aramark’s Correctional Food Services: Meals, Maggots and Misconduct by Christopher Zoukis Aramark’s Correctional Food Services: Meals, Maggots and Misconduct by Christopher Zoukis and Rod L. Bower Prison food service vendor Aramark was included among 132 businesses in 21 countries that were named the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2015 by ...
Article • September 11, 2015
$349,500 Settlement in Los Angeles Jail MRSA Suit by $349,500 Settlement in Los Angeles Jail MRSA Suit Los Angeles County agreed to a $349,500 settlement in a class action alleging conditions at various jails in the county placed them at a heightened risk of contracting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The ...
Article • June 10, 2015
Filed under: Infections, Sanitation, Vermin
CCA Pays Tennessee Prisoner $6,250 for Brown Recluse Spider Bite by CCA Pays Tennessee Prisoner $6,250 for Brown Recluse Spider Bite Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and Hamilton County, Tennessee, paid $6,250 to prisoner Teresa Allen to settle a negligence claim. Allen alleged that while housed at the Silverdale Correctional ...
Lawsuits Challenge Conditions at Tennessee Jail; Five Charged in Bribery and Smuggling Scheme by Lawsuits Challenge Conditions at Tennessee Jail; Five Charged in Bribery and Smuggling Scheme In the wake of a Tennessee federal district court hearing in a lawsuit challenging conditions at the Maury County Jail (MCJ), the number ...
Former Detainee Alleges Unconstitutional Conditions at Illinois Jail, Accepts $7,501 Judgment by On April 24, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a former pretrial detainee at the Edgar County Jail (ECJ) in Illinois stated a claim concerning unconstitutional conditions of confinement at the facility. The appellate court ...
East Mississippi Prison Nightmare by Christopher Zoukis On May 30, 2013, the American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center and law office of civil rights attorney Elizabeth Alexander filed an 83-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, seeking class-action relief for mentally ill ...
Article • August 15, 2013 • from PLN August, 2013
Seventh Circuit: Health Hazard without Physical Injury Can State a Claim by On September 27, 2012, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a prisoner's lawsuit, but noted that seemingly de minimis harm from a vermin infestation may state a cognizable claim. Illinois prisoner Calvin Thomas filed ...
Article • May 15, 2012
Filed under: Vermin, News
Connecticut Prison’s Groundhog Extermination Program Outrages PETA, Prisoners & Guards by Connecticut Prison’s Groundhog Extermination Program Outrages PETA, Prisoners & Guards In the unlikeliest of alliances, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), has joined Connecticut prisoners and guards in condemning the "barbaric slaughter” of woodchucks (aka ground hogs) ...
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