Skip navigation

Search

129 results
Article • December 5, 2017 • from PLN December, 2017
$1.275 Million Settlement for Los Angeles County Jail Whistleblower by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton In May 2017, a former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who worked at the L.A. County jail and helped send colleagues to prison for obstructing an FBI investigation was set to receive $1.275 million after ...
Article • October 10, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Court Decision Favoring BOP Whistleblower Critical of BOP and OIG by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna A December 2, 2016 decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a finding by the Merit Systems Protection Board, has cast in doubt the operations of the chief internal investigative body of ...
Article • September 6, 2017
Eleventh Circuit Slams Douglas County, Georgia Sheriff's Office for Retaliation Against Whistle-Blower by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued a stinging opinion in which it firmly rebukes the retaliatory actions of the Douglas County, Georgia Sheriff's Office. Derrick Bailey, ...
Article • August 4, 2017
$187,000 Settlement for TX County Jail Administrator Turned Whistleblower by Joe Watson by Joe Watson A former jail administrator in Bastrop County, Texas, agreed to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit for $187,000 against his old boss, a former sheriff who had pleaded guilty to charges of corruption and abuse of ...
Brief • June 20, 2017
Filed under: Whistleblowing
Adams v. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept, CA, Settlement, Sheriff Whistleblower, 2016 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF CLAl~IS This Settlement Agreement and Release of Claims ("Agreement") is made between Tara Adams thereinafter "Re\easor'') and the COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES (hereim~fier "County" and/or "C') (c<~lft:c/n·ely "Parties") \vith respect to the following ...
Brief • May 4, 2017
Filed under: Whistleblowing
Adams v. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept, CA, Amended Complaint, Sheriff Whistleblower, 2016 Case 2:15-cv-04501-JFW-JPR Document 43 Filed 01/19/16 Page 1 of 12 Page ID #:401 THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGORY W. SMITH Gregory W. Smith, State Bar No. 134385 2 Diana Wang Wells, State Bar No. 284215 9100 Wilshire ...
Publication • April 10, 2017
Office of the Washington State Auditor - Whistleblower Investigation Report, 2017 Whistleblower Investigation Report Department of Corrections Published March 13, 2017 Report No. 1018764 Office of the Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy March 13, 2017 Jody Becker-Green, Acting Secretary Department of Corrections Report on Whistleblower Investigation Attached is the official ...
Article • April 5, 2017
Filed under: Whistleblowing
Federal Office of Special Counsel Aids BOP Whistleblower by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The Bureau of Prison culture of retaliation against whistleblowers appears to be alive and well, at least in the instance of Linda Thomas, a BOP employee who was punished for revealing the unearned compensation of a ...
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 ...
Article • April 1, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
From the Editor by Paul Wright by Paul Wright This month&rsquo;s cover story, an interview with former CIA officer John Kiriakou, is part of our ongoing series of interviews with interesting people who have experience with the U.S. criminal justice system. The interview with John is around 8,000 words. A ...
Prison Legal News Interviews CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou - Full Interview by &nbsp; Note: This is the full PLN&nbsp;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 ...
Article • February 22, 2017
Filed under: Retaliation, Whistleblowing
BOP Pays 7,500 Settlement at Retaliation Claim by The federal Bureau of Prisons paid $7,500 and agreed to not report the suspension of a guard who alleged reprisal in a discrimination complaint. Lt. Norma Jean Vasquez alleged she was subject to retaliation for her previous participation in an &ldquo;OIA investigation&rdquo; ...
PLN Exclusive! Wisconsin DOC Audit Reveals Contract Violations by Community Corrections Provider by Derek Gilna Genesis Behavioral Services, a private company, contracts with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide community corrections services to male offenders at a facility in Kenosha &ndash; including certified substance abuse, mental health, domestic ...
Retaliation against Washington Whistleblowers for Reporting Faked Prison Statistics by Matthew Clarke It seemed like a great idea. The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) would try a pilot program in a couple of 130-bed pods at Airway Heights Corrections Center with the aim of improving prisoner behavior using positive ...
Article • October 3, 2016 • from PLN October, 2016
U.S. Office of Special Counsel Assists BOP Whistleblowers by Derek Gilna The federal Bureau of Prisons&rsquo; culture of retaliation against whistleblowers appears to be alive and well, at least in the case of Linda Thomas, a BOP employee who was punished for revealing the unearned compensation of her superior. When ...
South Carolina Sheriff Fires Whistleblower Instead of Jailer Who Assaulted Prisoner by Matthew Clarke After a guard at a South Carolina jail repeatedly struck a prisoner who was being strapped into a restraint chair, York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant took decisive action. He fired the jailer who told a television ...
Federal Prison Whistleblower Receives $2,400 in Retaliation Complaint by Lonnie Burton On July 17, 2003, a former federal prison employee settled his multiple discrimination and retaliation complaints against the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for $2,400. Documents related to the case just recently were released to Prison Legal News as ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
Whistleblower Investigation Report - Department of Corrections, WA SAO, 2016 Whistleblower Investigation Report Department of Corrections Published August 15, 2016 Report No. 1017272 Washington State Auditor’s Office August 15, 2016 Dick Morgan, Acting Secretary Department of Corrections Report on Whistleblower Investigation Attached is the official report on Whistleblower Case No. ...
Article • August 19, 2016
Ninth Circuit: California Personnel Board Decision Not Issue Preclusive by On September 14, 2015, the Ninth Circuit court of appeals held that decisions of the California State Personnel Board did not have an issue preclusive effect in a federal lawsuit based upon the same claims of retaliation for whistleblowing. David ...
Fired Oregon Prison IG Brings $3 Million Retaliation Suit against Director by The terminated Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) Inspector General (IG) has ' filed a $3 million federal lawsuit, alleging that he was terminated in retaliation for raising ethical concerns about his boss. Oregon prison officials created the IG ...
Page 1 of 7. | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Next »