Indiana will pay inmate $100K for each year he spent in solitary, lawyers say

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

This fellow spent 3 more days in isolation than I did. “Thank you, God, for my strong spirit!” What these articles do NOT tell you is that MOST people in isolation are put there by mean-spirited out of control prison guards as punishment for daring to speak up or trying to contact the outside world about prison abuse, deplorable conditions, or extreme medical neglect! READ What They Did to Me  Either the reporters don’t know,...

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County jail revisits visitation technology following sex offender’s escape

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

You should be concerned about the dysfunction of America’s prisons not only because of all the needless and costly abuse of inmates, but because the same dysfunction allows ESCAPES!   Excerpts from the Article: Morgan County authorities said 30-year-old John Kaleb Gillespie broke out of the Morgan County Jail two weeks ago. At some point after his escape, he met up with a 16-year-old girl. The two were found Monday near...

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No Fourth Amendment Violation for Abusive Group Strip Search of Female Prisoners

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Featured, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

On strictly legal grounds, I have to agree with the decision here, given the law. However, one could argue that this was more than “visual inspection”. It’s a damn shame that the jury did not decide in favor of the women on their 8th Amendment claim: cruel and unusual punishment. Excerpts from the Article: On July 16, 2019, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in a two-to-one ruling, affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a...

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Mother of man who died after Lincoln County Jail suicide attempt gets $300,000 settlement

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

Here’s another one; I see so many horrifying articles of prison abuse that I cannot post them all. YOUR money wasted! READ Prison Abuse – Why Massive Indifference is a Massive Mistake = Prison Abuse – Why Massive Indifference is a Massive Mistake Excerpts from the Article: Lincoln County officials and the mother of a man who died in 2016 from injuries related to a jail suicide attempt settled a lawsuit for $300,000 on Thursday. The...

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Support the Delaware ACLU – and the ACLU in YOUR Area! – kra

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, Take Action Now!, War on Drugs | 0 comments

All of these are good ideas, and badly needed to curb injustice.   Just Announced: 2020 Legislative Priorities for the Coalition for Smart Justice We made historic progress in criminal justice reform this year. From expanding access to second chances to reforming the drug code and more, there’s a lot to be proud of! But our work isn’t done yet. You helped us get this far, so we wanted you to be the first to know about our...

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At detention facilities, legal rights ‘in name only’ Whether we call them ‘concentration camps’ or detention centers, the lack of justice for those seeking refuge must end.

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

These ICE detention centers are atrocious, and are a national disgrace.  Below I am pictured speaking about them 4 years ago in Wilmington, DE. Excerpts from the Article: As President Donald Trump prepares to pick a new secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is preparing to appear in a Brooklyn court. She is being sued for blocking a man on Twitter who criticized her for calling immigration...

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