Unlicensed Interns to Perform Psych Tests on Utah Prisoners – Absurd! – kra

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

As you know, I get calls daily from inmates, probationers, and their families about these “counselors. READ We Need to Know! – So called “counselors” are, in fact, too often mean spirited little bullies, just like prison guards – kra   This idea is a disaster and a mountain of lawsuits waiting to happen! Excerpts from the Article: According to October 2018 news reports, Utah’s Department of Corrections wants to pay...

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Standards on Treatment of Prisoners (Table of Contents) – ABA Standards – For anyone litigating prisoner issues – kra

Posted by on May 4, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

The entire article is too extensive to post, but anyone concerned with litigation concerning prisons should review this and focus on what their issues are. It’s a good resource. Standards on Treatment of Prisoners In February 2010, the ABA House of Delegates approved a set of ABA Criminal Justice Standards on Treatment of Prisoners. These Standards supplant the previous ABA Criminal Justice Standards on the Legal Status of Prisoners and,...

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We Need to Know! – So called “counselors” are, in fact, too often mean spirited little bullies, just like prison guards – kra

Posted by on Apr 27, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues | Comments

I am at it again. I just spoke with Margaret Hawkins, head of DARSOL -google it – and sent her this email” Thanks, Margaret, 4/27/19 Some of them are such a nightmare: “mean spirited little bullies”! – and so obviously unqualified. We must find out: “What qualifications are required to become a “counselor” conducting the “group” sessions which sex offenders on probation are required to attend?” Please feel free to forward my...

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Plea Bargaining: Prosecutors Leave Trail of Injustice When Playing Hardball with Defendants – As I Know All Too Well – kra

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

This lengthy article discusses most of the evils of plea bargaining. See some of my other articles. READ Rush to Sentence It is so extensive that I am forced to omit a lot of it in editing. You should take 15 minutes to read the whole article to get an idea of the immense power wielded by prosecutors, the many, many injustices entailed in many plea bargains! Excerpts from the Article: To fight against government tyranny in the criminal justice...

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Arrest Trends – An EXCELLENT Summary!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

This report by the Vera Institute is extensive and thorough. You need to open the link and check it out! Topics include: Arrests How many arrests are made annually, and for what? Demographics How do arrest trends vary across demographic groups? Clearance Rates How successful are the police at solving crimes? Victimizations How common are victimizations, and to whom are they reported? Data Reported What gaps exist in policing data and why? The...

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