Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: jail

Former correctional sergeant sentenced to prison for assaulting inmates

"Corrections officers are expected to safeguard the civil rights of prisoners. These officers ignored their duties and must be held to account for their actions.”

Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former deputy jailer sentenced to prison after assaulting inmate

“The FBI will not tolerate correctional officers who violate a person’s civil rights.”

Video shows jail attendant assaulting handcuffed man

“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”

Lights back on at NYC jail after hundreds protest, but prisoners...

Demonstrators rallied throughout the weekend to protest the conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center, which is run by the Bureau of Prisons.

Former sheriff’s sergeant sentenced to prison for assaulting detainee on video

In addition to writing a false report after the incident to justify the assault, Prejean was caught on surveillance video repeatedly striking the compliant detainee while ordering his police dog to bite him for no apparent reason.

Mumia seeks to show top state judge doubled as prosecutor and...

Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.

Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault charges

Accused of sexually assaulting at least 50 women during his decades-long career, the jury in his retrial found him guilty Thursday of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

10 Facts You Need to Know About the Stephen Avery Case

“Innocent people are put in jail every day in the US. According to a recent report from the National Registry of Exonerations at the University of Michigan Law School, 125 falsely accused prisoners were exonerated in 2014.”

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.