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Study recommends inmate immunity test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press. 305 more words

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Editorial: Prisoner ‘rights’ often go too far

Few things fill taxpayers with more wrath than hearing about governments paying cash settlements to inmates for what are pretty minor breaches of their rights. 249 more words

Opinion

"“Housing First” Helps Keep Ex-Inmates Off the Streets (and Out of Prison)"

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This July 23, 2014 Next City article talks about how something as basic as safe affordable housing can mean the difference between success and failure for a person who has been released from jail or prison. 96 more words

Mental Health

Inmate Name, Inmate Number

inmate name, inmate number:

for the past twenty years

you have taken advantage

of the system

you have wasted your life

you have led a wasteful life… 221 more words

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Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California Prisons

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system. 390 more words

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it's voluntary but you have to do it

Tuesday night chaplain means well; I know he does. We had a bit of a rough start, but once we understood each other, our relationship improved. 264 more words

Prison

$1 Billion Stockton Prison Medical Complex Reopens After Numerous Problems

STOCKTON (CBS SF) — A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday. 425 more words

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