Special designations for federal inmates with the most complex psychiatric needs often result in their being kept in what is, effectively, solitary confinement – just don’t call it that. 667 more words
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Marlene Carter is sick.
The 43-year-old’s compulsion to hurt herself is so great she’ll hurl herself, against restraints, to smack her head against whatever hard surface is closest. 789 more words
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
In the summer of 2009 a friend of mine was murdered by police not too far from me.
Officers pulled up on a parked car , allegedly searching for a robbery suspect in the area, and demanded, guns drawn,that the four individuals inside step out with their hands up… 508 more words
On 23rd July 2014 the Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Rev James Langstaff, spoke during the Committee Stage of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. … 399 more words