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HOUSTON (AP) — Six Texas jailers were fired and 29 others suspended after a mentally ill inmate was left unattended and alone in his cell for weeks with insect-infested food containers, a feces-clogged toilet and ropes from his shredded jail uniform hanging from the ceiling. 244 more words
Accused a Negro Jailer.
“There are men confined here who have enjoyed every social and home environment which tends to elevate, and who know and can fully appreciate the rank injustice and demoralizing abuse heaped upon them in a most deplorable way. 438 more words
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to lift restrictions placed on him in prison. 11 more words
The numbers are black and white, but the solutions are anything but.
The percentage of black inmates in the Johnson County Jail last year was more than four times greater than that of the county’s overall black population, according to Sheriff’s Office statistics. 1,740 more words