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Expert on Sheriff Gusman & OPP operations: 'They just have no clue'

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A hearing began in federal court Wednesday that will determine if Sheriff Marlin Gusman will keep control over the Orleans Parish Prison. 358 more words

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Archbishop walks the "Way of the Cross" with Orleans Parish prisoners

New Orleans (WGNO)–Archbishop Gregory Aymond led a “Way of the Cross” at the Orleans Parish prison.

They stopped at the 14 different stations for prayer and reflection. 62 more words

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Violent conditions still plague the newly opened Orleans Justice Center, 'The inmates have more experience than the supervision'

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has long said that the closing of OPP and the opening of a new jail, the Orleans Justice Center, would resolve issues of crime that plagued the jailhouse for decades. 382 more words

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Expert: 'Disturbing level of violence' at Orleans Parish jail

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Experts monitoring the new Orleans Justice Center took the stand Tuesday revealing shocking testimony about the level of violence in the jail calling it “disturbing.” One monitor claimed the staff is not in control of the facility, and too often prison workers have to use force. 197 more words

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Field Report: Louisiana Center for Children's Rights

That’s a wrap!  Last Thursday, we held the closing reception for the Juvenile In Justice exhibit.   Thank you to Dana, Julia, and Sara for your help! 280 more words

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Field Report: Louisiana Center for Children's Rights

September was filled with preparations for the Juvenile In Justice exhibit and community events.  And I finally have the promotional materials to prove it!

The exhibit will open with a preview event on October 22nd.   268 more words

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Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on September 14

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today. 174 more words

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