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@GeoMallinckrodt continues battle for Florida prison reform ...

April 21, 2015

Concerns and Solutions Regarding Sexual Abuse Investigations in the Florida Department of Corrections

George’s Note: I sent this off to key Senators in the Criminal Justice Committee and Representatives in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Judiciary Committee, and Justice Appropriations Subcommittee. 432 more words

CHANDRA BOZELKO: Why We Let Prison Rape Go On

New York Times: ORANGE, Conn. — IT’S been called “America’s most ‘open’ secret”: According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, around 80,000 women and men a year are sexually abused in American correctional facilities. 147 more words


More Shocking Numbers About the Reality of Sexual Abuse of Locked up Kids

You hear a lot about how the Prison Rape Elimination standards issued by the Federal government are protecting young people in detention of any kind from sexual violence. 7 more words

Juvenile Justice

Hitting Bottom: Incarcerated Women in the Prison Power Hierarchy

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post blog.

A prison can’t function without its pecking order. Call it what you will, chain of command, hierarchy, rank, it all comes down to power. 830 more words

Criminal Justice

Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape

From The Nation

In June of 2012, the New York Times “Room for Debate” feature considered whether or not convicted youth offenders should be treated differently than adult convicts in the penal system. 2,622 more words

Random Headlines -- Live Long and Prosper Edition

Bustle – Leonard Nimoy’s best feminist moments, from his ‘Full Body Project’ to his fight for equal rights.

AlterNet – Rape of teens in adult prisons is so common, the state made a video on how to avoid it. 98 more words