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Prisoners File Unprecedented Environmental Lawsuit Against Proposed Federal Prison in Kentucky
By Panagioti Tsolkas / Prison Legal News After more than three years of a controversial environmental review process for the proposed USP Letcher, conducted by the Bureau of Prisons and their consulting firm Cardno, lawyers filed a lawsuit in November 2018 on behalf of 21 federal prisoners spread across the country. Plaintiffs in the case […]
Documents Reveal How Law Enforcement Partners with Private Companies to Surveil Schools
Unbeknownst to students across the country, their school may be surveilling their social media activity... even individuals who have no affiliation with a school may get scooped up in the dragnet.
Prison Phone Justice Victory in TX! What’s next?
While its been looking dismal in a federal realm, news from the Prison Phone Justice front in Texas may be an indication of changes bubbling up at the state leve
Arkansas DOC says water is safe, but didn’t test it from prisoners’ taps
In July of this year, former prisoners and their family members raised concerns about a variety of prison issues at a hearing with state lawmakers. This included repeated concerns with water quality at multiple facilities. One former prisoner stated that water in the East Arkansas Unit was not even “fit to take a shower in.” […]
Arkansas DOC says water is safe, but didn’t test it from prisoners’ taps
By Panagioti Tsolkas In July of this year, former prisoners and their family members raised concerns about a variety of prison issues at a hearing with state lawmakers. This included repeated concerns with water quality at multiple facilities. One former prisoner stated that water in the East Arkansas Unit was not even “fit to take […]