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Darren Rainey: October 11 Meeting with State Attorney
    Summary of Meeting with State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle on October 11, 2016 to Discuss the Progress of the Investigation of the Death of Darren Rainey on June 23, 2012   Attending: Howard Simon, Executive Director of the ACLU of Florida; Shir...
British Newspaper Article on Solitary Confinement in Florida's Prisons
5/4/2016 article from The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/03/solitary-confinement-mentally-ill-prisoners-florida?CMP=share_btn_fb
New Yorker article on abuse of prisoners at Dade Correctional Institution
This article with full graphics is at http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/05/02/the-torturing-of-mentally-ill-prisoners
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Darren Rainey: October 11 Meeting with State Attorney
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    Summary of Meeting with State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle on October 11, 2016 to Discuss the Progress of the Investigation of the Death of Darren Rainey on June 23, 2012   Attending: Howard Simon, Executive Director of the ACLU of Florida; Shir...
Darren Raineys death
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The death of Darren Rainey and the courage my brother Harold Hempstead showed by fighting for justice imprisoned with his killers and by speaking to the media has changed my life forever
In Memory of Darren Rainey
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George Mallinckrodt worked for nearly three years as a psychotherapist in a Florida state prison psychiatric ward. Guards regularly tormented, beat, and tortured patients on his caseload. George was fired for his refusal to stay silent about a beating and other abuses. Mallinckrodt is a full-time human rights activist and frequent contributor to news stories regarding the treatment of the mentally ill in prison. ​ http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/index.htm​ http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/human_rights_campaign.htm https://www.createspace.com/4929100 http://www.amazon.com/Getting-Away-With-Murder-Story/dp/1500705624/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1415311293&sr=1-1
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