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Prisons battling COVID-19 face another disease threat this fall
Reposted from The Verge  Sept 11, 2020 By Nicole Wetsman At the Eddie Warrior Correctional Center in Oklahoma, over 90 percent of inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. Nearly every facility in the Oklahoma prison system has been touched by the virus, says Nicole McAfee, director of policy and advocacy at the ACLU of Oklahoma. She […]
Update from Ware State Prison, Georgia
Update of the conditions of living for inmates at Ware State Prison as of Monday, August 10, 2020. We are now receiving one hot meal for dinner. The food is awful because they are letting the inmates from M building prepare the meals. These inmates are not cooks, they work outside detail. We are receiving […]
Portland woman went to jail with $30.97 in cash. She’s suing after getting debit card in return loaded with service fees
By Maxine Bernstein | The Oregonian/OregonLive When Danica L. Brown was arrested in Portland during a 2014 protest, the downtown jail confiscated the $30.97 in cash she carried with her. Upon her release the next morning, she was handed a Numi Financial MasterCard debit card loaded with the same amount. Brown soon learned the card came […]
Brown v. Stored Value Cards, 9th Circuit, Opinion, Debit Cards, 2020
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2020 Legislative Agenda
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Brown v. Stored Value Cards Inc, Prisoner Debit Cards, Appeal, 2019
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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 […]
Climate Change is Causing Cruel & Unusual Punishment: Tell Congress to Recognize the Demands of Prison Strikers
This week, a global climate justice convergence in San Francisco will coincide with the national prison strike. Alongside the Prison Ecology Project and Fight Toxic Prisons, Nation Inside’s #StopTheHeat Campaign has been drawing connections between these movements, and now it’s time to turn it up a notch. In recent years, prisoners across the country having been decrying chronic abuse due […]
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