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AP: FDLE to oversee FL DoC. Yeah, that’ll work. NOT.

Florida corrections officials vow reforms Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews said Tuesday [8/19/14] that news stories report the agency has “fallen short in specific instances with regard to facility leadership, safety, security, training and services for mentally ill inmates.” … Continue reading

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Conviction Corruption Alert! Judicial buzzwords “will allow limited DNA testing” in play in TX.

Texas judge sets execution date for Rodney Reed – Houston Chronicle A Texas judge has set an execution date for a death row inmate convicted of raping and murdering a 19-year-old woman … Reeds family claims prosecutors withheld evidence during … Continue reading

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Did “AP exclusive” exclude info on deaths of mentally ill inmates?

AP Exclusive: Inmate died after 7 days in NYC cell The 39-year-old Ballard was eventually found naked and unresponsive on the floor, covered in feces, his genitals swollen and badly infected. He was rushed to a hospital but died hours … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott – ain’t no Sunshine till he’s gone.

Governor Rick Scott’s office: Ask employees for records The administration of Governor Rick Scott is making a unique argument when it comes to handing over public records. Scott’s lawyers have recently declared that state employees and former employees are the … Continue reading

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Parasitic private prison corp CCA gets its wrist slapped.

Private Prison Firm To Pay Idaho $1 Million For False Records That Left Key Security Posts Vacant | ThinkProgress A KPMG audit obtained by the Associated Press Wednesday showed that Corrections Corporation of America “left more than 26,000 hours of … Continue reading

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@AP is OK with 10 days in jail for costing Michael Morton 25 years of his life, and Debra Masters Baker her very life.

Ex-prosecutor gets jail for wrongful conviction | http://www.mystatesman.com Morton’s attorneys announced afterward there will be an audit of all cases previously handled by Anderson to look for other alleged misconduct … Morton said his only goal since being freed was … Continue reading

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Serious subject; suspect reporting, complete with sucker punch.

Government Pays Millions in Taxpayer Dollars to Phone Companies to Spy « CBS DC … the fees can add up quickly. The average wiretap is estimated to cost $50,000, a figure that includes reimbursements as well as other operational costs. … Continue reading

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