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.@AP endorses @FLGovScott’s useless FL DoC ombudsman … expect more #DeadInmates

                  Florida prison officials hire ombudsman | The Miami Herald MIAMI Florida prison officials said Friday that theyre hiring an ombudsman to oversee the treatment of mentally ill inmates in the wake … Continue reading

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Who sent up AZ trial balloon for new #PrisonIndustrialComplex revenue stream? @AP??

Arizona picks company to review Wood execution PHOENIX AP – The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen a firm to review its investigation of the nearly two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood … The department is not commenting while the … Continue reading

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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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