Tag Archives: Arizona

Barrett Brown’s ongoing prison education: #OnTheDraft lessons learned

“On the Draft”: How Prisoners Suffer During and After Prison Transfers … While Just Leadership USA’s Glenn E. Martin said solitary confinement was a more common punishment, he’d also heard of cases of so-called “diesel therapy” carried out in response … Continue reading

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An incomplete education on an AZ inmate’s preventable suicide

  For mentally ill too often prison means solitary, neglect, and even death | Global | The Guardian … [Patti]  Jones describes being stymied at every turn by prison officials who refused to compel him to take his medications despite … 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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AZ pays doctor a small fortune, in cash, to ignore execution protocols

Arizona Loose With Its Rules in Executions, Records Show – NYTimes.com PHOENIX — In an execution in 2010 in Arizona, the presiding doctor was supposed to connect the intravenous line to the convict’s arm — a procedure written into the … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Jettisoning due process resulted in another botched execution.

Reprieve 001 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Wed July 23, 2014 Arizona inmate takes two hours to die in botched execution using experimental two-drug cocktail   The state of Arizona today took one hour and 57 minutes to kill a prisoner … Continue reading

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33,000 Arizona Prisoners Now Can Sue State over Health Care, Solitary Confinement | American Civil Liberties Union

June 5, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously ruled that the American Civil Liberties Union and the Prison Law Office can move forward with a … Continue reading

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“Revolving Doors” never hit anyone in the ass on their way out. But they should.

Inside the Private Prison Industry’s Alarming Spread Across America | Alternet While the total prison population in the country grew 16% between 2000 and 2011, the state private prison population grew 106% … Christopher Petrella, a researcher at UC Berkeley … Continue reading

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