Tag Archives: California

COURT FINDS SYSTEMIC CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS BY CALIFORNIA DEPT OF CORRECTIONS

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Extends Settlement to End Indefinite Solitary Confinement in California January 28, 2019, Eureka – Late Friday, a federal judge found that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is systemically violating the…

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Demand Justice for Erika Rocha: Attention to Abuses and Escalating Suicide Epidemic in CA Women’s Prison

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
APRIL 25 2016 Press Release from California Coalition for Women Prisoners: Advocates demand justice for Erika Rocha, who was 35 years old and just one day away from her Youth Parole Hearing last…

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CA state court : Prisoner Can’t Be Punished for Hunger Strike

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Below is the April 23, 2016 article from SF Gate/San Francisco Chronicle (minus photos and video in the article) Court’s full decision at the bottom of the post. State court rules prisoners can’t…

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.@POTUS: Stop sleep deprivation torture at #PelicanBay

SLEEP DEPRIVATION Published on Dec 13, 2015 Beginning of the night of August 2nd, 2015 people in Pelican Bay State prison solitary units have been awakened by guards every 20-30 minutes. Prisoners are being sleep deprived, suffering severe stress, weight … Continue reading

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For Immediate Release: Solitary Prisoners’ Lawyers Slam CDCR for Sleep Deprivation

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10/29/15   Solitary Prisoners’ Lawyers Slam CDCR for Sleep Deprivation Press Contact:  Mohamed Shehk – 408.910.2618  mohamed@criticalresistance.org Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition SAN FRANCISCO – Yesterday, lawyers for prisoners in the class action case…

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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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Suit unsealed over Quest, LabCorp being tackled by whistleblower in 2012.

Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp accused of duplicative testing, billing in recently unsealed suit | The Pathology Blawg A former phlebotomist for Quest Diagnostics filed a qui tam whistleblower suit on July 27, 2012, alleging her former employer and LabCorp knowingly submitted … Continue reading

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