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After five years in solitary confinement …

Published on Jan 17, 2017 Heather Chapman’s bipolar son was sentenced to 10 years in prison for robbery at age 19. She says his condition has worsened since then, due in large part to his time in isolation. She’s afraid … Continue reading

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@McKinleyPLewis loves his job.

McKinley Lewis is the spokesperson for the Florida Department of Corrections, and he loves his job, apparently because he gets to be a part of the FDoC’s plan to convince the public that our prisons no longer imperils inmates, which … Continue reading

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@MiamiHerald reporting on @FL_Corrections denial of care falls short

Lawsuit claims Florida inmates are denied surgeries Three inmates are suing the Florida Department of Corrections and medical contractor Corizon, alleging Corizon refused to provide medically necessary surgical procedures in an effort to keep costs down. The class-action lawsuit, which … Continue reading

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Some reasons why it’s not okay for prisons to destroy “inventory”

Forged Drug Test Results May Free Tens of Thousands From Prison A recent Supreme Judicial Court ruling is expected to free tens of thousands from prison. Those who are expected to be impacted by Monday’s decision are those whose drug … Continue reading

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When corrections facilities pretend they’re hospitals, people die.

Marlene Yarnall found dead in Bucks County prison cell | Regional: Southeastern PA – Home Marlene Yarnall found dead in Bucks County prison cell | Regional: Southeastern PA – Home. ———————————- Putting Marlene Yarnall through detox in a corrections facility … Continue reading

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Florida Needs to Debate the Death Penalty | Rhonda Swan | Florida Politics | Political Opinion | Florida Voices

Our justice system makes mistakes. If for no other reason, death should not be a penalty for any crime. Not only does Florida lead the nation with 21 individuals sentenced to death this year, according to the Death Penalty Information … Continue reading

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IRS Oversight Board Annual Public Meeting – four hours??

“There are death warrants in force that shouldn’t have been signed; lives depend upon you not being elitist jackasses one day longer, posthumous exonerations give little comfort and don’t make families whole for the taxes they paid without representation.” —————————————- … Continue reading

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