Tag Archives: Jacob Barrett

.@TheJusticeDept, attn: #TomWheeler – #LoveFL needs you to keep your word, quickly

With Florida inmates dying of starvation, medical neglect and violence in increasing numbers, outpacing other states, we must push Tom Wheeler to be as good as his word, without any delay … a new bill intends to impose harsh new … Continue reading

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.@GovAbbot: Don’t let Virginia Ghost become a ghost in Texas

San Francisco Bay View » ‘TDCJ placed me in harm’s way because I spoke out in reference to the extreme heat’ Our plea for help The Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Attorney General’s Office have established a … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: have @TheJusticeDept take over @FL_Corrections before Ghosts really are ghosts

State attorney drops charges in case of Vero Beach man accused of repeatedly shouting racial epithets at family – TC Palm INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The State Attorney’s Office this week dropped charges against a man accused of stalking and … Continue reading

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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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Ghosting inmates to MI almost as reckless as Ghosting them to FL [updated]

Private Prisons, Public Shame | Al Jazeera America Last month the state of Washington contracted with the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., to move up to 1,000 inmates from the state’s overcrowded prisons … Continue reading

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@Paula_Dockery calls out @FLGovScott on prison reform

Paula Dockery: Come on, Gov. Scott, get to work fixing corrections department | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune People are dying in state care, and all Gov. Rick Scott can muster is a blank stare. Since 2000, 3,954 inmates have … Continue reading

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It bears repeating: Oregon’s Ghosts may become Florida’s #DeadInmates

Oregon Ghost/Florida inmate Jacob Barrett has ended his hunger strike, but that doesn’t in any way signify that he is out of danger … Florida kills inmates by medical neglect, and by guard-on-inmate violence, and gets away with it. I … Continue reading

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