Tag Archives: Rick Scott

Inmates as privatized inventory: perishable goods, not durable goods

Jailhouse Medicine | FairWarning A Private Contractor Flourishes Despite Controversy Over Inmate Deaths A Private Contractor Flourishes Despite Controversy Over Inmate Deaths By Brian Joseph on July 15, 2015 – See more at: http://www.fairwarning.org/2015/07/jail-medical-care/#sthash.EUD4f3dh.dpuf A Private Contractor Flourishes Despite Controversy … Continue reading

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Another caged bird that can no longer sing …

Inmate’s Death Under Investigation | Bradenton, FL Patch A 23-year-old woman is dead following a Monday suicide attempt at the Manatee County Jail. According to a statement from Sheriff Brad Steube, the woman was found hanging from the top of … Continue reading

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Latest arrest of FL corrections officers: every picture tells a story [revised]

Note: This blog post is so significantly revised that it’s virtually a rewrite. Because of difficulty with Adobe (that likely everyone using it is experiencing), I had thought from garbled captioning appearing on my screen that a picture of one … Continue reading

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@FBIMiamiFL, @TheJusticeDept could have dramatically ended FL Medicare fraud, but …

“No determination of liability,” says the Release below. The Department of Justice remains ludicrously soft on greed-driven crime on Loretta Lynch’s watch, and it’s not acceptable. A recovery of $17M of defrauded Medicare dollars was just step one. All of … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott’s PR in lieu of PRosecutions re @FL_Corrections’ #DeadInmates, part 1

When they learn of Rick Scott latest Executive Order concerning the Florida Department of Corrections, Floridians with loved ones behind bars will likely feel they’ve had a truckload of rock salt poured into the wounds created by Scott’s warm, fuzzy … Continue reading

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.@TheJusticeDept: Prevent Florida from resuming executions!

Death Penalty News: Florida: Executions Back on Track after High Court Ruling The US Supreme Court has ruled that the drug midazolam is acceptable for use in lethal injections. 4 Oklahoma convicts had challenged the drugs use, and Florida courts … Continue reading

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An open letter from Gary Bennett to the man who framed him in Brevard County … #goodtrouble

You are never too young or too old to get into good trouble, necessary trouble ~ Rep. John Lewis I’ve never met Gary Bennett, but I’ve had the honor of meeting some of his family, including his mother, the Marvelous … Continue reading

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