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Sara Mayeux

Friday Roundup

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State-by-State

  • Alabama: The nation’s most overcrowded, least funded prison system (as a % of state budget).
  • KALW asks what will Jerry Brown do with California’s prison budget; a Sac Bee op-ed traces California’s budget woes to its prison crisis.
  • Florida woman whose baby died due to pregnancy complications she incurred while in jail sues the sheriff and Prison Health Services, the private company contracted to provide medical care.
  • Nebraska prison guards allege racial discrimination in lawsuit.
  • DOJ: Ohio sheriffs used stun guns on inmates in a cruel, sadistic way.
  • Texas Tribune: Hundreds have died of illnesses in Texas county jails.
  • Inmates sleeping on the floor in West Virginia.

Written by sara

November 19, 2010 at 7:53 am

Posted in Friday Roundups

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