Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, along with two plaintiffs who are currently incarcerated, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Shasta County Jail, alleging that the institution discriminates against people with disabilities. The lawsuit cites the facilities’ sub par conditions for inmates with disabilities. Many parts of the jail are not ADA-compliant and it appears […]
This presentation will provide parole attorneys with information to inform their representation of lifers coming up for parole.
Danny Murrillo is the 2016 SOROS Justice Fellow.
Class action case cites repeated retaliation against detainees and prisoners who speak out about violations of
the ADA and other laws
Security and welfare checks since August 2015 at Pelican Bay state prison requires prison guards to check on inmates in segregated housing, such as solitary confinement cells, every 30 minutes to see if they are hurting themselves or trying to kill themselves.
There were six confirmed cases of inmates infected with the severe bacterial pneumonia and 85 other prisoners who were showing symptoms since the first case was discovered.
A settlement allows for thousands of inmates in solitary confinement to be re-integrated with the general prison population