Tag: Treatment of prisoners

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A judge has sentenced a western Indiana man to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to three counts...
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge in Virginia has found that treatment of inmates on Virginia's death row inmates was unconstitutional before recent changes...
France plays catch-up coping with radicalized prisoners

PARIS — If there were ever a time for France to seriously tackle Islamic radicalism in its overpopulated, understaffed and underfunded prisons, it would...
Florida doctor facing long Medicare fraud sentence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A federal judge is likely to sentence a prominent Florida eye doctor once accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez...
Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail death

MILWAUKEE — A company that provides health care for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail faces criminal charges because employees lied about checking on...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A one-time pharmacy worker who pleaded guilty to taking opioid painkillers that were meant for terminally ill patients is going to...
Prosecutor: Suspect in Ohio prison stabbing 3-time killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One of two inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer who boasted about...
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MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Assembly plans to approve the hiring of additional prosecutors and borrowing $350 million to build a new adult prison...
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CONCORD, N.H. — The Disability Rights Center in New Hampshire has sued state corrections officials to get access to records regarding the December death...
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WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court ruling will mean that prisoners who win civil rights lawsuits against their jailers will generally be handing over more...

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