San Diego Deputies Faulted for Jail Death

by Christopher Zoukis A civilian review board found that sheriff’s deputies lied and failed to take steps that could have saved a prisoner who swallowed meth before being booked into a San Diego Jail. A sheriff’s official said jail staff thought Bernard Victorianne was suffering from psychological problems, not medical ones. On the September 2012 […]

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A reason for hope?

As we highlighted on the prison law blog last week, President Barack Obama’s recent comments on the need for a dramatic overhaul of the American prison system has ignited dialogue on reform. There has been almost universal acknowledgement from analysts and activists alike that we are on the precipice of something big. His speech seems […]

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