IT IS TIME TO STOP WASTING MINDS

Officials at the highest-security federal prison in America have taken steps to address mental- health issues among the prison’s inmates, following a lawsuit that accuses the government of indifference. Now time for states to file suits! Read more: Supermax prison officials move to address mental health after lawsuit – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_22064773/supermax-prison-officials-move-address-mental-health-after#ixzz2DJzYvis1 Read The…

Above the Law: How the NC DPS Gets Away with Murder

This article is copied from our fellow CURE chapter in North Carolina. Thank you! An article sent out by a NC Prisoner- these events/issue are not recent NC-CURE reported these incidents to the US DOJ several years ago. Re-posting these issues along with several more recent events are in hopes of drawing media attention to the on-gong…

Electronic Home Detention

With today’s budget problems, why can’t we cut costs that are not necessary? Should someone who steals a $30.00 pair of jeans, cost the taxpayer 10,000 dollars or should it cost the $5.00 per day Electronic Home Detention costs or the $60+ dollars a day, per IDOC’s study, http://www.ilga.gov/commission/cgfa2006/upload/PeoriaTestimony.pdf, and invest the difference in the community?

Stunning PowerPoint by Solitary Watch – Solitary 101 Reblogged from deafinprison:

By BitcoDavid PowerPoint presentation by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway of Solitary Watch. This is a truly massive work, and well worth taking a few minutes to watch in its entirety. Well written, informative and beautifully enhanced with photos and graphics, this presentation is a must see. please see at:http://deafinprison.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/stunning-powerpoint-by-solitary-watch-solitary-101/