LA County panel blames sheriff for jail force

Said a "force-first" attitude has reigned in a jail system that relied too much on intimidation and humiliation to establish control of inmates

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — A commission appointed to investigate Los Angeles County jails said Friday the system has shown a "persistent pattern of unnecessary and excessive force" and blamed Sheriff Lee Baca for a "failure of leadership."

Arizona report points to prison healthcare atrocities


DOC report points to prison healthcare atrocities

Posted: Sep 29, 2012 9:13 PM PDT Updated: Oct 01, 2012 1:50 PM PDT

By Lindsey Reiser 


Louisiana Man Exonerated After 15 Years on Death Row for Murder September 28, 2012

DNA and Other Evidence Proves ACLU Client Damon Thibodeaux Was Wrongly Convicted Based Upon a False Confession

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