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Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: ‘In Jail? You Can Vote’

Posted at http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/in-jail-you-can-vote

By Bob Evans

The differences between jail and prison and between probation and parole are the key factors in a December, 2006, California appeals court ruling that restores the voting rights of as many as 100,000 people in county jails on probation.

Prison is an institution run by the Department of Corrections, while jail is run by the county sheriff.… Read more ...