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Posts tagged as “prison”

Don Blankenship Lawsuit Goes to Trial

As Ballot Access News reports, Don Blankenship, the leading candidate for the Constitution Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, obtained a procedural victory in his defamation, false light invasion of privacy, and civil conspiracy lawsuit, which now goes to trial.  Blankenship is suing the National Republican Senatorial Committee, multiple media outlets, and individuals that incorrectly labeled him a “felon” during his unsuccessful 2018 run for the Republican Party’s U.S.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation: Pushing the mentally ill into prisons

Pushing the mentally ill into prisons

Conditions of an earlier era return

By Mallory Fites

JUNE 24, 2013

Photo: Estevan Hernandez

The following is based on a talk given at a forum organized by the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) on June 5 at the Sol Collective in Sacramento, Calif.

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

On The Wilder Side:

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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 ...