As a response to Governor Brown’s idiotic $315 mil privatization plan from yesterday, Senate president Steinberg and 16 other Democrat senators “proposed a plan that would spend $200 million more
Photo courtesy Rich Pedroncelli forthe San Francisco Chronicle. The new gubernatorial plan to solve the prison crisis Jerry Brown says we don’t have has just been announced: Spending $315 million
The Los Angeles Times reports: Inmate advocates said Calipatria Warden Frank Chavez met with protest leaders within that prison on Thursday and, while talking with state corrections officials in Sacramento
For those interested, here is the full text of yesterday’s Order Granting Joint Request Authorizing Refeeding, courtesy of darwinbondgraham. Floor is open for comments.———Props to Caitlin Kelly Henry for the link.
Photo credit Rhett Aultman. The picture on the left is of a public ad found in many BART cars recently. The text reads: A new state law allows BART to
A federal judge has approved CDCR’s request to force-feed inmates if necessary. The Associated Press reports: Officials say they fear for the welfare of nearly 70 inmates who have refused
My name is Steven Czifra, and I am a formerly incarcerated person who spent time in the both Pelican Bay, and the Corcoran SHUs. As a former SHU inmate I
Last brief item of news for today: The Fourth Circuit has determined that police officers in Arizona cannot harass people for immigration papers based solely on their appearance. The Washington