Loss of life row inmate’s lawyer claims potential essential proof sits inside Oklahoma County District Lawyer’s workplace

Death row inmate’s attorney claims possible crucial evidence sits inside Oklahoma County District Attorney’s office

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An attorney for convicted killer Richard Glossip believes potential new evidence could lead to his client’s innocence. The death row inmate’s legal team addressed a letter to Oklahoma District Attorney David Prater Thursday morning. Glossip’s attorney, Don Knight, told KFOR that there were problem areas in the case. Glossip was sentenced … Read more

Federal Decide Says Oregon Should Supply Inmates COVID-19 Vaccines

Federal Judge Says Oregon Must Offer Inmates COVID-19 Vaccines

Oregon says it will begin delivering vaccines to inmates in the coming weeks. A federal judge has ordered the Oregon Department of Corrections to immediately offer inmates COVID-19 vaccines. Oregon Public Broadcasting said US Magistrate Stacie Beckerman issued an injunction to the group of state inmates behind the lawsuit. While detainees have asked for more … Read more

Monterey County Jail inmates and a former lawyer are charged in widespread fraud case. | Native Information

Monterey County Jail inmates and a former attorney are charged in widespread fraud case. | Local News

A concerned attorney who has resigned from the legal profession during multiple disciplinary proceedings. A suspect in a notorious 2016 Salinas murder and the suspect’s sister. A pair of convicted burglars on trial for drug and gun possession, a suspected car thief who is also accused of drug possession, and another suspected car thief who … Read more

Oregon Lawyer Calls for Inmates Obtain Coronavirus Vaccinations

Oregon Attorney Demands Inmates Receive Coronavirus Vaccinations

A group of Oregon inmates who filed a class action lawsuit against the State Department of Corrections in April are now demanding that they and their fellow inmates be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. Juan Chavez, an attorney representing the class, told KOIN 6 News that Oregon’s inability – or unwillingness – to vaccinate inmates … Read more

Inmates at Adirondack Correctional File Lawsuit Claiming “Inmate Nursing Dwelling” Harmful Amidst Coronavirus

Inmates at Adirondack Correctional File Lawsuit Claiming "Inmate Nursing Home" Dangerous Amidst Coronavirus

Three inmates of New York’s Adirondack Correctional Facility are suing the state, along with its governor and correctional department, for allegedly putting older inmates at increased risk for novel coronaviruses. According to The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, plaintiffs are represented in litigation by Relman Colfax PLLC and the Legal Aid Society’s Prisoners’ Rights Project. They are … Read more

Attorneys unable to achieve Covid-positive inmates at SeaTac jail

Attorneys unable to reach Covid-positive inmates at SeaTac prison

I Through an email dated December 18, 2020, defense attorney Sadé Smith learned that her client José Escoto-Fiallos had tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time since arriving at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center in August. and the third time since the pandemic began. As of December 21, prison officials had reported a total … Read more

Many Silverdale Detention Heart workers, most inmates not sporting masks, attorneys testify

Many Silverdale Detention Center staff, most inmates not wearing masks, attorneys testify

A majority of the Silverdale Detention Center staff were seen either without a mask or just under their chins, and most inmates had no masks, the court testified on Friday from two attorneys who recently visited their clients. The hearing came after attorney Chad Wilson filed a motion to change his client Tommie Lyons’ one … Read more

El Paso County Inmates Sue Colorado Sheriff Over Lack of Coronavirus Prevention Measures

Jail cell; image by Ichigo121212, via Pixaby, CC0.

Inmates say they did not even provide face masks until the coronavirus spread through the facility. Inmates at El Paso County Jail in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the local sheriff, alleging the facility’s staff risked the inmates’ lives by failing to provide adequate protection against the novel coronavirus. According to The Denver Post, … Read more

Divided courtroom reinstates Arizona inmate’s dying sentence

Divided court reinstates Arizona inmate’s death sentence

Posted on Monday December 14th, 2020 at 12:56 PM by Amy Howe The Supreme Court issued orders on Monday from the judges’ private conference last week. The judges had already approved a case from that conference on Friday that included a class certification in a securities fraud case. It was therefore not surprising that they … Read more

California District Attorneys Describe Widespread Unemployment Fraud by Inmates

California District Attorneys Describe Widespread Unemployment Fraud by Inmates

California officials estimate that prison inmates could have fraudulently made pandemic unemployment benefit claims of nearly $ 1 billion. District Attorneys for the Sacramento, El Dorado, Kern, and San Mateo Counties convened a news conference on Nov. 23 to describe what they saw as a widespread unemployment fraud among inmates of the California Department of … Read more