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Posts by Prison Watch Network

New issue: Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol 4 nr 1

We received the following from our comrades via email, and decided to repost it here: Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol. 4, No 1      “Veritas in Caritatis”               Winter Issue 2014 THEME: “Audi alterum partem”: Listen to the other side!  “Voice of the Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report” E-mail:  nvjprudence@gmail.com    http://nvjprudence.wordpress.com

Ely State Prison: A Solitary Confinement Torture Dungeon in Nevada

This should be repeated and repeated until it is heard and changed by the legislature! Torture has no place in Nevada. Reblogged from: Nevada Cure Ely State Prison is a prison with most of its units on a permanent lockdown. Most prisoners are being kept in solitary confinement for years, which has been defined as possible torture, by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. We

Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol. 3, No 4 – Fall Issue 2013

We received per email the following: Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol. 3, No 4     “Veritas in Caritatis”              Fall Issue 2013 THEME: “Audi alterum partem” Listen to the other side! “Voice of the Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report” E-mail:  nvjprudence@gmail.com   

Corrections department flouts new law requiring autopsies for inmates who die in custody

 In: Las Vegas Sun, Dec. 16, 2013 By: Ana Ley More than two months after prison inmate Richard Ferst’s corpse was discovered inside a cell at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, it remains unexamined inside a cold chamber at a funeral home in Carson City. Ferst’s mother, Sandy Morningstar of Las Vegas, hopes preserving the body will help reveal how her son died — something

Nevada Prisoners’ Newsletter nr 14 online

We just posted issue nr 14 of the NPN (Nevada Prisoners' Newsletter) online. You can read, print and send to your loved one / download it here.

Another inmate at Northern Nevada prison dies

Four deaths in one month, in a medical facility... It is high time Nevada's people and chosen representatives demands oversight and an independent Ombudsman for its NDOC-run prisons! From: LV Sun, Oct 26, 2013: Another inmate from the Northern Nevada Regional Correctional Center has died, marking the prison’s fourth death this month. Joseph Oxford-McArthur, 31, was found unconscious in his

Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report (summer 2013)

Vol. 3, No 6     “Veritas in Caritatis”             Summer Issue 2013 THEME: “Audi alterum partem” - Listen to the other side! “Voice of the Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report” E-mail:  nvjprudence@gmail.com   Website: http://nvjprudence.wordpress.com Statement of Purpose: The NJPR Newsletter reports on current prison conditions, good and bad; more importantly it looks at and

Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol. 3, No 5 (2013)

Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report Vol. 3, No 5 “Veritas in Caritatis” Winter/Spring Issue 2013 THEME: “Audi alterum partem” Listen to the other side! “Voice of the Nevada Jurisprudence and Prison Report” E-mail: nvjprudence@gmail.com http://nvjprudence.wordpress.com Statement of Purpose: The NJPR Newsletter reports on current prison conditions, good and bad; more

America’s 10 Worst Prisons: Ely State Prison makes it to the Dishonorable Mentions (top 17)

America's 10 Worst Prisons: Dishonorable Mentions 7 runners-up, from a "gladiator school" to America's largest death row. By James Ridgeway and Jean Casella Wed May. 15, 2013, in:  Mother Jones Magazine #1: ADX (federal supermax) #2: Allan B. Polunsky Unit (Texas) #3: Tent City Jail (Phoenix) #4: Orleans Parish (Louisiana) #5: LA County Jail (Los Angeles) #6: Pelican Bay (California) #7: Julia

At no other time have more inmates been isolated or locked down in Nevada prisons in over a hundred years than during this time when McDaniel has taken over

Letter sent to us to send for: Mr. Senator Tick Segerblom 3540 West Sahara Avenue, Suite 352 Las Vegas, Nevada 89102-5816 Presenter of Senate Bill 107 I am writing you in response to responses made to the press by E.K. McDaniel (deputy director of NDOC), as well as comments of “facts” you made to the same article (by Matt Woolbright and the Associated Press). Firstly the comments