Category Archives: Prisoners’ rights

Prison Sex Offender Treatment vs. The Fifth

¬†Remember the Inquisition where you could either deny your guilt and get burned at the stake, or confess and get burned at the stake? The idea was that since confessing saves you from eternal damnation, the Inquisition was simply a … Continue reading

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Quality clobbering at Rikers

New York City’s jail guards are highly offended at a poster¬†displayed on the jailhouse walls exhorting them to¬†“KEEP CALM AND REMEMBER EGOS AND UOF [Use Of Force] DON’T MIX.” The sign went up in response to the federal monitor’s recent … Continue reading

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“The Constitution does not require Florida to join New York in la-la-land.”

Whenever a court invokes the old saw that constitutional rights can’t be stopped at the prison gate, it’s even money that the decision will do exactly that. The latest is the 11th Circuit’s upholding of the Florida Department of Corrections’ … Continue reading

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