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While thirty-year old rapper Meek Mill currently remains incarcerated in a medium-security prison in Chester, Pennsylvania, he may soon be released, thanks ... Following this private discussion, the parties returned to open court, at which time Brinkley revoked Mill's probation and resentenced him to six to ...

He also said transportation costs would likely skyrocket if the county prison closed, due to mandated deputy visits and detainee travel to prisons in other counties. "The cost to do that would've been very, very high," Snyder said. Moreover, he said, contracting the county prison to a private company would not ...
The PA Department of Corrections is using technology to bring loved ones together. Erie is one of three sites in Pennsylvania offering a private, comfortable place for individuals to visit loved ones behind bars without stepping through a prison door. It's like Skype for prisons. Technology is bringing families ...
In August 2016, the Justice Department announced their plans to end the use of private prisons, citing concerns about their levels of safety and ... scandal, in which two judges in Pennsylvania were revealed to have been accepting money from the owner of two private juvenile detention centers in return for ...

The influential Koch network is zeroing in on Texas as a new laboratory for prison reform. ... Texas is one of four states -- along with Louisiana, Florida and Pennsylvania -- where researchers will develop "individualized re-entry" plans for over 1,000 participants at eight sites and then study the outcomes.
prison companies that backed Donald Trump during the presidential campaign and gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to his inaugural committee just got another boost from his administration. The Bureau of Prisons will now transfer more inmates from government-run lockups to private facilities, ...
The Agency of Human Services report says the most affordable way to fund the project is for the state to enter into a public private partnership. Local building firms and national private prison corporations have approached the state in recent years expressing interest in this type of partnership, the report ...
As private prisons Surge Under Trump, Koch Brothers Launch prison Reform Initiative ... Public Policy Foundation, the Koch network is pouring $4 million into Safe Streets and Second Chances--an initiative that will study criminal rehabilitation programs in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Pennsylvania.
MOUNTAIN TOP Advanced Inpatient Medicine, a Mountain Top-based hospitalist group, has been acquired by Adfinitas Health, the largest private hospitalist group in the Mid-Atlantic. Hospitalists are specialized physicians who take care of patients in the hospital. AIM serves four hospitals and several ...
"It takes experienced and dedicated immigration attorneys and advocates to be able to get inside an immigration detention center, to be able to ... told WyoFile the jail could house a federal courtroom, as is the case at the ICE jail in Denver, which is operated by a different private-prison company, GEO.
Wilkes-Barre -- A Hazleton man who did not dispute charges alleging he secretly recorded women and children through a ceiling in the rest room of a popular Mountain Top restaurant was sentenced Monday to serve up to four years in state prison. Juan Bermudes Prieto, 43, also faces deportation ...
The four Democrats running for Congress in Pennsylvania's 12th District introduced themselves to voters Friday night at The Lamplighter banquet hall in Delmont. Aaron Anthony ... They agreed on strengthening unions, shutting down private prisons and expanding protections for the disabled. And they ...
Nonetheless, the trend of for-profit prison privatization continues despite lack of conclusive evidence of cost savings in private prisons and growing ... In Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, for example, two local private youth prisons made illegal payments to two judges totaling over $2.6 million in what came to ...
So notes VTDigger about grievances coming out of the Camp Hill prison in Pennsylvania, where about 260 Vermont inmates are locked up (I refuse to use the conventional euphemism "housed" -- a cage is not a house). Never mind the ABA and Vermont's DOC. If these allegations -- which include sexual ...
Two months after a Vermont inmate died in a Pennsylvania prison of stage 4 lung cancer that went undiagnosed until his final days, concerns about medical care .... The inmates were moved to Camp Hill in June after the company that operates a private prison in Michigan ended its contract with Vermont.

Rodgers was one of about 260 Vermont inmates serving time at the state-run Camp Hill prison in Pennsylvania. The prisoners were transferred there from a private prison in Michigan back in July, after the Department of Corrections signed an interstate compact with Pennsylvania. "Pennsylvania and ...
The Alabama Department of Corrections said it picked the Pennsylvania-based Wexford Health Sources Inc. to provide medical care in state prisons, and contract negotiations should be complete by February. Commissioner Jeff Dunn said the company, one of four to submit proposals, was picked "based ...
clinical psychologist Larry F. Wood, who quit after two months of working at Tutwiler prison, recalled, "I've worked in prisons for most of 30 years, and I've ... at the Delaware County prison in Pennsylvania, settled a lawsuit with the private prison company Community education Centers (CEC) for $7 million.
In 1992, Vermont became the first state to completely ban smoking indoors and outdoors at its prisons. ... But 25 years later, some Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences -- albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional institution where Vermont shipped 270 ...
Inscho claimed there was a total breakdown during Wallace's stay at the prison in the policy concerning handling a mentally ill woman. He also faulted a lack of oversight of these policy failures by supervisors at the facility, and finally he alleged a lack of a full investigation by the private contractor after ...
From the moment he saw Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary, Pete Waddington wanted to turn the shuttered prison deep in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee into a tourist destination. ... Pennsylvania revamped Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia to become a public museum that features haunted tours in the fall.
MORRISTOWN -- A former Morris and Erie Railway executive convicted of fraud and conspiracy, was handed a five-year prison sentence on Thursday. ... "This prison sentence sends a strong message to other crooked corporate officials who might consider engaging in insurance fraud or any other type of ...
MEDIA >> The attorney and family of Janene Wallace, who committed suicide at the Delaware County prison two years ago, implored Delaware ... Facility to a for-profit company to ensure that the private contractor provide a safe and humane incarceration, particularly for the mentally ill," David K. Inscho, the ...
Most telling perhaps was that the Vermont-Pennsylvania contract ... But he was sentenced to prison, not to physical agony in his dying days.
Al Sharpton met with Meek Mill behind bars, and says the rapper told him he wanted to serve as a vessel of change for others who are wrongly ...
Now, Pa. public schools must allow students to leave and voluntarily .... He had just won an award for his volunteer work at the York County prison. ... houses and now a private school for children with special needs. ... Jefferson read a prepared statement, detailing racial disparities in American prisons.
A Vermont inmate who died of cancer at a Pennsylvania prison wrote in a diary ... Pennsylvania and Vermont prisons officials said they were reviewing the death. ... in June from a private prison in Michigan to Pennsylvania.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot in a traffic stop will be laid to rest in the community that he served for ... During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private attorney. .... If you get someone's son out of prison, he should be grateful to you.
Pennsylvania and Vermont prisons officials said they were ... inmates transferred to Pennsylvania in June from a private prison in Michigan.
Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting ... 21, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. ... officer and held without bail at the Westmoreland County prison. During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private ...
To be clear, though, the Letcher County prison was planned for high security inmates, which are not housed by private prisons, according to Bureau of ... Pennsylvania Department of Corrections spokesperson Amy Worden said in a statement emailed to ThinkProgress, "The health and safety of inmates and ...
Judge Brinkley then relied on her own version of this incident … among the reasons for imposing a state prison sentence." Mill's lawyers contend that Brinkley also demonstrated a personal bias involving Mill in a private in-chambers meeting during a Feb. 5, 2016, probation-violation hearing. At that hearing ...
A private company that manages prisons will pay $7 million to settle a civil ... by the family of a mentally ill Pennsylvania woman who killed herself while ... Pablo E. Paez, the Vice President of Corporate Relations for the GEO ...
Philadelphia -- The family of a mentally ill woman who killed herself inside a Pennsylvania detention center in 2015 will receive $7 million ...
Adams' death came less than three weeks after another Vermont inmate, Roger Brown, 68, died at the Pennsylvania prison. ... Barry Kade, a private lawyer in Montgomery who has advocated for Vermont inmates' rights for more than 20 years, joined Green in saying that Brown was in excruciating pain in ...
... Lives Matter activists and indicted police officers while in private practice, ... As a result, according to leaders of organizations in the prison, Krasner ... 5,000 prisoners in Pennsylvania currently sentenced to die in prison eligible for ... part of the struggle to radically rethink policing, prisons and punishment.
Williams, 30, is in the state prison at Camp Hill after being sentenced to two to ... On Wednesday, he added a new alias - Pennsylvania Inmate ND8400 ... relaying some of his thoughts and experiences" to the judge in private.
Philadelphia joins the growing list of cities divesting from private prisons ... the GEO Group funds at least 20 private prison facilities in Pennsylvania. ... such as Cincinnati and New York City in divesting from private prisons.
In a statement, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections said staff at the ... inmates were transferred to Pennsylvania from a private prison in Michigan. ... Touchette says some privately run out-of-state prisons previously ...
"So far, this Pennsylvania placement has been far and away the most ... For years Vermont has sent hundreds of prison inmates to out-of-state prisons to ... were transferred to Pennsylvania from a private prison in Michigan.
Vermont's defender general says Pennsylvania prison officials at the Camp Hill prison are making it harder ... All out-of-state prisons that previously housed Vermont inmates were owned and operated by private corporations.
The Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement voted last week to divest its roughly $1.2 million in stock from the private prison industry, ...
A corridor inside a Michigan prison formerly run by the GEO Group, a for-profit prison giant that has more than 20 facilities in Pennsylvania.
... and a third cemetery, Suburban Memorial gardens in York County, PA., the ... Multiple federal and state agencies and private individuals hold at ... While awaiting a yearlong prison term on a federal tax evasion conviction out of the U.S. District Court for Middle Pennsylvania, Ted Martin told his remaining ...
The Trump administration also is resurrecting private prisons in the federal ... of social control to buttress a system of corporate capitalism that has turned ... drugs for 40 years by putting people in prison for ever longer sentences. ... in the United States was the Pennsylvania state police in 1905," Vitale said.
... in the 2014 iCloud hack that exposed private photos of dozens of celebrities. ... facing a maximum sentence of five years in federal prison. ... a Pennsylvania man with the Computer fraud and Abuse Act. Ryan Collins had ...
Following a seven-month grand jury investigation, the Pennsylvania ... recordings of prison telephone calls of then-inmate Mr. Combine for ... A graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Karson was in private ...
Marques Davis was in the infirmary at Hutchinson Correctional Facility on Dec. 27, 2016, back with the same symptoms he'd been complaining ...


 

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