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Inmate Abuse

Report: Horrific Culture Of Abuse Against Teens At NYC's Largest Jail

AP | JAKE PEARSON and TOM HAYS | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guard...

Another Inmate Starves to Death

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

In theory, U.S. law protects even prisoners. A combination of a "get-tough" attitude coupled with ignorance of medical issues can result in tragedy, in which the prisoner has no redress.

Who Should Police the Police?

Hector Villagra | Posted 12.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

Without an external and independent body overseeing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, how can people be sure that it handles deputy misconduct properly? They can't.