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Private Prisons Threaten To Sue States Unless They Get More Inmates For Free Labor - Counter Current News Slavery Today, Babylon The Great, Labor Union, Political Issues, Current News, Politics, Industrial, American

Private Prisons Threaten To Sue States Unless They Get More Inmates For Free Labor

Freedom is apparently bad for business. That's the message from the private prison industry which is threatening to sue states if they don't start locking more people up. The private prison companies, well-known for profiting off

Trapped: One photographer's haunting look at mentally ill inmates and the grim reality of life on lockdown inside a Kentucky prison Documentary Now, Human Rights Watch, Mental Health Care, Reality Of Life, Criminal Justice System, Oppression, Mental Illness, The Help, How To Find Out

Haunting Images of the Mentally Ill in Prison

When photographer Jenn Ackerman spent her first day at the Kentucky State Reformatory for what would become the series “Trapped,” she knew she had no...

Justice Department Threatens to Yank Federal Funding to States Over Prison Compliance - Tickle The Wire Thriller, Aboriginal Man, Bail Bondsman, Halfway House, Prison Life, Solitary Confinement, Innocent Man, Innocent People, Bild Tattoos

US Prison System Resembling Huge Geriatrics Ward

Prisons across the United States are now home to thousands of senior citizens.

Rather than treating people with brain illnesses, we warehouse them in jails where the poor living conditions, stigma, and lack of quality treatment makes them worse. Mental Illness, Chronic Illness, Evidence Based Medicine, Prison Life, First Health, Mental Health Problems, Criminology, Environmental Health

Our prisons have mental health problems | Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen: The NHS can't cope with our society's mentally ill, so the crisis is hidden behind bars

Freedom, Finally, After a Life in Prison: NYTimes August "Paula Cooper was imprisoned most of her life for killing a Bible teacher. Without mental health treatment, she couldn’t survive life outside. Mental Health Treatment, Mental Health Care, Prison Life, Recent Events, Social Work, Ny Times, Cool Words, Freedom, Survival

Mental health care in prison is mostly a pill in a paper cup. Ms. Cooper herself was briefly on antidepressants, she told her sister. No one mandated follow-up treatment for “re-entry,” an apt term considering how much it must feel like dropping from outer space. “Nobody helps because people don’t see us as human beings,” Ms. Cooper said.

Aboriginal advocate for incarcerated women, former prisoner and pioneer Vickie Roach speaks of her experiences with the prison system and how institutionalisation is imposed on Aboriginal women at a young age. Queer Theory, Prison Life, Life Is Precious, Sociology, Feminism, Lgbt, Police, Gender, Prisoner

'An End To Prisons'‏

Aboriginal advocate for incarcerated women, former prisoner and pioneer Vickie Roach speaks of her experiences with the prison system and how institutionalisation is imposed on Aboriginal women at a young age. We also hear from Emma Russell from Flat Out. Emma explains how the process of strip searching women in prison is seen as counter-productive and triggering for many

More than 30 children have committed suicide in British prisons since Yvonne Bailey, mother of Joseph, who hanged himself while in government custody, calls for an end to children’s prisons and a full inquiry into her son’s death Prison Life, Criminology, 16 Year Old, Madness, Joseph, Sons, Forget, Death, British

'My 16 year-old son hanged himself in prison. Children shouldn't be in jail'

More than 30 children have committed suicide in British prisons since 1990. Yvonne Bailey, mother of Joseph, who hanged himself while in government custody, calls for an end to children’s prisons and a full inquiry into her son’s death

A La Salle University criminal justice program is more than just books and lectures, because the classroom is actually in a prison, and half the class are inmates. Fort Lauderdale, West Australia, Comme Des Freres, Prison Inmates, Corpus, Department Of Corrections, Solitary Confinement, Cousin, Criminal Defense

Man cooked to death in scalding shower as punishment by prison guards - Police State USA

Man cooked to death in scalding shower as punishment by prison guards “I can’t take it no more, I’m sorry. I won’t do it again,’’ he screame...

Transgender women in prison experience incredibly high rates of sexual assault and violence. Prison Life, Trans Rights, Gender Issues, Behind Bars, Late 20th Century, Gods Plan, The Guardian, Transgender, Culture

Life as a transgender inmate: confronting a hostile system behind bars and in court

‘I would just as soon cut someone if they messed with me,’ says Lady Jae but protection for transgender women remains an uphill battle in prison culture

Juvenile Jails Adopting ACE- and Trauma-Informed Practices - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Prison Life, Post Traumatic, Behavior, Mental Health, Adoption, Empathic, Training, Campaign, Youth

Juvenile Jails Adopting ACE- and Trauma-Informed Practices - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

After decades of get-tough policies that often morphed delinquent youth into hardened criminals — i.e., further traumatizing already traumatized kids — state, local and private facilities are developing ACE- and trauma-informed training for staff and systems for their facilities. They realize that the time these post-traumatic youth spend under their roofs can be a time for healing — if it’s handled right.

Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail Rikers Island Inmate, Prison Life, July 14, Mental Health Issues, Psychiatry, Mental Illness, Ny Times, Psychology, Law

Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail - NYTimes.com, July 14 2014

Mentally Ill Inmates in LA Jails Face “Deplorable” Conditions and Suicide Risk Prison Life, Mental Illness, Mental Health, The Cure, Conditioner, Face, Faces

Mentally Ill Inmates in LA Jails Face “Deplorable” Conditions and Suicide Risk

Saying it could help improve public safety and reduce jail overcrowding, the ACLU on Tuesday urged officials to divert non-violent inmates with mental illness...