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What Happens When Health Care and Immigration Enforcement Collide

The memorandum contended that there were no legal barriers to the data-sharing ... rescinded—at least for now. Nearly two years later, a similar push to limit immigrant access to government-provided h... read more

Wayne Greene: Four reasons you should worry about hepatitis C in Oklahoma's prisons ... even if you aren't in prison

In case you haven’t heard, the state locks up a larger portion ... if prisoners were to stay in prison long enough to develop these manifestations then it would likely cost the state and society as a ... read more

Midterm Election Results Bring Change in Health Priorities

The past year also brought numerous legal challenges ... to use their victory in the House to continue to make health care coverage and patient protections a central issue in the lead-up to the 2020 p... read more

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Not fit for prison: The journey of a mentally disabled woman through the criminal justice system

The woman has a thick case ... this year. "It seems to be taking longer up and down the country, and I think that's because forensic psychologists are under enormous pressure." But Josie's prison time ... read more


PA Department Of Corrections To Provide Costly Hepatitis C Treatment To 5K Inmates

“It’s a huge step forward for public health,” said lawyer David Rudovsky, one of the attorneys involved in the case ... just a year ago — a factor that was key in corrections officials committing to u... read more

Boise man accused of stabbing stranger was released from prison 4 months ago

He was ordered to serve up to 30 years in prison for one count that had a weapon enhancement ... be filed by the inmate himself or by an attorney, not by a legal guardian, the judge on the case ruled. ... read more

The Daily 202: Trump’s pattern of insulting war heroes continues with commander of bin Laden raid

The White House blamed rain, but the leaders of France, Germany and Canada still showed up. -- Two years into the job ... particularly for basic services like health care and education. Now, however, ... read more

Boomer Esiason opens up on ‘cautionary tale’ Craig Carton

“There are victims in this case. I don’t want to take away in any way, shape or form what ... three charges and he faces up to 45 years in prison. Carton’s legal team plans to appeal his ... read more

Judge OKs class-action suit over Illinois prison health care

CHICAGO — A lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections alleging inadequate health ... in care in 60 percent of those cases. In one case outlined in the report, a 48-year-old prisoner plead... read more

Staff handcuffed to mentally unwell inmate at Auckland Women's Prison for more than a week

Hanlon said tt was a stark example of a high-needs person being sent to prison due to a lack of beds in the health system ... of facilities up and down the country, we're finding a lot of those poor i... read more

Using Your Gun to Defend Your Car: Just Don’t – Law Of Self Defense Case Of The Week

Aggravated assault with a firearm by itself can easily carry a sentence of a decade in prison, and sometimes a multiple of that. Shooter and Car Thief Booked Into Same Jail The 35-year-old female ... ... read more

Zinke’s #2 has so many potential conflicts of interest he has to carry a list of them all

David Bernhardt, deputy secretary of the Department of Interior, had just left McDonald’s on his way to work last year when he started ... negotiation over how to divvy up water from the Colorado Rive... read more



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