Tag: inmates
Ron DeSantis in Iowa. Image via AP.

Jim RosicaSeptember 3, 2015

Miami-Dade County was socked with a federal lawsuit Thursday by Muslim inmates who say they can’t get a religiously-acceptable meal in the county’s jails. Four inmates filed suit in federal court in Miami against the county, its jail system and various officials, according to the complaint. They seek a court order forcing the jails to […]

James CallMay 8, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Friday to crack down on the violent culture within Florida’s prison system. The order includes provisions addressing safety and transparency and that hold guards, wardens and Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones accountable. Newspaper investigations have detailed a series of unexplained inmate deaths, allegations of retaliation against whistleblowers, […]


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