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Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
New York: Disciplinary Segregation Settlement Finalized; $1.6 Million in Attorney Fees Awarded by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On March 31, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Shira A. Scheindlin granted final approval to a historic settlement between the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and New York State that will ...
case, Smith sued because jail officials changed his telephone PIN number without notice. While that case was pending, Smith filed another case against Riker's Island alleging improper religious
Brief • July 19, 2016
Tchatat v. City of New York et al, NY, Order, police photo telephone discovery, 2014 Case 1:14-cv-02385-LGS Document 151 Filed 11/10/14 Page 1 of 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT
;; and not allowed to move around their unit or freely use the telephone and commissary, or access MDC handbooks “which explained how to file complaints about mistreatment.” Additionally, the Court
Brief • March 10, 2016
Filed under: Attorney Calls
to conduct confidential telephone conferences with plaintiff Constantine Cheese, via telephone, at mutually agreeable dates and times for plaintiff's counsel and the Correctional Facility staff. The plaintiff
Publication • September 11, 2015
Filed under: Attorney Calls
; and 8. The call must not exceed 30 minutes in duration. An inmate shall receive the attorney call at one of the following locations as determined by the correctional facility: 1. An inmate phone booth
Article • November 15, 2011
Suit Challenging Election Surveillance May Go Forward, Second Circuit Decides by A lawsuit challenging the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments of 2008 (FAA) may proceed, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided March 21, 2011. The lower court dismissed the suit on standing grounds. Amnesty International, with ...
Article • August 15, 2010 • from PLN August, 2010
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
– affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit arguing that the contract between the New York State Department of Correctional Services (NYDOCS) and MCI Worldcom Communications for prison telephone services violated
Article • October 15, 2008 • from PLN October, 2008
; (NYDOC) policy of contracting for prisoner collect telephone calls, which resulted in a 60% kickback to NYDOC from the telephone company, did not violate the constitutional rights of the recipients
Article • August 15, 2008
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
New York Prison System Phone Kickbacks Upheld; Reversed by Court of Appeals by A New York Supreme Appellate Court has sidestepped ruling on the merits of a lawsuit claiming that the practice of the New York Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) of receiving a commission from prisoner phone calls was ...
, both incoming and outgoing." The court distinguishes telephone monitoring cases because in those the monitoring was done pursuant to an ongoing security-related program. At 292: "No case holds
Article • May 15, 2007
NY Ban on Internet Materials Upheld by A serious medical need is "a condition of urgency that may result in degeneration or extreme pain." (559) (No it isn't, necessarily.) The plaintiff alleged an eight-month delay in diagnosis of his "bowel disorder" (mild distal proctitis and internal hemorrhoids) from the time ...
Article • May 15, 2007
Notice Implies Consent to BOP Jail Phone Recordings by The criminal defendants were convicted based in part on recordings of their telephone calls from jail. Title III of the Omnibus Crime
Article • May 15, 2007
Telephone User Has Standing to Sue Over Poor Service by A telephone user complaining of poor service had standing to sue the telephone service provider under 47 U.S.C. §§ 206 and 207
Article • May 15, 2007
constituted deprivation of due process, which included limitations on telephone use, receiving and sending letters, non-contact visiting periods, the receipt and reading of magazines and newspapers, medical
Article • April 15, 2007 • from PLN April, 2007
, 2004, as the campaign was heating up, CCR filed a suit against the New York State Department of Corrections and MCI over its monopoly contract and the exorbitant telephone rates family members and others
Article • March 15, 2006 • from PLN March, 2006
NY DOC's 60% Telephone Call Surcharge" Violates First and Fourteenth Amendments by NY DOC's 60% Telephone Call Surcharge" Violates First and Fourteenth Amendments by John E. Dannenberg
Article • May 15, 2004 • from PLN May, 2004
NYPD Commissioner Charged With Stealing $112,733.98 from Jail Prisoner Fund by NYPD Commissioner Charged With Stealing $112,733.98 from Jail Prisoner Fund By Matthew T. Clarke On July 11, 2003, NYPD Deputy Po-lice Commissioner of Community Affairs Fredrick J. Patrick, 38, was arrested on federal charges that he looted close to ...
Judicial Sentence of Life in Solitary Upheld by The court of appeals for the Second circuit affirmed a court imposed sentence of life imprisonment in solitary confinement and prohibiting all communication with anyone except the defendant's attorney and close family members after the district court had approved them. The appeals ...
Article • February 15, 1997 • from PLN January, 1997
that the prisoner used the telephone with awareness of the possible surveillance... When an inmate has repeatedly received notice that calls placed on prison telephones are subject to surveillance, the evidence
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