Minnesota v Derek Chauvin: Will George Floyd’s Murder Give Rise to Police Accountability?

July 19th, 2021|

On the evening of May 25, 2020 George Floyd was brutally tortured to death by police after allegedly buying a pack of cigarettes with a [...]

Covid in County Jails: Inmates are Caught in a Potential Death Trap

January 9th, 2021|

On Friday December 11, 2020 Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson ordered Sheriff Don Barnes to release 50% of the inmate population from Orange [...]

In-Custody Deaths from Alcohol Withdrawal: An Ongoing Nationwide Atrocity

December 9th, 2020|

On any given day, thousands of people are arrested and jailed who are to some degree alcohol-impaired. Most of these people are not in grave [...]

Should Police be Allowed to Use the Carotid Restraint Hold?

February 14th, 2020|

A carotid restraint hold is a method of cutting off blood flow to the brain and rendering the subject unconscious, ideally in a matter of [...]

Sentencing People with Serious Mental Illness to Jail and Prison: Is this Ethical or Even Legal?

February 4th, 2020|

The United States of America has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest incarceration rate in the world. We also have the highest percentage of [...]

Preventable Jail Suicides

August 14th, 2019|

Mental Illness care in Jail | Ensuring Safety | Housing and Treatment | Medical care in jail The United States currently has the highest number [...]

Ongoing Psychological Support for Police to Reduce the Cost of Police Misconduct

August 6th, 2019|

On this page: Pre-Employment Psychological Screening | Unsuitable Candidates | Officers Become Mentally Unbalanced | Depressed Police Officer | Regular Therapy for Police   According [...]

Gordon V. County of Orange: Judgment Vacated and Case Remanded for Further Action

August 1st, 2019|

Table Of Content Matthew Gordon Died in Jail | Prisoners Rights | Justice for Matthew Gordon | Reasonable Person Standard | Court’s Ruling Changed You [...]

LASD Watch Dogs Are Alerted to a Secret Clique at the Compton Station

July 25th, 2018|

Table Of Content County Sheriffs Department Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act LASD Cliques in News The Compton Station Clique Fight against Law Enforcement Officers [...]

Sonoma County and Deputy Eric Gelhaus Will Face Civil Trial for Killing Andy Lopez

July 12th, 2018|

Table Of Content Justice for Andy Lopez Andy Lopez Case Raises One Legal Question Standard of Proof Criminal Case Standard of Proof Civil Case Federal [...]

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