Federal Receiver Suggests New Health Care Authority Position in California


(04/17/2013)
Consultants have advised a federal receiver of the California prison health care system to create a new position focused solely on the health care of inmates.
 

Orleans Parish Prison Consent Decree is Result of Poor Facilities, Sheriff Says


(04/10/2013)
The security failings of the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) are due to poor conditions of prison facilities, according to Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman. The prison has been under severe scrutiny since a federal court hearing was opened April 1 concerning the OPP consent decree, a proposed agreement between Gusman and the U.S Justice Department to improve conditions at the notorious jail.