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Trent Taylor was released from the John B. Connally Unit prison in Kenedy, Texas on Friday, April 9, 2021. He fought for the right to sue his guards for placing him in two filthy cells.
News May 3
It’s the first time in years the highest court allowed such a suit to proceed. The ruling suggests it is reconsidering protections for officers who cause harm.
News April 11, 2016
For decades, New York state’s corrections officers union has held the power in disciplinary decisions.
Southport Correctional Facility, in the Southern Tier of New York State, was cited in more lawsuits since 2010 than any state prison except for Attica Correctional Facility.
News December 20, 2015
Under pressure, New York says it will better track correctional officers
Williams at the barber school, from which he hoped to graduate after an upcoming final exam.
News December 11, 2015
‘I never thought people would care.’
News October 20, 2015
Amid abuse charges, union acts to ‘protect our officers.’
Commentary October 5, 2015
It’s time to take these cases away from local prosecutors.
Feature September 27, 2015
Corrections officials say he injured an inmate and lied about it. He’s still a state employee. He’s more the rule than the exception.
Commentary June 9, 2015
Former corrections chief Martin Horn has some ideas for Rikers Island.
A still from a 2012 video showing Paul Schlosser, center, after being pepper-sprayed during a cell extraction in a Maine prison.
News May 12, 2015
A new Human Rights Watch report assesses use of force behind bars.
News March 19, 2015
A story of brutality clears the prison censors.