Women in Prisons are often Women in Shadow

Archive for October, 2014

“The Rare Psychological Disorder That Only Affects Death Row Inmates”


YAHOO:NEWS: “Retrial, Really? The Relentless Obsession to Execute Jodi Arias”

Retrial, Really? The Relentless Obsession to Execute Jodi Arias

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Retrial, Really? The Relentless Obsession to Execute Jodi Arias (ABC News)

It would take a special type of person to look forward to a trial that will determine whether you will live or die. Yet, I have a sneaking suspicion that convicted murderer Jodi Arias may be that rare breed. A lethal combination of sociopath and narcissist with a dollop of daredevil that may have her actually excited about once again basking in the spotlight as she tries to convince a skeptical jury and public that she is not who she seems to be …

READ ARTICLE HERE, PLEASE:https://gma.yahoo.com/retrial-really-relentless-obsession-execute-jodi-arias-070619325–abc-news-topstories.html


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VIA TWITTER: Honor to meet w/former president of European Court for Human Rights today and talk about progress ending the #deathpenalty in the US.


One-Third of the World’s Women in Prison Are Locked Up In The USA. All 201,200 Of Them.   :  Information Clearing House – ICH


Children As Young As 11 Months Old Are Being Jailed In Texas


Ala. Women’s Prison Has “Unabated” Culture Of Sexual Abuse, Harassment: DOJ Report

Ala. Women’s Prison Has “Unabated” Culture Of Sexual Abuse, Harassment: DOJ Report

Inmates walk the halls in formation at Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Ala., Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Inmates walk the halls in formation at Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Ala., Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — When inmates at a notorious Alabama women’s prison came forward to complain of sexual abuse and harassment, state investigators time and again classified the complaints as unfounded or unsubstantiated and often recommended that the matters be closed without further action, according to investigative reports obtained by The Associated Press.

In only a small fraction of cases in the past three years did corrections officials consider the allegations fully credible, according to roughly four dozen reports released to the AP under the state’s open records law.

In a scathing report this year, the Justice Department chronicled an “unabated” culture of sexual abuse and harassment at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women, where inmates “universally fear for their safety” and guards aren’t properly disciplined for bad behavior….

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/03/julia-tutwiler-prison-womens-prison-sexual-abuse_n_5926250.html