Saturday Jun 1
Justice Department determines PA prison violated inmate civil rights
On Friday, May 31st, the US Department of Justice released a report stating that a Pennsylvania State prison in Cambria County violated the civil rights of inmates with serious mental illness and/or intellectual disabilities by keeping them in solitary confinement for 22-23 hours a day for an indeterminate period of time.
The York Daily Record
Feds say Pa. prison misused solitary confinement
A federal civil rights investigation has concluded that a state prison in western Pennsylvania kept inmates with serious mental illness in solitary confinement for months or even years at a time.
Lowering The Legal Limit?
The National Transportation Safety Board estimated on Tuesday lowering the legal blood alcohol rate from .08 to .05 would save between 500 to 800 lives each year.