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California's corrections system covered up abuse of prisoners, report says
Mercury News ^
| Jan. 15, 2004
| Howard Mintz and Mark Gladstone
Posted on 01/15/2004 2:32:07 PM PST by calcowgirl
Edited on 04/13/2004 2:49:25 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
Citing evidence of a massive coverup within the highest levels of California's corrections department, a court-appointed investigator has found that the state's prison system has ``lost control'' of its ability to investigate and discipline guards for abusing inmates and is in dire need of major reforms.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: corruption; prisonsystem; reformcoverup
posted on 01/15/2004 2:35:43 PM PST
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Hey, it is a union that owns the former governor. Back off. And. if the union has to change, it wants all the money and gifts that it gave the former governor and the other state officials. Just who the heck does this federal judge think he is? He is dealing with a California union here!
posted on 01/15/2004 2:47:05 PM PST
When one considers that inmates are placed in Pelican Bay for conduct that 50 years ago would have resulted in their execution it is hard to consider that these inmates were "abused".
Welcome to the Hotel California.
posted on 01/15/2004 3:44:14 PM PST
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