Governor Jared Polis has signed a bill to repeal the death penalty. The measure passed the Democratic legislature with limited bipartisan support earlier this spring and was sent to him before lawmakers suspended their session.
Month: March 2020
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INQUEST has published a new briefing on COVID-19: Protecting people in places of custody and detention. The briefing sets out our immediate concerns around the pandemic, focusing on our areas of expertise.
As the coronavirus pandemic brings the global economy to a halt, the world’s most vulnerable countries are suffering intensifying harm, and businesses faced with the disappearance of sales are laying off workers.
The Prisoners’ Advice Service has asked the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) last week to release groups of prisoners in order to lessen the impact of coronavirus in the penal estate. They have done it in Iran, so why not here?
Correctional Centre officers dismissed Eric Whittaker’s cries for help in the early hours of July 2, 2017. The 35-year-old Gamilaraay man’s pleas first drew their attention at 4.50am. He died shackled to a hospital bed.
Following the latest statistics on prison deaths in England, Ali Cloak considers the findings and explores the inequality of funding for families in prison inquests. the number of deaths in prison have are the highest since the 1970s.
Six officers are under investigation by the police watchdog in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed man. Anthony Grainger, 36, was in a stolen car when he was shot in the chest by a firearms officer in Culcheth, Cheshire.