Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!






Go Back   Prison Talk > RESOURCE CENTER > World Prison News
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

World Prison News Post info (IF it doesn't belong in another PTO forum) about the prison system, prisoner support, criminal justice, etc., that you learn firsthand, through the media, from an inmate, or any other source. News can be local, state, Federal, or int'l.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-10-2009, 10:33 AM
Morris1's Avatar
Morris1 Morris1 is offline
Registered User
Donation Award 
 

Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA
Posts: 6,048
Thanks: 1,005
Thanked 1,998 Times in 800 Posts
Default Texas: Inmate’s Family Wins $42.5 Million Judgment

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/10/us...ml?_r=1&ref=us

A private prison company, must pay $42.5 million to the family of an inmate who was beaten to death in 2001 at a Texas facility in Willacy County while prison officials stood idle.
__________________
"There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. And then you cash in on guilt"--Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 04-10-2009, 11:05 AM
smoser smoser is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 1,543
Thanks: 706
Thanked 805 Times in 512 Posts
Default

Yeah!! Still no justice because you can't bring back the dead...but i am glad they have to pay!! One battle won for our side!! Yippeeeee
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-10-2009, 11:06 AM
Katcor5 Katcor5 is offline
Registered User
Donation Award 
 

Join Date: May 2008
Location: Phila, PA
Posts: 351
Thanks: 37
Thanked 241 Times in 89 Posts
Default

Nothing can replace a life. The award looks good on paper. I hope she really receives the monies.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-10-2009, 06:18 PM
timsbaby41's Avatar
timsbaby41 timsbaby41 is offline
Lesson on leaving
Donation Award 
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: maine
Posts: 2,676
Thanks: 991
Thanked 922 Times in 633 Posts
Default

It may not bring him back but i'm so happy they have to pay,unfortunately this happens way to often
__________________
<a href="http://daisypath.com/"><img src="http://dcmf.daisypath.com/kttOm5.png" width="400" height="80" border="0" alt="Daisypath Christmas tickers" /></a>
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:10 AM.
Copyright © 2001- 2017 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics