Thursday, July 16, 2009

Litigation Update

Here are a pair of cases worth noting:

Norwood v Vance (9th Cir.) prison officials may be liable for prisoner's lack of exercise;

Michael Joe Williams v. Jones (10th Cir.) habeas overturning jury verdict.

And from ABC News, here is a sad sex crime story about those who have served their prison time being doomed to failure from the moment they set foot outside. What is it about this that lawmakers have seen fit to create colonies of homeless vagrants, under curfew and restricted?

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