Headlines Tagged with PrisonsSuit — 61 headlines found
Taylor has been back at the Auckland High Court this week arguing his case, but he can't actually get the ban on smoking lifted as the new regulations have tightened up the law. But because the new rules were only validated in parliament in February thi
Mar 8, 2013 Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 8, 2013 13:19
After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Feb 21, 2013 Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54
A federal judge has dismissed an action alleging Nebraska prison officials reneged on a 2005 agreement to accommodate religious and cultural needs of Native inmates. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Warren Urbom stemmed from a complaint filed in August
Feb 6, 2013 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 16, 2013 22:29
In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Sep 22, 2012 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
A former Northampton County Prison inmate who alleged he was beaten by a "jailhouse tobacco gang" has settled with the county for $200,000 in a federal lawsuit that revealed evidence of pervasive corruption at the jail, his attorneys announced Thursday.
Sep 21, 2012 Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Sep 21, 2012 09:19
Chief Judge Karen Schreier ruled that even if state officials had asserted a compelling governmental interest, they did not prove that the complete ban was the least restrictive means available to further that governmental interest.
Sep 19, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2012 01:19
Corrections staff say safety is also improved because prisoners no longer have access to lighter and matches.
Aug 2, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 5, 2012 14:50
May 11, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2012 20:33
May 9, 2012 Shoshone County (ID) News-Press
added May 9, 2012 14:52
Apr 8, 2005 British Medical Journal
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