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Pro Se Newsletter Vol. 14, No. 1

Table of Contents

  1. Correctional Association report Paints Grim Picture of SHU, Recommends Changes
  2. A Message from Tom Terrizzi, Executive Director of PLS
  3. Albany Times-Union Editorializes Against Use of SHU for Mentally Ill
  4. Claims Settled in Case Involving Rights of Inmates With Mental Illness at Disciplinary Hearings: DOCS to Improve Procedures
  5. State Announces Financing for New Facilities/Programs for Inmates With Mental Illness
  6. Deliberate Indifference: Court Vacates Jury Award; Finds No Deliberate Indifference to Inmate’s Serious Medical Need
  7. Retaliation Claims Survive in the 2nd Circuit
  8. In-absentia Hearings: Inconsistent Decisions Raise Questions
  9. Employee Assistance: Required in Some Cases, Not All
  10. Confidential Information: Hearing Officer Fails to Assess Reliability of Confidential Informant
  11. Contraband: Chopstick Not Contraband, But Weapon
  12. Religion Held No Excuse for Contraband
  13. Where Contraband Not in Inmate’s “Substantial Control,” Court Finds Insufficient Evidence
  14. Substantial Evidence: Circumstantial Evidence is Enough in Assault Case
  15. DOCS Ordered to Give Inmate Records of I.G. Investigation
  16. Crime Victim Lacks Standing to Challenge Grant of Parole
  17. Courts Side With DOCS on Denial of Family Reunion Visits
  18. New York High Court Affirms Appellate Division: DOCS Not Free to Disregard Commitment Order in Computing Inmate’s Sentence
  19. Medical Malpractice: Court Orders State to Pay Inmate $800,000 After DOCS Fails to Diagnose Cancer
  20. DOCS Found Liable for Unauthorized Disclosure of Medical Records
  21. Failure to Maintain Contact with Children Results in Loss of Parental Rights
  22. Article 78 Proceedings: Don’t Forget to Serve the Order to Show Cause