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The California Department of Justice’s Review of Immigration Detention in California – Feb. 2019

After public reports of distressing conditions and several deaths in detention facilities surfaced with little to no transparency, the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 103 (AB 103) in June 2017. Under AB 103’s 10-year mandate, the California Department of Justice is charged with reviewing and reporting back to the Legislature, the Governor, and the public… Continue reading The California Department of Justice’s Review of Immigration Detention in California – Feb. 2019

Articles on Yuba County Jail

‘I had a purple elephant in my throat.’ Berkeley literature grad dies alone in Yuba County jail

Despite his pleas that he needed to be taken to a hospital or given medication for his mental illness, Hiscock, 34, received only minimal treatment at the jail, even after a judge declared he was not mentally competent to stand trial and needed to be sent to a state mental institution, court records say. Read… Continue reading ‘I had a purple elephant in my throat.’ Berkeley literature grad dies alone in Yuba County jail