David Finn – A Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Entries from December 2005

Mentally Ill Languish: Dallas Morning News

December 27th, 2005 · No Comments

12/24/2005 Day: Saturday THE DALLAS MORNING NEWSMentally ill wait in jail Dallas County: As state hospitals seek funds, more inmates languish JAMES M. O’NEILL Credit: Staff Writer METRO Zone: CENTRAL Edition: CENTRAL Column Name: Series: Page Number: 1B Word Count: 1073 PHOTO(S): Frederick Harris Frederick D. Harris, a homeless man with schizophrenia, has been confined […]

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Pulle & Dallas Observer Continue to Hammer Jail

December 14th, 2005 · No Comments

Justice Delayed A woman’s story of life behind bars might be of interest to federal investigatorsBy MATT PULLE Published: Thursday, December 15, 2005 Rhenia Chavers suffered strokes after being denied medicine at Dallas County’s jail. For the crime of driving with a suspended license, Rhenia Chavers lost the ability to walk. She’s usually confined to […]

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What to Expect from DOJ Visit-DMN

December 13th, 2005 · No Comments

12/11/2005 Day: Sunday Publication: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Head: Inquiry looming over jail Dallas County: Federal review of medical care could bring indictments Byline: JAMES M. O’NEILL Text: The feds are swooping in.When they soon start knocking on the doors of the Dallas County Jail, expect them to haul along a platoon of experts on […]

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The Department of Justice Investigates Dallas Jail

December 1st, 2005 · No Comments

This is a huge development. The United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Unit does not ask for an invitation to the party-they’re here. And they don’t come to town to award any silver stars. Look for a scathing report full of recommended changes. Elected officials know that they can either cooperate and finally implement […]

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