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Entries from March 2006

Quit Reading those Jim O’Neill DMN Stories!

March 16th, 2006 · No Comments

Sherry Jacobson:Is jail papering over problems?07:49 AM CST on Thursday, March 16, 2006The Dallas Morning News Cleaning up the Dallas County Jail took on a whole new meaning last week. Thanks to a recent federal inspection, prisoners will be getting another change of underwear, for starters. Instead of two clothing changes a week, inmates will […]

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Dallas Jail Fail State Inspection for Third Straight Year: DMN

March 15th, 2006 · No Comments

3/11/2006 Day: Saturday Publication: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Head: County jail fails inspection again $5 million later, system still overcrowded, understaffed, state says Byline: JAMES M. O’NEILL Dallas County’s troubled jail system, already under federal investigation, got slapped with failing grades Friday from state inspectors for the third year in a row.Despite $5 million in […]

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Dallas Jail & Dallas Observer: Mas del Mismo

March 8th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The DisappearedGot a missing relative? Maybe you should look in the jail–and good luck with that.By Jesse Hyde Article Published Feb 2, 2006, Dallas Observer By now, the sad story of Walter Mann is well-known. The 69-year-old, schizophrenic and homeless, was held in a Dallas County jail for more than a year for not paying […]

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DMN & DOJ: So Much For the Silver Star

March 8th, 2006 · No Comments

Get ready Dallas County officials. You are not going to get a silver star or a pat on the back. You are going to taken to federal court by the United States Department of Justice for this pattern of deliberate indifference. You will then either fight the Department of Justice (foolish) or you will enter […]

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The Associated Press: Hunting Accident

March 8th, 2006 · No Comments

Cheney Could Face Charges in ShootingBy MATT CURRY, Associated Press Writer Wednesday, February 15, 2006If the man wounded by Dick Cheney dies, the vice president could — in theory at least — face criminal charges, even though the shooting was an accident. Dallas defense attorney David Finn, who has been a state and a federal […]

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(AP)CNN Report-Cheney Hunting Accident

March 8th, 2006 · No Comments

If lawyer dies, Cheney might face negligence charge Wednesday, February 15, 2006; Posted: 3:16 p.m. EST (20:16 GMT) DALLAS, Texas (AP) — If the man wounded by Dick Cheney dies, the vice president could — in theory at least — face criminal charges, even though the shooting was an accident. A Texas grand jury could […]

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