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Risky Business

I read Risky Business: An Investigation of the Treatment and Management of Chronic Self-Injury Among Federally Sentenced Women after watching Cindy Berry’s testimony at the inquest today … *sigh*  SO freaking depressing. We’ve heard from several Corrections Officers over the course of the … Continue reading

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Recommendations at the Ashley Smith Inquest

One of the key issues that most/all of those testifying at the Ashley Smith Inquest are being asked is about their recommendations … what alternatives might have saved Ashley Smith? Were there any alternatives to (not) maintaining her in segregation? … Continue reading

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A Deadly Game

So… we’ve heard from 3 Corrections Officers so far – and all three have characterized Ashley Smith’s ligature tying as a ~game~ of sorts…. attention-seeking, presumably. And yes, having watched Ashley on video – and also having spent almost a … Continue reading

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