Idaho DOC Responds To Scathing Prison Report
(AP) - The Idaho Department of Correction is telling a federal judge that a scathing report about health care at a Boise-area prison isn't accurate and doesn't reflect current conditions. Attorneys for the state filed their response to the report late last week, saying a court-appointed he…
Idaho Prison Report Unsealed
(AP) - An unsealed report says medical care is so poor at an Idaho prison that it amounts to neglect and cruel and unusual punishment. Correctional health care expert Dr. Marc Stern says there have been some improvements at the Idaho State Correctional Institution near Boise.
Judge Seals Idaho Prison Report
State prison officials say a report on health care and other conditions at an Idaho prison is so inflammatory that it must remain sealed. U.S. District Judge Lynn Winmill appointed a correctional health care expert to see if Idaho is complying with a ruling in a long -running lawsuit brought by inma…