Tutwiler (United States)

Type: City
Name: Tutwiler (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 34.014801
Longitude: -90.431801
population: 1,291
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Diplomacy’s Public Dimension: Books, Articles, Websites #69

by Bruce Gregory* Hisham Aidi, “America’s Hip-Hop Foreign Policy,” The Atlantic, March 20, 2014.   Aidi (Columbia University) examines changes in the musical genre hip-hop, its political and cultural dynamics, and its use by US and European governments ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Creating a culture around engagement and reporting: 9 good questions with Michelle Holmes of the Alabama Media Group

This is part one of a two-part series on a partnership between the Alabama Media Group and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Part one focuses on the Alabama Media Group’s innovation in investigative journalism lab and part two will be about CIR ... [Published American Press Institute - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Women suffer more in prison

In America and around the world, women suffer more in prison. Most female prisoners are housed with little consideration for their needs as women. Now there is a global guide for the treatment of female offenders called the Bangkok Rules.Certain abuses ... [Published St Louis American - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Apkudo Partners With CCA to Create Common Device Requirements for Competitive Carriers

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/27/14 -- CCA Global Expo - Today, Apkudo and Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) announced the launch of the CCA Device Hub Powered by Apkudo (Device Hub), a centralized resource that promises to revolutionize ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama prison problems: Week in review

Gov. Robert Bentley this week called for Alabama to address what are now the most overcrowded prisons in the United States."If I'm reelected to this job we're going to have to face that," said Bentley on Tuesday, "and we're going to have to build some ... [Published al.com - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama senator sponsored federal law on prison rape in 2003: What is it and how is it enforced?

While reports indicate that sexual assault of prisoners has occurred for decades, federal lawmakers rarely addressed the issue until in 2003 they passed legislation sponsored by an Alabama senator.The Prison Rape Elimination Act was meant to "provide ... [Published al.com - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

More changes on the way for Tutwiler?

WETUMPKA, AL (WBRC) The window of opportunity for the federal government to file suit again the state of Alabama for begins today. A suit would be the first step of many for the federal government to take over Tutwiler Prison for Women. A said the Attorney ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Mar 10 2014]

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"While drug offenses do constitute the largest share of convictions -- averaging about 41.5 percent of all convictions from fiscal year 2010 to fiscal year 2012 -- narcotics offenders often do not go to prison and do not stay long when they do. That continual churn keeps that population relatively small."
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was meant to "provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in federal, state and local institutions and to provide information, recommendations and funding to protect individuals from prison rape" according to the National PREA Resource Center
...He says he believes Tutwiler is a safe prison for the women incarcerated there. "We're not expecting a lawsuit at this time, the first thing we're expecting is an opportunity to sit down face to face from the staff of the Department of Justice so that's our first expectation and we look forward to meeting with them, to talking about these sensitive issues at Tutwiler" he said

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