Idaho State Correctional Institution

Prison Lawsuit
11:52 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Idaho Prison Agrees To Improve Medical Care

Idaho State Correctional Institution
Scott Ki Boise State Public Radio

The Idaho Department of Correction has reached an agreement with the inmates at one of its prisons. This comes from a lawsuit spanning more than three decades.

Jason Prince is a lawyer who represents 1,600 inmates at the Idaho State Correctional Institution. He’s spent the last few months negotiating an agreement on changes to medical care at the prison near Boise. Prince says the biggest change will be increased staff.

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Prison Lawsuit
1:55 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Court Brokers Agreement On 30 Year Old Idaho Prison Lawsuit

Brent Reinke
www.idoc.idaho.gov

 The Idaho Department of Correction has reached an agreement over a lawsuit filed by prisoners more than 30 years ago. The agreement requires upgrades to medical facilities at the Idaho State Correctional Institution near Boise. The agreement reached in U.S. District Court Tuesday gives a six month deadline for initial improvements…followed by a 2 year monitoring period. Department of Corrections director Brent Reinke says the initial cost of the changes will be more than $1.5 million.

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Idaho Prisons
5:19 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Idaho AG’s Office Responds To Claim Of Cruel And Unusual Punishment In Prison

Idaho State Correctional Institution
Scott Ki Boise State Public Radio

Two weeks ago, a doctor’s report on health care at Idaho’s largest and oldest prison found “serious problems.” The state Attorney General’s Office responded Friday in a 37-page legal document.

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