Global Corrections Digital Tech Conference Set for April

The European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris) and the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) will hold the third Global Corrections Digital Technology Conference, “Technology in Corrections: Digital Transformation” on April 2-4 in Lisbon, Portugal. The event will be hosted by the Directorate-General of Reintegration and Prison Services (DGRSP).

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Appeals Court Dismisses California’s Receivership Challenge

A federal appellate court dismissed the state of California’s challenge to the continued oversight of prison healthcare by a court-appointed receiver.

The U.S. Appeals Court in Phoenix rejected the state’s assertion that the appointment of a federal receiver to remedy unconstitutional conditions of healthcare in the California state prison system overstepped the bounds of federal authority.

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