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Federal court won’t overturn ban on youth at Angola because it’s already expired

Victoria Advocate 11 Jan 2024
A federal appellate court this week refused to throw out a ban on housing incarcerated youth at Angola ... But litigation over what role Angola might play in Louisiana’s juvenile justice strategy is far from over.
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A court order banning Louisiana from holding youth at Angola expires soon. What’s next?

Longview News-Journal 07 Dec 2023
Attorneys for the state and civil rights lawyers fighting the Angola placement disagree on when the court’s injunction ends ... Angola was used far more frequently for incarcerated youth than state officials initially said it would be.
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The Wrongful Conviction Scandal That Never Happened

Scheerpost 12 Nov 2023
Angola also established one of the best prison law libraries in the United States, a sanctuary of sorts where jailhouse lawyers help other prisoners challenge their convictions and sentences.
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Renewed fighting raises fears for peace in DR Congo, wider region

Anadolu Agency 12 Nov 2023
Within the framework of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), Angola has been facilitating talks between the parties that allowed the adoption of the Luanda Roadmap on the pacification process of eastern Congo.
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Judge orders federal oversight of Angola, says lack of medical care remains unconstitutional

The Advocate 07 Nov 2023
... in a yearslong legal battle over medical care at Angola ... A year later, lawyers for those incarcerated at Angola argued in a two-week remedy trial that little had changed since the judge's ruling.
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The story of a horrendous injustice and the three people who tried to expose it ...

Alternet 04 Nov 2023
Angola also established one of the best prison law libraries in the United States, a sanctuary of sorts where jailhouse lawyers help other prisoners challenge their convictions and sentences.
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The Scandal That Never Happened

ProPublica 04 Nov 2023
Angola also established one of the best prison law libraries in the United States, a sanctuary of sorts where jailhouse lawyers help other prisoners challenge their convictions and sentences.
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Appeals court stays order to remove youth from Angola

Longview News-Journal 15 Sep 2023
The entrance to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola ... of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola ... Lawyers representing the youths held at Angola were not immediately available for comment.
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Louisiana youths held at adult prison’s old death row suffer heat, isolation, advocates say

Wtop 19 Jul 2023
With a spring target date for moving the youths to other facilities having passed, advocates for the juveniles are asking for an order ending the housing of juveniles at the Angola facility ... Lawyers ...
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Louisiana youths held at adult prison's old death row suffer heat, isolation, advocates say

Times Union 18 Jul 2023
With a spring target date for moving the youths to other facilities having passed, advocates for the juveniles are asking for an order ending the housing of juveniles at the Angola facility ... Lawyers ...
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Fueled by Family Experiences with Incarceration, Black Girls Rising Seeks to Close Youth Prisons in Louisiana

Scheerpost 14 Mar 2023
Linares is currently one of the lawyers representing youth detained at the Angola prison in a lawsuit that aims to get the facility closed down ... But concerns about the treatment of incarcerated youth extend beyond the transfers to Angola.
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US Lawfare as a Weapon of War. The Destabilization of Latin America

GlobalResearch 14 Feb 2023
As they worked with international human rights lawyers to publicize Lula’s plight, Zanin, Martins and Valim created their own definition of the term ... in the Dominican Republic, Panama and Angola.
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Southern Africa: Angola Takes On Chair of SADC Defence Lawyers Working Group

All Africa 11 Feb 2023
Ramiros -- As from this Thursday Angola will chair the Working Group of Defence Lawyers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), for a one-year term ....
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US Lawfare and the Destabilization of Latin America. “Lawfare used as a “Weapon of Warfare”

GlobalResearch 27 Jan 2023
As they worked with international human rights lawyers to publicize Lula’s plight, Zanin, Martins and Valim created their own definition of the term ... in the Dominican Republic, Panama and Angola.

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