Paying Tribute to a Hero–Sheriff Larry Amerson (1953-2020)

With a heavy heart we announce the passing of ret. Sheriff Larry Amerson (Calhoun County, AL).  Sheriff Amerson passed away December 3, 2020, after a valiant battle with cancer. Sheriff Amerson was a six term sheriff in Calhoun County, who strongly supported jails and was instrumental in getting legal-based jail guidelines in Alabama.  As president…

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Al Robertson and John Godwin Visit NIJO

     On July 28, 2020, the NIJO team had the opportunity to spend time with our JAILCON 20/20 Keynote Speakers, Al Robertson and John Godwin of Duck Dynasty.  Al and John came to NIJO headquarters to do some recon in preparation for their JAILCON 20/20 Keynote Address. During their visit they had the…

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COVID-19 JAIL/PRISON-RELATED LITIGATION AND COURT ORDERS

CONDITIONS OF CONFINEMENT Amos v. Hall (N.D. Miss. 2020) – Filed 1/13/2020 Belton, Jr. v. East Baton Rouge Parish Prison (M.D. La.) – Filed 5/4/2020 – Case Ongoing Cullors v. County of Los Angeles (C.D. Cal.) – Filed 4/24/2020 – Case Ongoing Fernandez-Rodriguez v. Licon-Vitale (S.D.N.Y) – Filed 4/28/2020 – Case Ongoing Lucero-Gonzalez v. Kline (D. Arizona) – Filed…

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