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27Aug

NIJO Case Brief: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020)

By Tate McCotter, NIJO Executive Director   Case Title and Date: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020), No. 20A19; Application for emergency stay to the United States Supreme Court; Decided August 5, 2020. Facts:   The administration and operations of Orange County Jail is overseen by Sheriff Don Barnes (Defendant, et al.). …

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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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10Aug

California Jail Sees Largest Coronavirus Outbreak to Date

Santa Clara, CA  – The total number of COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County jails has nearly tripled over the past three weeks, headlined by an outbreak in medium-security units, as officials — in a rare moment of public contrition — acknowledged that adherence to physical distancing and mask wearing inside the South Bay’s custody…

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06Aug

Supreme Court lifts lower court order requiring increased COVID-related safety measures in Orange County

Orange County, CA  – In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court lifted a ruling by a lower court requiring increased COVID-related safety measures in a jail located in Orange County….read more Published:  August 5, 2020 By:  Ariane de Vogue Source:  https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/05/politics/supreme-court-covid-measures-california-jail/index.html  

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NIJO WEBINAR – Reopening the Front Door: Administrative Strategies

NIJO WEBINAR Reopening the Front Door: Administrative Strategies DATE: May 26, 2020 TIME: 0930 MDT / 1130 EDT (Times in each Time Zone: 0530 Hawaii-Aleutian Standard, 0730 Alaska Daylight, 0830 Pacific Daylight/Mountain Standard, 0930 Mountain Daylight, 1030 Central Daylight, 1130 Eastern Daylight) As communities begin to think about getting “back to normal” as a result of…

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