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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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06Feb

As lawmakers consider corrections officer pay increase, facilities to receive temporary relief

CHARLESTON, WV- More than 120 individuals from the West Virginia National Guard, the state Division of Homeland Security and other agencies will soon begin working in correctional facilities across the state as the state Legislature considers a bill to increase pay for corrections officers. Gov. Jim Justice declared a state of emergency on Dec. 22…

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