A cell inside Unit One, at Central Prison in Raleigh. After many inmates complained that officers brutally beat them in parts of Unit One that weren’t monitored by video cameras, a publicly funded law office known as Prisoner Legal Services stepped in and filed a lawsuit on their behalf. Now, however, funding cuts have hampered the office’s ability to take on such cases.
A cell inside Unit One, at Central Prison in Raleigh. After many inmates complained that officers brutally beat them in parts of Unit One that weren’t monitored by video cameras, a publicly funded law office known as Prisoner Legal Services stepped in and filed a lawsuit on their behalf. Now, however, funding cuts have hampered the office’s ability to take on such cases.
A cell inside Unit One, at Central Prison in Raleigh. After many inmates complained that officers brutally beat them in parts of Unit One that weren’t monitored by video cameras, a publicly funded law office known as Prisoner Legal Services stepped in and filed a lawsuit on their behalf. Now, however, funding cuts have hampered the office’s ability to take on such cases.

Abused inmates ‘have no one to go to’ because of budget cuts

May 31, 2017 3:27 PM