Del. Norton Fights For D.C. Inmates Rights
Del. Norton Fights for D.C. Inmates Rights
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) wants to make sure that incarcerated constituents’ rights are respected and they will be able to live their lives as fully possible. On July 27, Norton wrote a letter to Thomas Kane, the acting director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), regarding concerns she has with District inmates and how they are treated by the agency.
“D.C. inmates already face tremendous challenges due to the unique circumstances of being housed in BOP facilities that are hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of …