Excessive Use of Tort, #4

3-23-20 Chad Page (Chief of Prisons): You requested an update if I encountered any additional difficulty providing notification of the $133.77 claim I’ve been trying to present — regarding property that went missing during my transfer from Texas. The update is as follows: I filed with Small Claims on one paralegal’s recommendation. Another said, once … Continue reading “Excessive Use of Tort, #4”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, 3.21.20

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter (Special Alert :Coronavirus Emergency) WELCOME to First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you wish to … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, 3.21.20”

Well, shit…, No.2

09:26 3-18-20 Dear Reader, I was living in the apocalypse before it was cool: Six years ago, I went batshit crazy. Today I’m considered a thinker. God just signaled the Mormons, which means they were right. Unless, of course, they stole that earthquake from the Southern Baptists. Anyhow, everyone else, sorry for your luck. Now … Continue reading “Well, shit…, No.2”

Journalistic Camaraderie

3-11-20 BW, Slow news week, huh? “IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?” Don’t tell anyone. PI

Breaking News: IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?

by Patrick Irving 82431 3-11-20 8:00 a.m. The Idaho Department of Correction is commencing damage control in response to recent news coverage. Specifically, the March 5th Tommy Simmons article, “Idaho Faces Another Lawsuit Over Lethal Injection Secrecy” at idahopress.com — which spotlighted Director Josh Tewalt’s questionable purchase of lethal injection drugs in 2012 — and … Continue reading “Breaking News: IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar. 2020

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Feb. 2020 WELCOME to the March issue of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar. 2020”

Litigation Interests? Please View

2-21-20 March 19th will mark one year since the Idaho Department of Correction transferred me from their contract facility in Texas for presenting organized group complaints to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, and appearing in articles where Idaho media was critical of their GEO Group arrangement. While IDOC has asserted in a memo that … Continue reading “Litigation Interests? Please View”

Excessive Use of Tort #3

2-16-20 (1of3) Dear Ada County Clerk: I need to file a Small Claim but cannot access you in person or online. I understand there is a $69 filing fee but have no info on process-serving fees. Do I pay for all the fees at the same time or will you bill me for them? Please … Continue reading “Excessive Use of Tort #3”

Dear Friendly Stranger

2-03-20 Dear Stranger, Your books have arrived. Ethics For Public Communication will be absorbed immediately, and as a much-needed compliment to the Generalization in Ethics that I recently checked out from the library. This one also reaches me during a period of personal deliberation: I have responsibilities yet to be considered, likely to parties that … Continue reading “Dear Friendly Stranger”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Feb. 2020

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Jan. 2020 WELCOME to the February issue of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by The Captive Perspective and made available by bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting our Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Feb. 2020”