Department of Corrections

Mizanskey Officially Paroled From Pot-Related Life SentenceBoth Mizanskey and his son were surprised the board turned a decision so quickly.
DOC Considers Mizanskey's Release From Life Sentence for PotHe's been in jail since 1993 after his third strike for possession of marijuana, he may get a chance at parole now.
Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier SecretNational news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
Lawsuit Filed Against Missouri for Lethal Injection ProtocolA group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.
On the Same Day of his Death, Schweich's Office Released an AuditAudit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a 'good' rating
Petition Claims Mo. Corrections Officials LiedAttorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.
Mo. Society of Anesthesiologists Opposes Use of Propofol in ExecutionsThe European Union has strict regulations on the sedative drug propofol which could lead to the drug being unavailable to patients on a day-to-day basis if used in Missouri executions.
Mo. Bill Would Let Kids See Jailed Parents MoreTwo Missouri men's prisons and two women's prisons would be selected for the program's trial.
Illinois State Treasurer Pushes Back Against Prison PlanWith the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
Arbitrator: Quinn, Prisons Violated Union ContractTwo major Illinois prisons and other facilities will stay open for at least another month after the arbitrator's ruling.
Missouri Department Of Corrections Prisoners Release Karaoke DiscsFor sale: 20 new karaoke discs, including "Guitar Legends," ''Women of Rock" and "Country Hits of the Years."
Over Crowded Cells Prompt Early Release Policy Gov. Pat Quinn says he is still awaiting the arrival of a bill that would reinstate an early release policy for non-violent criminals
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