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Why Is Louisiana’s Department Of Corrections Incarcerating People Beyond Their Release Dates?

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it has concluded there is reasonable cause to believe that the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LDOC) routinely confines people in its custody past the dates when they are legally entitled to be released from custody, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Tags:& Black Star NewsIncarcerating People Beyond Their Release DatesLouisiana Department of Public Safety and CorrectionsCivil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA)evidence of systemic violations by Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correctionscivil rights of people held in Louisiana’s jails and prisons