“Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.” - George W. Bush
Monday, April 15, 2013
A federal jury has awarded a New Mexico man $15.5 million in damages for his treatment behind bars. Stephen Slevin was arrested for drunk driving in 2005 and was held in solitary confinement in the Dona Ana County detention center for 22 months without a trial or access to health care. Solitary confinement is a form of torture.