Hundreds of strip searches are conducted on youth prisoners in NSW and Victoria every month, with new data revealing contraband is found less than 1 per cent of the time. In one month last year, two NSW youth prisons conducted juvenile prisoner strip searches and uncovered one item of contraband: a ping pong ball. Detainees on the roof of the Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice Centre during a stand-off at the youth prison last week.
Nina Totenberg. A divided Supreme Court has ruled that jail authorities may strip search people arrested for even minor offenses. The majority said courts must defer to prison officials to prevent new inmates from putting lives at risk.
Photograph: Karin Mueller Wieland. She was detained by Garda immigration officers on Tuesday evening. It is understood the officers did not believe she was coming for a holiday and thought she intended to work while in the country.
The strip-searches of two high-profile prisoners at an Auckland prison was unlawful, the High Court has ruled. More than Paremoremo inmates were strip-searched during the incident. Career criminal Arthur Taylor and convicted murderer and child sex offender Phillip John Smith were among prisoners strip-searched at Paremoremo in October Footage has been released to RNZ of the attack on Corrections officers at Auckland prison which led to a mass strip search in
But then, nor does much else in the film. Cynical, arrogant, foppish star lawyer Konrad von Seidlitz Kai Wiesinger engineers a 14 day spell in prison for himself by refusing to pay traffic fines — a stunt to protest being fined in the first place, and to give his legal firm some free publicity celebrating his act of civil courage. And to demonstrate that he can do time in prison easily.
The problem is not just that this kind of melodramatic moral equivalency is silly and specious. Dissent, terrorism -- what's the difference, really? The most tendentious point in ''Strip Search'' is Glenn Close.
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A private prison routinely strip-searched women and used force far too often, an official inspection report has found. The prison is the second run by the outsourcing giant Sodexo to be accused of misusing strip-searching. Last year BuzzFeed News revealed that vulnerable women, including rape victims, were routinely subjected to illegal full-body searches at HMP Bronzefield in Surrey.