Justice Dept. Finds People Routinely Incarcerated Past Release Date in Louisiana
USDOJ (1/25) –– Between January and April 2022, 26.8% of the people released from La. Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections (LDOC) custody were held past their release dates: 24% were held over for at least 90 days, and the median number of days overdetained was 29. [...] This unconstitutional practice costs Louisiana over $2.5 million a year. Cont.