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Inmate Involved In Terror Plot Moved To Colorado

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq has been sent to a maximum-security prison.

09/06/2014

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Court: 30 Years’ Solitary OK For Convicted Killer At Supermax

An appeals court on Thursday denied a request by a federal prisoner convicted of killing three people behind bars to be released from solitary confinement, where he has been held the past 30 years.

05/22/2014

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Supermax Corrections Officers Not Getting Paid, Prisoners Receive Checks

Corrections officers at the Supermax prison in Florence are not receiving paychecks because of the government shutdown but prisoners are.

10/11/2013

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Supermax Inmates Sue Over Mental Health Treatment

Five inmates who say their mental health illnesses are deteriorating in solitary confinement inside the so-called Supermax prison in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.

06/18/2012

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Change-Of-Plea Hearing Set Over Stolen Grenade

A federal prison employee accused of stealing and selling a “flash bang” grenade from the armory of the prison in Florence, Colo., known as Supermax has reached a plea agreement.

10/31/2011

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Judge: Terrorist Can Sue Over Supermax Restrictions

A man convicted of a 1998 terrorist strike on the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania has won the right to sue the federal government over tight restrictions on his visitors and letter-writing at the federal Supermax prison.

10/05/2011

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