Tuesday, November 3, 2009




Jamie Scott has written extensively about the conditions of her unjust
incarceration and recently submitted an update to share on behalf of 
herself as well as all of the women in the bldg. where she is being housed.

First, she remains grateful for all of the calls, e-mails and letters
that went out on her behalf before, she is in a slightly improved situation.
She is now under a warden who is treating her more fairly and has a 
job in the kitchen and so is finally able to at least get some time 
off of the unit.

Her main concern is the building itself, and states that it's the worst
conditions she has ever lived in.  She and others are in the part of
the prison called "quickbed" because it was built so fast.  It was
only supposed to be built to empty the county jails and is not fit
for humans to live in.  When it rains, it rains directly into the unit.
Mold is knee deep in the showers and they are unsafe with rain 
everywhere. The building has not had hot water for over a month 
and some of the women do not bathe at all. Jamie, herself, is 
sick with a bad cold as a result of bathing in cold water.  They 
are supposed to have two microwave ovens there but don't have 
any, so they are unable to even heat up water to bathe with.  
When they ask the warden about this terrible situation, they are 
told that it is being worked on.  Furthermore, she reports that 
the beds are not five feet from each other, when the policy states 
they are supposed to be farther apart.  

The "quickbed" is located at CMCF2/A-Bldg.

Margaret Bingham, Superintendent of Central Mississippi Corrections Facility
(601) 932-2880
FAX: (601) 664-0782
P.O. Box 88550
Pearl, Mississippi 39208

Christopher Epps, Commissioner of Prisons for the State of Mississippi
723 North President Street
Jackson, MS  39202


Thanks to the efforts of some very forward-thinking supporters 
we've been able to repost the Scott Sisters case transcripts that 
were removed from the internet over the summer!  They're available 
for all to review at http://www.scribd.com/Scott%20Sisters , please 
use them to assist us in finding a lawyer to take on this case and to 
liberate this entire family from the bondage of this system.

We continue to stress the need for a pro bono attorney for the women, 
legal guidance and representation is desperately needed as none currently 
exists.  Many organizations have been contacted multiple times in the past 
and perhaps it will be YOUR letter or phone call to the Innocence Project, the 
ACLU, NAACP, etc., that will garner the positive response that we have not 
been able to obtain to date!  


Jamie and Gladys would love to receive your letters of support and
encouragement, please send a card or a letter!

Jamie Scott #19197


B Zone, Bed 196
P.O. Box 88550

Pearl, MS 39288-8550

Gladys Scott #19142


P.O. Box 88550

Pearl, MS 39288-8550

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