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Michael Chasse

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Letters to the Portland editor, July 25, 2008

The Black Bird Legal Collective would like to thank Lance Tapley for his continued exposure of Maine prison issues.
Time to end torture
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  July 23, 2008
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Imprisoned facts

Although I had already written a lot about abuse in the prison, this May 21 interview with Dorney, a 28-year-old Portland man serving 20 years for assault, was what I had been waiting for.
Will the truth escape from a break in the prison wall?
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  May 28, 2008
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Pressure rising

Four months ago, a Phoenix investigative series revealed abuses of inmates at the “Supermax,” a 100-bed, solitary-confinement, maximum-security facility inside the Maine State Prison in Warren; since our articles were published, several important dev
Supermax torture revisited
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 23, 2006