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Over Detention of Inmates (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-03-01

Duration: 00:08:40

Subjects: Criminal justice, Administration of | Prisons | PRISONERS


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Hulbert, Rodney Interviewee
  • Moroz, Stas Interviewee
  • Most, William Interviewee
  • Vining, Jonathan Interviewee


This segment from the March 1, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ report on the reasons why some local Louisiana jails detain inmates for weeks, months, and years beyond their scheduled released dates. She interviews: Rodney Hulbert, victim of over detainment; Stas Moroz, Orleans Parish Public Defender; William Most, civil rights attorney; and Jonathan Vining, an attorney for the Louisiana Department of Corrections.