Recently, a chemist in Massachusetts allegedly tampered with criminal evidence in the state's drug laboratory. Allegedly, the chemist contaminated samples, mixed different samples and manipulated the weight of drugs. The chemist worked for nine years in the laboratory and handled approximately 60,000 drug samples over that time period.
Whether inmates are imprisoned for felony DUI offenses, vehicular manslaughter, drug crimes or other offenses, those who are housed in America's jails and prisons are often subjected to unconscionable treatment. These treatment issues are often especially challenging for women.