MacClain vs Owens
BY: Claudia Munoz
Hays State Prison
- Opened in 1990
- Located in Trion Georgia
- It is also part of Chattanooga County
- Closed custody facility
- Houses approximately 1,100 adult males who have been convected of a felony
- General population is housed in 10 open dormitories
- Also can be housed in annex or segregation which consist of a single cells.
- Facility is also responsible for housing 500 level 2 mental health inmates
- Security level is close
- inmates can get counseling
- provides career building
- also provides re-entry program
- houses a C.E.R.T team
- two tactical team
- the warden is Brian Owens
Inmate's Case Points
- He was beaten and strangle and left to die in is cell
- His mom RaHonda wanted the state accountable for ignoring the ruthless gang violence and dangerous conditions where cell door locks were left broken.
- She said "That the locks were broking that at night inmates could roam cells at night."
- His mom later died and she was the main witness in the case.
- After her death the Human Rights encouraged her brother to settle the case
- MacClain's case wouldn't been settle if his mom had not passed away.
- Defendants: Timothy Clark, Betty Bailey-Dean, Shay Hatcher, Clay Tatum, Timothy C. Ward, Brian Owens, Joshua Johnson and Linwood Burns
- The Jury ruled in his favor.