Ron Beeks

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Club Vinyl lawsuit: Can venues be held liable for the actions of their bouncers?

    Six years ago, Janny Barizonte, a 24-year-old law student, headed with friends to Club Vinyl looking for fun. What she got instead changed her life, and not for the better: a painful altercation with club security personnel, followed by an arrest, a violent assault by a sheriff's deputy, a criminal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    How much is a prison beating worth?

    Sherman Schuett followed the rules at CMRC -- and ended up in the hole for his own protection.​If you're Sherman Schuett, the answer to the question posed by the headline above, at least for lawsuit-filing purposes, is in excess of $100,000. The 61-year-old state inmate and his Evergreen attor ... More >>

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    Reach Out and Gouge Someone

    How inmate phone services lock up profits.