Judge Carpenter

  • Second ‘Vaughn Uprising’ Prison Revolt Trial Underway in Delaware

    January 17, 2019
    Wilmington, DE – On Monday January 14, opening arguments took place in the second trial of prisoners accused of involvement in a prisoner revolt at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on February 1, 2017. During the events that were quickly labeled the ‘Vaughn Uprising’,…...
  • First Vaughn Prison Revolt Trial Begins

    October 23, 2018
    Wilmington, DE – On February 1, 2017, a prisoner uprising took place at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware. Over 100 inmates at the maximum security prison seized control of ‘Building C’ at the state Department of Corrections complex, taking several prison…...