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Ryan J. Reilly

America's Top Prison Official Doesn't Know How Big A Prison Cell Is (VIDEO) | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a tough moment for Charles Samuels, the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. At a hearing on solitary confinement befo...

Ryan J. Reilly

'Orange Is The New Black' Author Sounds Off On Solitary Confinement | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Orange Is The New Black author Piper Kerman, whose book on her stay in a federal women's prison was adapted into a popular Netflix serie...

Saki Knafo

U.S. Prison Chief: Drug War Putting Prison Workers In Danger | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Overcrowding in the federal prison system is putting prison workers in danger, said Charles Samuels Jr., director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, on...