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Convicts, Prisoners and Inmates

Seth Ferranti | Posted 01.13.2016 | Crime
Seth Ferranti

When I first entered the netherworld of prison in 1993 the last vestiges of the convict were dying out. The convict was the ultimate prison ideal whic...

How A Visit To Death Row Turned This Man Into A Crusader For Justice

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.11.2016 | OWN

In December of 1983, Bryan Stevenson hadn't yet become the renowned equal justice attorney he is today. He was just a 23-year-old law student working ...

American Religious Nuts Versus Australian Convicts

Carla Gardina Pestana | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion
Carla Gardina Pestana

As with Australia's first European residents, most individuals who crossed the Atlantic to the British colonies in North America did so involuntarily. Some came as indentured servants, so poor or deeply in debt that they had to sell their labor for four to seven years in exchange for passage

What A Death Row Attorney Has Learned From His Condemned Clients

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.29.2015 | OWN

Attorney Bryan Stevenson believes that if everyone else saw what he sees on a regular basis, we'd all think much, much differently about the world and...

If They Lock Me Up, Call My Attorney: The Culture of Retaliation in the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has a long and colorful history of retaliating against inmates for the exercise of their legal rights. Over the years, I have learned to expect the worst when dealing with these officials. This desensitization occurs, in the literal as well as the figurative sense.

Want an Ethical Management Team? Hire a Convict

Mike Harden | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Giving employees the tools to guide them through making an ethical decision, and teaching them how to use ethical principles to defend their actions in such a way as to show that this action was the "right" action, is a much better use of resources.