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The Right to Write: How the Disciplinary System Comes down on Incarcerated Writers

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 10.23.2014 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

While I might not be able to protect myself, you, the American people can. I'm nothing but an inmate. That I know. But I'm an inmate who is willing to force an issue in the public sphere.

The 5 Best Items to Send to Your Loved One in Prison

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

While many items are prohibited in American jails and prisons, some are still allowed. And it is these items that can make a stay in the slammer that much more bearable and less toxic.

Feds Join Suit About S.C. Jail's Book Policy

Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Bibles cannot be the only reading materials allowed in jail, the U.S. Department of Just...

"The Jim Crow Laws of the 21st Century": Will New York Change?

Odile Weissenborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Odile Weissenborn

In New York, the 36-year-old Rockefeller Drug Laws may be massively overhauled.