DO PRISONERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIFE?

Sonni Quick Recently I watched a Conservative/Catholic news station on TV.  There was an interview with the executor of a religious political group. I failed to write down the names. There was a video of a meeting he participated in with Trump. This man's concern was if there was enough protection for the right to …

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Every 25 seconds in the United States, someone is arrested for the simple act of possessing drugs for their personal use…

  Summary   Neal Scott may die in prison. A 49-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Neal had cycled in and out of prison for drug possession over a number of years. He said he was never offered treatment for his drug dependence; instead, the criminal justice system gave him time behind bars and felony …

MotherJones.Com "My four months as a private prison guard", by Shane Bauer

Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)."The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone."Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!" says a woman's voice, cutting in. "We got rid of them.""When can you start?" …

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die. What's worse is that it's not even rare — more than 2,500 people who were sentenced as kids will spend the rest of their lives in prison. Juwan is one of them. He …

Written by: Roxanne Greschner RE: Prison System

Written By Roxanne Davenport Greschner M.A. 707-568-1082 THE DYNAMICS OF INCARCERATION Written By Roxanne Davenport Greschner M.A. 707-568-1082 We can create a better more efficient prison system by demilitarizing the system that we have. We need to disable the power of the guards union and to stop the development of organized crime linked with that …

For ex-offenders, finding a job remains the biggest challenge to returning to society

By STEVE YODER, The Fiscal Times March 27, 2012 For ex-offenders, finding a job remains the biggest challenge to returning to society. A 2003 study by Princeton University researcher Devah Pager in Milwaukee found that a criminal record cut someone’s chance of getting a call back from a prospective employer by nearly half. RELATED: Meet …