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Seven Prison Weight Loss Secrets

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The "secret" to weight loss is, well, not a secret at all. All of us understand that weight loss is a mathematical equation. Read More »

Email Services Bring News to Federal Inmates

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A number of services provide federal inmates access to news and other information by email. Read More »

Seven Steps to a Successful Prison Disciplinary Outcome

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It's a sad fact that a prisoner charged with inmate misconduct is judged by the reporting officer's co-workers. Read More »

Four Letter Words: Learning How to Write from a Federal Prison

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If we as Americans want prisoners to succeed at something pro-social whether it be writing, learning, or not returning to a life of crime, we have to provide them with the tools to do so. Read More »

Governor Cuomo’s Cost-Saving Prescription for Safer Streets: Prisoner Education

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Providing college-level education to inmates has been shown to dramatically reduce recidivism and the cost to taxpayers of incarceration. Read More »

Seven Prison Survival Secrets

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By internalizing and abiding by these principles, a new inmate will save a lot of strife and possibly violence, and even transform potential hard time to easy time. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Riot in Cell Block 11′ – The Criterion Collection

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Don Siegel's Folsom Prison blues. Read More »

Energize: The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Technological Revolution

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Giving federal prisoners access to technology benefits not only the prisoners but their families, prison administrators, and the society into which the inmates will eventually be released. Read More »

Federal Prison Discipline: The Case of the Education Behind Bars Newsletter

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Held in solitary confinement for months for publishing an educational newsletter for inmates, I eventually had the guilty findings overturned, but not before much suffering. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘Riot in Cell Block 11′ (Criterion Collection)

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There is plenty of action in 'Riot in Cell Block 11,' which is brilliantly intensified by the psychological dramas of Don Siegel's first important film. Read More »