incarceration

Incarceration, rehabilitation, recidivism: The reality of prison life and what it's like to be an inmate locked up behind bars.

Blake O'Connor10 months ago
How Prison Education Reduces Crime
The United States has many problems. Interesting research done by the Rand Corporation illuminates one way to improve a broken system. The main take away is that prison education reduces recidivism an...
Vaden Chandler10 months ago
Facing Federal Charges? Never Underestimate the Importance of a Good Criminal Defense Lawyer
Incurring criminal charges is unquestionably a distressing event. If you have been charged with a federal crime, you need effective representation from an experienced defense attorney. Represent yours...
Sherrie Pogue10 months ago
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
The terrifying truth of how innocent law abiding citizens are thrown in Missouri prisons and held against their will for years. The time it takes to read this article could save you years of your life.
Edward Andersona year ago
50 Shades of Brooklyn
Another day, another man committing a crime to defend his lover allegedly. The hero fantasy is something that many people will admit to having and yet sometimes that particular fantasy takes a turn th...
Reading Behind Bars
Reading behind bars.—Noel ‘Razor’ Smith and Pete White. Two men, who both experienced the prison system in two different ways, both found the importance of literature whilst behind bars. This talk was...
Anna Rooneya year ago
Forbidden Love
I was twenty-one when I (mistakenly) started my career in corrections. I got heckled for being young. I got heckled for being a woman. Put simply, I got heckled. A lot. For everything. My first few mo...
El Freebird
I can still feel the warm summer breeze, the heat of the sun on my skin... As I break from my mother's grip of holding my hand, I take a look around with my innocent eyes remembering the reason for th...
Monica Bennetta year ago
Criminals: Where Are They Now?
They achieved notoriety through their crimes. We were privy to every moment of their lives when they were arrested, became media sensations, and were tried and convicted. These criminals paid their de...
Are Prisons Effective?
To diminish crime, what should we do? Should we throw the criminal in prison so that when they get out, they will think twice before committing another crime? Having criminals in prison keeps them off...
Rob Gordona year ago
Ten Famous Prison Breaks in History
It's amazing to see what prisoners go through and the creative plans they come up with to escape. Very few succeed, let alone live to tell the story. But those who do survive and succeed are part of a...
Gerald Oppugnea year ago
Famous Violent Criminals Getting Released from Prison in 2018
From gangster rappers to serial rapists, the list of criminals getting released in 2018 isn't as stagnant as some might assume. Many of the names listed below reached the terms of their parole, or are...
Ben Kharakha year ago
10 Ways Prisoners Use the Internet
Access to the internet has become so crucial to maintaining social ties and education that many consider it a utility and even a human right. There’s a push, then, to empower the most vulnerable and d...
Natalie Jenkinsa year ago
A Former Officer and a Former Inmate: Who's Actually the Bad Guy?
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND – What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “police”? You might recall the most recent incident of police brutality that was shared on every so...
The Cafe Run By Prison Inmates
*Location and area not disclosed* Am I right in saying that some people might hear ‘cafe run by prison inmates’ and might be inclined to RUN FOR THE HILLS? I must admit, before I set foot into this ve...
Kylee Darryla year ago
When I Wore Blues, Pt III
Part III Once I arrived at the medical department, it took about an hour for me to see the doctor because she was out to lunch. Once I saw the doctor, the nurses needed to give me an IV to get saline ...
Westley Twentea year ago
Don't Let Your Future Die
It is 1:45 in the morning on a Wednesday. I spend countless hours peering through several articles and forums trying to find a way towards something better in my life, googling topic after topic just ...
Famous Criminals That Were Murdered in Prison
Once a criminal gets thrown into jail for a crime they've committed, you know they're staying behind bars for a few months or even a couple of years, depending on what crime they've done. There are al...
Louis L Reeda year ago
Black Robes, White Justice
The Supposition America. Home of the brave. Land of the free. Society of redemption. These are the principles that, in theory, we idealize and symbolize in our salute to Old Glory. We posture to be a ...