Paul West was convicted last month of sexually abusing a student during the 1990s at a Catholic school and was sentenced to 45 years behind bars.
It made sense immediately after I thought about it. Why had I not thought about it before? Help correct the people that are
To my surprise, the twenty men in that room had read my book and knew my chapters almost better than I did. They asked me
More prisons are using the futuristic healthcare system to save time, money and lives.
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.
While the American public could probably care less about me as a person -- I'm branded a criminal, a felon, after all, and this will never change -- they should care about what our nation's prison systems do to those incarcerated within.
Our criminal justice system is not a business, and people who are incarcerated should not be treated as assets on a corporate ledger.
Prison Yoga Project: A Path for Healing And Recovery 1 in 100 American adults are in prison today, and 60% of all released
Full compliance with the standards set out in the PREA would cost penal facilities about $468.5 million a year, according