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.
What did you know about prisoners before you began teaching? What were some of the assumptions you had about this population
The real horror of prison rape, of course, has nothing to do with money, and everything to do with the physical and emotional
"Gas 'em 'till they puke" became the unofficial officers' motto back then -- so much so that, "You can still see it written on license plate frames in the parking lot."
Punishment is an important part of the process, like the tilling of a soil where only the inmate themselves can plant new seeds. But, if they're to grow, it takes a network of support that barely exists.