May 31, 2016

False Testimony in Child Abuse Cases

It can be a nightmare:  of course authorities have to take a molestation charge seriously;  child abuse cases get even more attention.  But what happens in […]
May 30, 2016

In-Prison Book Club Inspires

Ann Walmsely spent years leading in-prison books clubs in Canada. She is a compassionate writer and well-read teacher who inspired inmates to read, to think, and to write journals about the literature they read. The Prison Book Club is set in Ontario, in and around a series of men’s prisons. Walmsely kept track of the books, the conversations, and the resulting journals, all while interspersing her own story and reactions.
May 27, 2016

Hope? Hard Time Offers Some

Hard Time: Understanding and Reforming the Prison.  Robert Johnson (Wadsworth, 3rd ed, 2002) Robert Johnson, American University Justice, Law and Criminology professor, gives a hard look […]
May 10, 2016

Elder Inmates Cost! See Infographic

Between 2007-2010, the number of state and federal prisoners 65 years and older grew by a staggering 94 times that of the overlap prison population (which […]
May 4, 2016

The Human Life of a Texas Warden

Warden:  Prison life and death from the inside out, by Jim Willett and Ron Rozelle. (Bright Sky Press, 2004) Ron Rozelle decided to write the life […]
May 2, 2016

Prison Education Guide–Superb Coverage

Prison Education Guide provides essential, detailed information about the educational courses offered to inmates. It is also a guide to re-entry success. Christopher Zoukis, federal prisoner, is an excellent researcher and writer. All prison libraries need a copy.
May 1, 2016

We Are, Indeed, All Doing Time

Bo Lozoff applies the techniques of Buddhist thought to all of us, and especially those incarcerated. 1.Simple living; 2.Personal spiritual practice; 3.Commitment to service. Useful, practical, great read.
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