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Suicide Rates on the Rise in Kids & Inmates

Bullying is Causing Unnecessary Deaths The 10-year-old who committed suicide recently in a rural Illinois community came home from school the day before in tears. It wasn’t the first time. Ashlynn Conner, a fifth-grader, had complained of bullying for two years. After the

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World’s Nicest Prison – Have You Seen It?

Prison is never a place one would choose to be and definitely never a place one would consider as a vacation destination. This particular prison may change your mind. Norway has a prison that would put any facility on the United State to

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour talks Hollywood & Headlines with Rick Mitchell from TMZ

The Prisonworld Radio Hour talks Hollywood & Headlines with Rick Mitchell from TMZ Why is there such a criminal element in Hollywood and why do we care? There are several celebrities that have had brushes with the law and live somewhat immoral lives.

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Celebrity Convict – Snoop Dogg – From Prison to Paid

 Rapper and producer Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg, has a criminal record dating back to the early 1990s when he was a teenager.  During the 90’s Snoop Dog was arrested for possession of cocaine. Over the next three years

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Top Three Reasons Why Inmates Need Pen Pals-Prisonworld Magazine

Mass incarceration is plaguing the United States to the tune of over 2.4 million people who are currently behind the walls. Although it may be a select and concentrated group of people, the fact still remains that convicted felons are human beings and

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Does Justice Come With Reasonable Doubt? A Troy Davis Archive

Time and date set for Troy Davis execution The state has set a time and date to execute Troy Anthony Davis at 7 p.m. Oct. 27, 2008 even as his advocates continue to insist Georgia is about to execute an innocent man. On Wednesday

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California Three Strikes Law Examined by an Inmate

Under the Three Strikes Law in California nearly 65% of those incarcerated are charged with non-violent crimes. I am a big believer that people who break the law need to answer for it. I have a son, a sister, and nephews and nieces

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Guantanamo Bay – The Great American Lie – The US Does Not Torture – Remember? [VIDEO]

Guantanamo Bay The United States of America Does not torture people. It just has other people do it for them and they stand in the corner watching over their shoulders. The reality is that movies portraying corruption, torture, deception, and even murder sometimes

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Examines the Amendment of California’s Three Strikes Law

The Prisonworld Radio Hour Examines the Amendment of California’s Three Strikes Law What happens when an offender is sentenced to Life without parole? In California, the Three Strikes Law is causing all kinds of prison overcrowding. In the November 2012 election, the people

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Inmate Status vs Everything Else

Inmate Status vs Everything Else Status and Roles What we are to each other, how we perceive each other and how we treat each other is all relative. In order to classify certain groups, we may choose a status level. Loosely this is

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Poetic Justice – Lost in the Shuffle

Lost in the Shuffle How often have you been sleeping and another offender yells over your head? How often have you calmly asked for a little consideration regarding the noise level while you’re sleeping? Are you familiar with the famous term “this is

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Michigan Taxpayers Strike Out with “Life Means Life” Parole Policy

Michigan’s parole and corrections policies have taken yet another turn over the past two decades urged by crime-weary voters, political leaders have been eagerly jumping on the get-tough bandwagon – supporting such widely claimed parole policies as “Life Means Life.” While wealthy taxpayers

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#Prisonworld View – The First Amendment – What Does it Really Mean for Inmates?

#Prisonworld View – The First Amendment – What Does it Really Mean for Inmates? Amendment I [1791] Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press;

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