Have you ever wondered what would make you snap? There’s a very popular saying that you never know what someone is dealing with or that they might be at their breaking point so tread lightly. That’s exactly what some of these wild, crazy, zany and most definitely wacky cases are about on this episode. Co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett talk about cases where couples
Looking for FREE copies of literature to send inmates? Great becasue inmates are always looking for something to read. SOON carries real life stories from people around the world. It’s an easy read, especially for those learning English or have a hard time with reading.(More)…
Torture in our Prisons and Jails
he news media was focused this week about the CIA, interrogations, and torture. Many Americans are shocked at the actions of the CIA, but you do not have to look at the CIA for examples of torture by Americans. Every month, inmates in the United States suffer from intentional and gross negligent actions of prison guards.(More)…
Surviving Marriage with Ronnie and Lamar Tyler [Black and Married with Kids]
When you think about marriage you can’t help but think about how bad of a state it is in as far as couples staying together. Positive images of marriages are few, far and in between, especially ones belonging to African-American couples. One couple, Ronnie and Lamar Tyler, is shedding light on a different side of what we see on reality TV.
There is almost nothing worse you can do besides for scamming inmate’s families who are desperately seeking legitimate help. Daryl Baptiste, a former inmate, has done just that. After release from a Georgia State Prison in December of 2010, he formed a company, Parole Advocates, with designs of helping inmates receive an early parole. His entire set up was a scam. He charged unsuspecting people extravagant fees for services which the services were never completed. He has a few complaints on the BBB (Better Business Bureau) and citizen complaints which lead to this Fox 5 I-Team investigation.(More)…
Former Mayor Ray Nagin started serving a 10 year prison sentence in September of 2014. Joining a list of mayors that have found themselves on the other side of the law, we welcome them to Prisonworld.(More)…
The Prisonworld Radio Hour Converses with Officer Shafiq Abdussabur
What happens when the job you hold so near and dear in order to protect and serve the public becomes controversial? What happens when the color of your skin puts you at odds with the code of the force? Co-hosts, Jenny and Rufus Triplett, get into a deep conversation with New Haven, CT Law Enforcement Officer, Shafiq Abdussabur and no subject is off limits. From racial profiling to what is going on in Ferguson, MO, the conversation gets deep, edgy and as always, stays informative. It’s an interview you do not want to miss.
The Prisonworld Radio Hour discusses Life after Divorce Court with Judge Mablean
A Special Relationship Edition
What happens when marriages go sour? They most often times end in divorce. Presiding over Divorce Court for seven seasons was none other than Judge Mablean Ephraim. She took time out of her busy schedule while shooting her new show, Justice with Judge Mablean, to chat with co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett about marriage and relationships on a special edition of The Prisonworld RadioHour.
The Prisonworld Radio Hour Sizzles with This Week’s HOT TOPICS
What in the world is going on the headlines? That’s exactly what co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Tripeltt are talking about…HOT TOPICS! There are a plethora of things happening in the news currently but even moreso in the world of prisons. Check out this sizzling episode as Jenny and Rufus hit on a few of the most talked about headlines.
Do inmates have the same First Amendment rights as everybody else?
The United States Supreme Court has said that “prison walls do not form a barrier separating prison inmates from the protections of the Constitution.” Nevertheless, inmates’ First Amendment rights are less extensive than other citizens’ and their rights can be limited due to security or other penological concerns. Because of the particular challenges administrators face running prisons, the Supreme Court has acknowledged there is a compelling government interest which warrants limiting prisoners’ rights. Courts have been deferential to prison officials’ assessments of security threats, and sensitive to their related regulatory decisions, even if such decisions impact inmates’ First Amendment rights.
Solitary Confinement Explored by @DanbHarris of ABC News – Recently ABC News aired a segment regarding solitary confinement explored by investigative reporter Dan Harris. Harris spent 48 hours in a cell where inmates would be placed for days and even months with only themselves and basic needs for living. Several organizations as well as prison reform activists consider these conditions to be unconstitutional as well inhumane. Check out the video detailing his environment and the conditions and situations that he experienced during his limited time in the solitary cell.(More)…