Experts, advocates and lawmakers gathered on Tuesday to discuss changes to California’s bail system, which often requires defendants to pay a fee upfront in order to be released while their case is pending.
By David Register, courtesy of The Guardian On September 18, after facing off against Harvard at the (Eastern New York Correctional Facility), our debaters were deemed the winners by a veteran panel of debate [...]
By Troy Williams I am not sure if the public-at-large knows this, but California prisons are places where you can be attacked simply based on the color of your skin.
President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
By Troy Williams Parenting from prison is not easy, but it must be done. Tens of thousands of incarcerated men and women throughout the United States have come to realize secondary consequences of participating in [...]
By Richard Johnson, Folsom State Prison The question parents and guardians often ask is, what do gangs offer that is so alluring that we lose our children to them?
By Richard Johnson, Folsom State Prison When we ponder the age-old question of whether we can all get along, it is still a dilemma because not much has changed in regards to social relationships [...]
By Richard Johnson, Folsom State Prison Prison – by its very nature – is designed to sever family bonds and destroy the dynamic unity that is an integral component of family cohesion necessary for [...]
Special to the Post Richard Johnson, who is currently serving a 25-years-to-life sentence for a third, non-violent felony conviction, is qualified for resentencing and release under the Three Strikes Reform Act of 2012.
An assembly bill that would allow California Community Colleges to receive full funding for courses offered in correctional institutions, AB1271, has passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee with strong bipartisan support (12-1). According to [...]