In response to a ruling by the Supreme Court, CDCR (California prisons) began moving low-level California prisoners from state prisons to county jails. This is one of the prison reform ideas that California Governor Jerry Brown came up with to decrease the state inmate population. The Supreme Court ordered that the overcrowded conditions be decreased […]
There are issues within the US prison system that directly affect the lives of their loved ones on the outside. We are not advocates for prisoners. We are advocates for their loved ones. We report on the issues that cause stress and excitement in the lives of the family and friends of inmates.
In exactly 12 days, the CDCR prison system will begin releasing low-level prison inmates and state prisoners to the custody of various California county jail systems. These changes are due to begin on October 1, 2011 as one of many efforts to help the prison overcrowding problem in our state. What This Could Mean to […]
As it has been revealed, there exist various differences between the state and federal prison systems. This is in the basis of various aspects of operations carried out in the entire criminal and justice system. Under the same level of security, federal prisons are a bit safer than the state prisons since there is less […]
ATLANTA — The Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed Tuesday that the agency seized the state of Georgia’s supply of a key execution drug because of questions about how the stockpile was imported to the U.S. DEA spokesman Chuvalo Truesdell said he didn’t know if other states’ supplies of sodium thiopental were being collected. The seizure comes less […]
Death Penalty Documentary: Execution Tour of NC Death Row A death penalty documentary short film (10 minutes) by Scott Langley. The warden of North Carolina’s Central Prison (Marvin Polk) narrates the preparation and final hours before a state execution in Raleigh, where the execution facilities are located. Renee Patterson WritesRenee Patterson writes prison stories, prison […]