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Michigan Prison Inmate to Pay for Incarceration Costs after Publishing $150,000 Book Deal

The Michigan Department of Treasury is raking up a debt profile of over $372,000 on a prison inmate who just published a book. Curtis Dawkins, serving a life sentence for robbery and murder earned $150,000 advance payment for publishing a book from prison. Now the Michigan government is dusting up their law books and demanding Read More…

Mass incarceration leads to overcrowding and deplorable conditions in prisons and jails.
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Decarcerating America: New Book Offers 3 Tiers of Health Solutions to Mass Incarceration

A new book titled Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health written by epidemiologist Ernest Drucker goes on sale on February 20. This book examines the problems of mass incarceration in America and proffers three tiers of solutions to curbing the phenomenon. It addresses this problem from a public health perspective. Author of A Plague of Read More…

Going to prison does not make you less of a person. But it does make it systematically, intentionally, institutionally much harder to be treated like one.
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New Jersey Prisons Lift Ban on “The New Jim Crow” Book For Inmates

The ban earlier placed on Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness has been lifted in New Jersey. This was in response to pressures mounted by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The book is a New York Times bestseller that focuses on the problems of mass incarceration.   Read More…

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Report Suggests American Prisoners Read These 5 Books the Most

Being locked behind bars is far from an interesting and soul lifting adventure. It takes a lot of emotional intelligence and perseverance to leave prison as a better person after serving sentence. Reading is one of the few effective ways inmate use to seek solace and develop mentally and emotionally. It is a popular believes Read More…

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Allen County Jail Prisoners & Their Loved Ones Using Tablets for Communication

Allen County Jail inmates have been using secure computer tablets for communication and other activities, the sheriff’s department announced Friday. The jail currently has more than 700 inmates with tablets assigned to them. Each inmate receives a tablet upon intake to the jail, with some exceptions made. A statement from the sheriff’s department said: “All of Read More…

Reading Together: GTL now offers a prison book service for inmates and their loved ones called JPlay.
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Free Prison Book Service, JPlay Helps Prisoners Escape & Connect with Loved Ones

Recently, PRWeb reported on an announcement made by IMT Globalet LLC. It announced the release of its new JPlay, a free prison book service. This company is known to inmates and prison loved ones as simply Global Tel Link or GTL for short. JPlay Prison Ebook Service: About Global Tel Link AKA GTL Global Tel Link is an inmate calling Read More…

The Martin Sheen production Hard Evidence: O.J. Is Innocent reveals O.J. son, Jason Simpson, as the true killer of Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ron Goldman.
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Famous Prisoners: O.J. Is Innocent and I Can Prove It

Famous Prisoners Series – Who really murdered Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ronald Goldman on the fateful night of June 12, 1994? Well, according to ex-LAPD cop and old friend of O.J. Simpson, Ron Shipp, The Juice is the true killer. But, according to Texas private investigator, William C. Dear: “O.J. Is Innocent and I Can Prove Read More…