Tag Archives: California State Prisons

The Economist: ‘America’s Elderly Prisoner Boom’

“ Source:The Economist– growing old in a California prison. Thanks to ultra-long sentences, America’s 2.3m prisoners are getting older. Under the ‘Gold coats’ programme in California, younger inmates look after elderly ones… From The Economist A couple of things hit me … Continue reading

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Prison Documentaries: Inside Pelican Bay State Prison

This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeSate Now Plus Pelican Bay State Prison houses some of the worst criminals in California. Which means some of the worst in the United States as well when you have cities like Los … Continue reading

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CDC’s Worst Nightmare: Inside SuperMax

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat For me at least it is not a question of whether we need super max prisons or not. The answer is obvious of course we do with all the violent inmates … Continue reading

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Prison Reform Movement: Blog: Rina Palta: ACLU: Counties Opting For Incarceration, Not Rehabilitation

This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress, March, 2012 Prison Reform Movement: Blog: Rina Palta: Counties Opting For Incarceration, Not Rehabilitation California has so many people in their corrections system as far as inmates. And so many inmates … Continue reading

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MSNBC: Lockup- Corcoran State Prison

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState Now Plus This is about the gladiator fights that went on at Corcoran State Prison in the California in the early and mid 1990s. That were run by Corcoran guards and set … Continue reading

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