New Florida prison policy to stop contraband: ‘Inmates will not be placed in’ their home county – Another WRONG Move! – kra

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ridiculous. The motive is profit, pure and simple, The guards will continue to be the overwhelmingly major source of contraband, while this policy makes life more miserable for inmates and their loved ones. All studies show that inmates with frequent in person visits commit fewer crimes when released! Excerpts from the Article: A new policy to stop contraband from getting into Florida prisons has inmates and their families upset. And some...

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A Banned Magazine Is Trying to Take Florida Prison System to the Supreme Court – God Bless PLN!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues | Comments

This is how bad it is. Prison “law libraries” are a total joke, do more harm than good. READ   Prison “law libraries”: They are a disaster! DISASTER Praying for my friends at PLN. They do a tremendous job. With the ever increasing litigation due to prison abuse, and more attention finally being paid to the rampant abuses in our prisons, prison officials are desperate to protect their lying abusing asses! READ Culture of Cover Up...

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He Worked Undercover in a For-Profit Prison and It Got Ugly When Shane Bauer went to work for a private, for-profit prison in Louisiana, he expected to find bad conditions, but he was utterly unprepared for just how awful it was.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

That’s right. It is hard to believe unless you have seen it. My fervent prayer: “Dear Lord, please bestow upon me $5 for every article I have read about prison abuse, and for each person who has called me about it.”  I’m going to be wealthy!   Excerpts from the Article:   Here is the most mind-boggling revelation in Shane Bauer’s new book American Prison: In the 19th century, when leasing Southern convicts to...

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As more immigrants wear monitors, effectiveness is disputed – Just More Money for Wealthy Investors – kra

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Prison Abuse | Comments

With all of the criticism about the many drawbacks of private prisons, those companies – CoreCivic and GEO being the biggest – are turning to other ways to make money. Here we see them making millions of dollars with an ineffective contraption. What this article does not mention, and what most people don’ know,  is a subject I have given talks on: ICE “detention centers” run by these  companies – are prisons...

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When Forensic Evidence Goes Bad A whole cottage industry has been built around hair, blood, and bite-mark analyses—but what happens when it puts the wrong people in jail?

Posted by on Sep 9, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues | Comments

I have written several articles about this very problem. The “experts” in these cases are among the 29 people who benefit financially when one person is arrested, and because nobody – judge, prosecutor – has time to do things properly because of our “war on drugs”*, they are the cause of considerable injustice. *READ How the “War on Drugs” has Destroyed Justice! How the “War on Drugs”...

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U.S. is denying passports to Americans along the border, throwing their citizenship into question

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues | Comments

How many asinine tRump administration policies are unfair and/or absurd? Too many to count. Here is one of the latest.   Excerpts from the Article:   On paper, he’s a devoted U.S. citizen. His official American birth certificate shows he was delivered by a midwife in Brownsville, at the southern tip of Texas. He spent his life wearing American uniforms: three years as a private in the Army, then as a cadet in the Border Patrol and now...

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