15 Jan 2014

JEFFERY RICE (39503007)

Jeffrey Rice Fed#39503-007 United States Penitentiary Tucson P.O. Box 24550 Tucson AZ 85734 Hello ladies my names is Jeffrey. I’m looking for a female friend that doesn’t mind corresponding with me. I’m looking for a woman that’s funny, down to earth and dosent play mind games, understanding and honest. Size

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15 Jan 2014

Juvenile Injustice

Step by step, the Supreme Court has been trying to reshape the way the American criminal justice system deals with those under the age of 18. In Miller v. Alabama this June, it ruled that a mandatory life sentence without parole for a juvenile is cruel and unusual punishment, even

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15 Jan 2014

Florida woman wins new trial

No one was injured in the shooting but because Alexander fired a gun in the incident, Florida’s mandatory-minimum sentencing guidelines required the judge to sentence her to 20 years in prison. The case of Alexander, who is black, drew criticism from civil rights groups concerned about self-defense laws and mandatory

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15 Jan 2014

Transcendental Meditation in prison: freedom behind bars

“TM should be the first mental health program prison systems offer: The way your brain is working when you get to prison needs to be brought into balance before any mental health programs can be effective. And TM does just that.”

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15 Jan 2014

The percentage of African-Americans in prison

One hundred and fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation, the progress made by African-Americans is undeniable–which is why statistics about incarceration in the black community can be so shocking. In 2011 there were more African-Americans in prison or “under the watch” of the justice system than were enslaved in the

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15 Jan 2014

Strong Prison Wives

At Strong Prison Wives we will encourage and empower all women that share in our journey. We welcome not just wives, but fiances, girlfriends, mothers, sisters and more. We will have updates almost daily with new blogs, articles, photos and more. Please register to become a member and find on

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15 Jan 2014

Unfair Phone Charges for Inmates

The Federal Communications Commission ended a grave injustice last fall when it prohibited price-gouging by the private companies that provide interstate telephone service for prison and jail inmates. Thanks to the F.C.C. order, which takes effect next month, poor families no longer have to choose between paying for basic essentials

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15 Jan 2014

Number of Life Terms Hits Record

More prisoners today are serving life terms than ever before — 140,610 out of 2.3 million inmates being held in jails and prisons across the country — under tough mandatory minimum-sentencing laws and the declining use of parole for eligible convicts, according to a report released Wednesday by the Sentencing

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15 Jan 2014

Should conjugal visits be allowed

Mississippi plans to end the practice of allowing conjugal visits for prison inmates; state is one of only five in the nation that still allow inmates and spouses to spend an hour alone together; prison spouses are protesting the policy change.

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