The U.S. prison system has put Marty Gottesfeld in one of their modern-day dungeons and cut off his email. But this whistleblower is a fierce fighter for his rights and one day he’ll be doing the same for others.
Tag: prison reform
Craig Murray: Your Man in Saughton Jail Part 2
Think of every sensible thing you think you know about prison. Think of education, training, rehabilitation. It is all completely ignored by the Scottish Prison Service.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Perverted Prison Justice
Here’s an example of how the prison rape-elimination law gets violated; and not by other prisoners.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Leave Prisoners in Home Confinement
Covid’s not over, but the DOJ is still pushing to lock non-violent offenders back up.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: One Thing Trump Got Right
The former president pushed for passage of — and then signed into law — a measure that lifted a 26-year ban on giving prisoners federal education aid.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Corizon Health’s Sick Treatment of Prisoners
A friend recently served time and the worst part of his sentence was being subjected to the country’s largest for-profit provider of prison “medical care.”
Chris Hedges: My Student Comes Home from Prison
In 1990, Lawrence Bell was 14, orphaned & living in an abandoned house when three Camden cops pressured him to sign a confession of murder. Sunday, thanks to the dogged work of his laywer, he was freed, writes Chris Hedges.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: ‘Tough Luck’ for US Prisoners During COVID-19
Prison wardens and the federal Bureau of Prisons almost never use their compassionate release authorities, even though Congress recently made it easier for them to do so.