A brief fight between two inmates and two Louisiana State Penitentiary guards spilled over into an ongoing prison strike Wednesday.
The federal prison system currently houses more than 180,000 individuals. Each year, about 40,000 of those individuals are released back into their communities, and within three years, about half of them are re-arrested.
LeslieAnn Manning says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow inmate, and claimed she warned prison staff she was vulnerable to attack.
Will the cameras be there when Miller is released?
The man was put in a single-person cell despite deputies being told he had been purposefully and repeatedly hitting his head on a concrete floor.
The clerk slipped Mill a note in November asking him to pay for her son's college tuition.
Several protests demanding pay for inmate labor and denouncing "inhumane" conditions have been planned at prisons and Florida Department of Corrections offices in Tallahassee and Miami.
In addition to books, the new directive places limits on everything inmates can receive, from fresh produce and clothing to toiletry items and cosmetics.
A transgender woman is seeking to be transferred to a female prison after enduring physical and sexual harassment at male prisons, she alleges.
Inmates make up roughly a third of the force that fights wildfires in California.
Prisoners are barred from reading more than 10,000 books.
The results are surprising because Trump and his administration have repeatedly called for more “law and order” and moved to lengthen prison sentences.
Guards think the Bible could contain secret codes that would help El Chapo escape from jail.
The judge gave Mill a minimum of two years.
Shari Webber-Dunn, an inmate serving a murder charge in Kansas, said her First Amendment rights were violated by "Christian propaganda" posted in the prison.
The U.S. has imprisoned record numbers of people, even as the crime rate dropped. Barack Obama made moves to change this, but Sessions is about to undo his work.
More than 200,000 people are serving some form of life sentence in the U.S.
Ledelle Lee and Kenneth Williams received communion, while Marcel Williams and Jack Jones had more elaborate requests.