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.
Death by suicide is an issue in U.S. prisons and especially so in Massachusetts.
These migrants lack access to the most basic legal services, a new report finds.
One guard was killed, while eight prisoners have been caught—two surrendered and six were killed.
New FCC regulations only apply to interstate calls, and private firms are boosting the cost of local calls to make up for lost revenue.
A startling number of convicted criminals have a history of traumatic brain injury—but neither they nor their doctors nor law enforcement knows it.