The interrogations of employees and inmates
on the subject of abuse focused on beatings rather than sexual abuse.
In state prisons, 41 percent of first offenders have used drugs regularly, compared to 63 percent of inmates
with two prior convictions, and 81 percent of those with five or more.
This prison houses approximately 800 inmates
but will be increased to over 1000 within one year.
The purpose of this article is to discuss the need for vocational rehabilitation services for prison inmates
. This will be accomplished through an identification of the scope of the problem, the role of prison facilities in the rehabilitation process, including academic and vocational training, and collaboration between rehabilitation and the correctional system, with a focus on transition.
Newton, a medium-security institution with about 900 inmates
, has been sponsoring a controversial evangelical Christian indoctrination program called the InnerChange Freedom Initiative since 1999.
* are released later in their sentences than other inmates
For AU's legal team, Pratt's meticulous 140-page ruling capped more than three years of hard work, including extensive research and on-site visits with inmates
and their families in Newton.
He reported that during December he had consensual, unprotected, receptive anal intercourse with 2 male inmates
at the correctional facility; both of these inmates
had chronic HIV infection.
The dental assistant training gives the inmates
the opportunity to remain busy and productive while in prison and potentially to receive time off their sentence.
. Effective supervision requires that staff regularly interact with inmates
(7) Other states, such as Indiana, make use of determinate sentences where inmates
know that if they do not commit any transgressions while incarcerated, they will be released after serving 50 percent of their original sentences.
In addition to footage of beatings and stun gun use, the videotape included scenes of guards encouraging dogs to bite inmates
31, 2001, 2 percent of state prison inmates
and 1.2 percent of federal prison inmates
were known to be infected with HIV, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
In 1965, Congress passed the Higher Education Act, allowing inmates
access to tuition assistance.
First, some prison employees have expressed their belief even though it may be unfounded, that inmates
often use food as a way to make them feel special.