MARIN COUNTY (KCBS)— One of the toughest prisons in the United States is showcasing talent that shines new light on the plays of Shakespeare. Behind the walls of Marin County’s San Quentin Prison, inmate actors perform ‘Macbeth’ under the direction of the… 286 more words
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Is Charging Inmates to Stay in Prison Smart Policy?
VOX points out several issues which emerge with these policies. 212 more words
SAN QUENTIN (CBS SF) — San Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells. 73 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Charges have been made against the three inmates who escaped from a New Richmond, Wis. correctional facility earlier this month.
Jesse Jamal Fairley, 26, Kyle John Peterson, 19, and Andre Lee Vance, 21, have each been charged with one count of escaping criminal arrest. 72 more words
LAHORE: Three convicted prisoners were executed in separate jails of Pakistan’s Punjab province early Saturday morning, media reports said.
Rashid Muneer, a convicted killer, was sent to gallows in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail at this daybreak. 143 more words