Perhaps one of the most tragic elements of the prisons that we build for ourselves is that they seem to be eternal and that there is no way out of them. 628 more words
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From earlier this week and via the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Drone allegedly used in attempt to smuggle drugs into Melbourne prison. Click through for the 2-minute story (care of Channel 7 News) or the radio update from the ABC PM program. 196 more words
LANSING (WWJ) – The company that runs the kitchens in Michigan prisons is taking some heat and racking up hefty fines.
Food service giant Aramark Correctional Services has been fined $98,000 for various violations — including inappropriate contact between employees and inmates. 167 more words
Baroness Gardner of Parkes asked Her Majesty’s Government how many offenders received multiple cautions in the past year; and what plans they have to review the guidance to the police on the use of cautions for serious crimes. 101 more words
You’ve probably encountered the Stanford Prison Experiment in your psychology textbook, or perhaps heard about it in some other conversation. Ostensibly a study of the influence of power and authority on human behavior, the experiment (so the story goes) had to be closed down because it was all too successful. 756 more words