NY Mag on the fallout of false testimony that sends an innocent parent to jail.
David Arenberg on being the only Jewish inmate in a state prison.
Inmates and their families pay much higher rates for phone calls than average consumers. Most of this is due to kickbacks received by the prison system from providers. This has led to a marked increase in the use of contraband cell phones. Government recently commissioned the GAO to explore lower cost alternatives.
David Grann of the New Yorker writes about the power of the Aryan Brotherhood inside America's federal prisons.
Prisoners in Brazil's prisons formed their own rules for governance, setting up a system much more effective than the government.
After she retired, Lynn Zwerling decided to teach knitting to prisoners. The program has seen some success.
Dimorio McDowell had a lot of time on his hands in prison. So, he decided to start up his own retail fraud and ID theft ring, defrauding his victims of almost $1 million before investigators caught up to him.
Burl Cain, the warden of Angola, Louisiana's largest prison, uses religion to control and subdue the prison population.
Indian prison authorities in Hyderabad have opened up a call centre inside the jail with hopes of servicing customers from the UK.
Meet the new form of prison currency: Honey buns.