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Prison life has an interesting effect on people's psyches that you will see while in prison, and also after they're released. This article explores some of those effects. more
“It’s going to help but it’s going to have a minor impact. This is not the solution to the crisis. This is a temporary Band-aid." By John Haughey | The Center Square During their 2021 … more
By Laura Cassels, Florida Phoenix Following recent warnings that Florida’s prison system is in crisis due to understaffing, the state Senate voted Wednesday to pull back from its proposed … more
By John Haughey, The Center Square Lawmakers want to close at least one of Florida’s 50 prisons but Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Mark Inch is warning consolidation and budget cuts … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square With a pandemic induced backlog of 31,000 pending felony cases idling in Florida courts, the state's prison population has declined by 7,000 inmates since July, … more
As of Tuesday’s noon update, the Florida Department of Corrections reported 16,599 positive results from 82,788 tests administered to inmates since the pandemic began, a positivity rate just shy of … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square More than 14,560 of Florida's 87,700 prison inmates and 2,219 of 24,000 corrections staff have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Florida … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida’s corrections system has not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 5,000 inmates and 1,300 staff members testing positive for the … more
By Rachel Lopez, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University Prison officials are bracing for a silver tsunami that will flood correctional facilities with elderly and often vulnerable … more
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