The U.S. Federal Prison System

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SAGE, Jul 19, 2002 - Law - 375 pages

Despite the fact that 160,000 people are locked up in our federal correctional facilities, practical information about the federal prison system remains difficult to locate. While some information may be found scattered on the Internet, in directions given at court, or through shared personal experience, there is no single source available that is a collection of all available information. The U.S. Federal Prison System is the first comprehensive reference work that includes official prison policies, first-person accounts from prisoners, and information about each federal facility.

The book is organized into two parts. Part I is an introduction to federal prison facilities, including key statistics and "views from inside" provided by inmates of federal prisons. Part II is a look at the Federal Bureau of Prisons policies on various matters such as discipline, education, visits, and religious practices. The book also contains valuable Appendices that give a thorough listing and description of all Federal prison facilities, as well as the services and charities available to prisoners and their families. With the publication of this book there will finally be an up-to-date, comprehensive reference on the

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Kevin Freeman is a military brat and has been in and out of the comics industry for more than fifteen years as a fan, retailer, editor, and writer. Kevin has written numerous pieces for Wizards of the Coast, and has written comics stories for Shrek, Richie Rich, GlobWorld, and the UFO Anthology. His magnum opus is the twice-weekly webcomic SubCulture, which debuted in 2007 as a four-issue comic series and has been updated on the web continuously since February 2008. It came to an end in October 2012 after 501 strips. He also was the editor for the now-defunct Comics Now! magazine.

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