By Christopher Zoukis A disturbance at Alaska’s Lemon Creek Correctional Center left a housing unit uninhabitable after prisoners and guards clashed over the prison’s excessive telephone rates, a “smartmouth” guard’s comments on the subject, and other issues. According to prisoners formerly housed in the dorm, on October 9, 2015, between 9 and 10 p.m., prisoner…

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By Christopher Zoukis There’s a storm brewing in the prison-industrial complex. It’s been simmering for decades, but a lawsuit was recently launched by inmates and families in Virginia against Global Tel*Link (GTL) sees it set to boil over, as inmates and their families have grown tired of paying the price for the wages of a…

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By Christopher Zoukis Prison Legal News is engaging in an investigation concerning deceptive practices by prison phone companies. We at the Prison Law Blog encourage you to submit documentation to Prison Legal News if you have been a victim of such practices. The Prison Legal News notice is as follows: HRDC and PLN are gathering…

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