As someone who regularly writes for publications from prison, I’m often asked what the legal parameters of such conduct are. Typically, this discussion starts with a prisoner’s family member contacting me, and expressing that they have been told that their incarcerated loved one is not allowed to publish any articles, blog posts, or books because…

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From within the belly of the beast, federal prisoners are largely cut off from the outside world. While some subscribe to mainstream publications and newspapers, prisoners are increasingly coming to rely on Corrlinks.com news services which deliver news articles via TRULINCS computers in their housing units. Each day they can login to their TRULINCS account…

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In an effort to resolve some of the confusion experienced by prisoners’ families and friends when attempting to email with them, this article presents the central components of the external Corrlinks.com interface and, as such, acts as a primer to its usage on how to email an inmate. Inmates confined within the Federal Bureau of…

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We at PrisonEducation.com are proud to announce a new service specifically for prisoners who have access to the Corrlinks.com/TRULINCS email service.  This is the combined PrisonEducation.com and PrisonLawBlog.com free electronic news update service. Prisoners, by and large, are cut off from the news of the world.  But more importantly than regular news, they are cut…

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In an effort to help stifle the staggering disconnect of prisoners from the world outside of prison walls, PrisonLawBlog.com and PrisonEducation.com are entering into a partnership to help alleviate this disconnect.  The vehicle for this alleviation is a free news service for prisoners, which is provided through the Corrlinks.com/TRULINCS email system. Prisoners, who have access…

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