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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