Federal Prisoners in Canada Have Limited Access to Libraries Due To Funding Cuts

By Christopher Zoukis A number of federal prisons in Canada are cutting library hours and library staff, limiting access to books, making it harder to improve literary skills to prepare for reintegration to society. Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers told CBC News, “Access to books is really important, and what we…

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Arkansas Jail Finally Begins Serving Hot Meals

By Christopher Zoukis Arkansas’ Benton County Jail has, for years, served its prisoners three cold meals a day.  It has been doing so despite several lawsuits, and renewed requests that it serve hot meals, from the community.  The jail had no plans to serve its prisoners hot food, especially since…

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