U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers recently announced major progress for efforts to bring a new maximum-security federal prison to Letcher County, one of the many Eastern Kentucky counties hard hit by the declining coal industry.

Published in Prison Legal News
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 21:35

Equine Therapy: Prison Inmate Programs



equine therapy in prisons


By Claire Dorotik, LMFT

While there may be some people who believe that inmates cannot, or should not be rehabilitated, returning them back to civilian life in a productive way is actually the original purpose of our prisons.

Published in Prisoner Support

By The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge is calling a halt to new legal actions by a prison inmate who has filed more than 5,000 lawsuits and targeted the famous, the infamous and even the long-dead.

Under an order issued Oct. 18 by U.S. District Judge Karl F. Forester, the Bureau of Prisons can review and reject any legal mail sent by Jonathan Lee Riches, an inmate at the federal prison in Lexington.

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