Inmates Carving Turkeys For Thanksgiving Charity DinnerState prison officials are putting knives into the hands of inmates at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Prisoners Could Soon Be Eligible For Financial Aid To Take College Courses Behind BarsSome federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.
Judge: Va. Death Row Procedures Unconstitutional A federal judge has ruled that Virginia cannot automatically hold prisoners convicted of capital murder on "death row," where the harsh conditions and solitary confinement amount to an unconstitutional denial of due process.
Horses Inspire New Lives for Md. OffendersNelly Madden spoke softly as he ran his hands over the glossy hide of retired thoroughbred Liang's Dancer at Second Chances Farm.
Following Release Of Palestinian Prisoners, US Resumes Israeli Peace TalksThe U.S. on Sunday announced the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks following years of stalemate, after Israel's Cabinet agreed to release 104 Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks.
Jail Helps Inmates Vote, A Rarity Nationwide There's one polling place in Washington where all the voters are dressed alike. And when they finish casting their ballots, they head back to their cell block, not to work.

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