In prison, a woman holds on to motherhood

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 | Comments Off on In prison, a woman holds on to motherhood

Here in New York State, a woman who gives birth while serving time has the chance to stay with her baby in a prison nursery, for up to one...

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Where babies stay in prison

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 | Comments Off on Where babies stay in prison

The number of women in American prisons has gone up 800 percent over the last thirty years, according to the Federal Bureau of Justice....

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Female staff most likely to sexually offend in youth detention centers

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Female staff most likely to sexually offend in youth detention centers

Today the Department of Justice released the results of a survey revealing that almost ten percent of youth in juvenile correctional...

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William Fine, who inspired NY’s tough Rockefeller drug laws, dies

Posted by on May 20, 2013 | 3 comments

William M. Fine passed away last week at the age of 86. He was a magazine publisher, and advised the State Department on relationships with...

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Are Drug Courts the answer?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 | 9 comments

This week we air a series about how society is experimenting with alternatives to long-term incarceration for drug-related crimes. In the...

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A bird’s eye view of our prisons

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 | Comments Off on A bird’s eye view of our prisons

One of the stories we’re interested in telling during the Prison Time Media Project is about the rise of prison towns, and the massive...

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Support for the Prison Time Media Project is provided by the Prospect Hill Foundation, the David Rockefeller Fund, the NY Council for the Humanities and by numerous individual donors via Kickstarter. Special assistance provided by the Adirondack Community Trust.

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