Federal Prison

true crime

How Men in Prison Reacted to Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

"The hypocrisy in this country, and in our leaders, is astounding."
Seth Ferranti
10.17.18
true crime

What Life Is Really Like at Martin Shkreli's New Prison Home

"Shkreli needs to realise that serving time in federal prison comes with discomfort."
Seth Ferranti
5.1.18
Life Inside

When Your 18th Birthday Gift Is a Transfer to Adult Prison

They looked confused when they saw a baby-faced kid walk down the aisle in shackles and an orange jumpsuit.
Nick Ward
12.8.17
America Incarcerated

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.
Justin Glawe
9.30.15
America Incarcerated

Even White-Collar Criminals Can Get Screwed Over by the Prison System

A man I once knew in prison got out but was unable to return to anything resembling a normal life thanks to aggressive parole restrictions.
Michael Santos
9.29.15
America Incarcerated

How One Man from the St. Louis Projects Got Out of Prison and Went Back Again

Larry walked out of Missouri state prison with some money and a job, but like most former inmates, he got dragged back in.
Michael Santos
9.25.15
America Incarcerated

My Struggle to Work as a Journalist Inside Prison

It was common practice for the Email Police, as we called them, to reject my incoming and outgoing messages. I once had all of my emails rejected for 72 hours straight – emails that said things like, "I love you mum," and "I'm going outside for a walk."
Robert Rosso
9.24.15
Photo

Photos of Christmas Decorations in Depressing Places

Whether it's at the DMV, a cemetery or a building where children go to be treated for cancer, everyone seems keen to spread a little festive cheer.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.12.14
The Drugs Issue

I'm Busted

In the netherworld of corruption and violence, convicts live for drama.
Seth Ferranti
12.1.05