jails

Charles Howe
Howe describes his experience posing as/working as part of this investigation as guard at San Quentin.
Charles Howe
Howe describes conditions for the 655 women in prison at the California Institute for Women near Chino, the state's only women's facility.
Charles Howe
An overview of the California prison system, which, at the time was the world's 3rd largest after China and the Soviet Union.
Athelia Knight
Judges and corrections officials disagree on the severity of the drug problem at Lorton in the conclusion to the prison series.
Athelia Knight
The third article in the Lorton series examines the double lives and dangerous competition between the shuttle bus drivers to the prison.
Athelia Knight
The second in the series of articles on drug smuggling into Lorton Reformatory.
Athelia Knight
The first in a four-part series on how drugs were smuggled in to Lorton Reformatory
Ben H. Bagdikian
The third article in the Shame of Prisons series examines the conditions of jails for those who can't post bail and the bureaucracy of designing, running, and building prisons.
Six Days in State Prison Through The Eyes of a 'Murderer'
Ben H. Bagdikian
Bagdikian goes undercover as an inmate in central Pennsylvania for six days, after three months of reporting on the prison system from the "outside."
Ben H. Bagdikian
The first article in the Shame of Prisons series is an overview if the major challenges and shortcomings of the American corrections system.
Ben H. Bagdikian
Ben H. Bagdikian's personal assessment of DC's corrections department, written at the conclusion of his series on the subject.
Ben H. Bagdikian
Looks at the then growing number of civil suits against prison administrators, and the conditions allegedly causing them.
Leon Dash
An article outlining and examining the effectiveness of various rehabilitation methods for prisoners in the District of Columbia corrections system, with a focus on halfway houses.
Ben H. Bagdikian
An article about the conditions of the juvenile prison system in the US, focusing on different theories of reform.
Ben H. Bagdikian
An article focusing on the condition of American Women's prisons and reformatories. The article covers the subject more generally than the headline and lede would suggest.
Poor Jails Cause Crowding in Prisons
Pierre Salinger
In a supplementary article to the California County Jails Expose series, Salinger reports on top American penologist Richard McGee's possible solutions to the poor conditions and overcrowding of California's county jails.
Reporter 'Does Time' at Bakersfield, Again Finds Bad Food, Overcrowding
Pierre Salinger
In the sixth installment to the California Jails Expose series, San Francisco Chronicle reporter Pierre Salinger describes his first day and night at the second jail he gained access to: Kern County Jail at Bakersfield.
Pierre Salinger
In the fifth installment to the California Jails Expose series, Salinger describes instances of extortion that are commonplace in California's County jails.
Pierre Salinger
In the fourth installment to the California Jails Expose series, Salinger profiles Al, a young inmate he meets at San Joaquin County jail.
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