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A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Vendors Push For Prison Health Care Privatization

Private companies are lining up to grab a piece of the action of the nearly $1 billion health care system for Texas prison inmates.

05/01/2011

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Court Limits Inmate Lawsuits Over Religious Rights

The court ruled in a suit filed by Texas prison inmate Harvey Sossamon, who complained that he was denied the chance to participate in Christian worship services.

04/20/2011

An inmate works in a prison computer laboratory. (credit: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Plano Senator: Online Prison Classes Could Save $$

As part of a plan to cuts costs for the state, a North Texas lawmaker is suggesting giving some Texas prison inmates access to the internet.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2011

Sybil's Stuff: Jail Mail

RAGE got another letter from our friend in lock-up. This time, Crazy Matt teaches us prison slang and gives us a recipe for hooch. Slam the link.

10/20/2010

FiFi? Prison Condoms?

There is a San Francisco jail welcoming condom dispensers for it’s inmates. And a guy calls in to drop a FiFi knowledge bomb on us?

09/09/2010

Jail Lieutenant Fired For Recording Showering Inmates

A veteran Dallas County Sheriff’s Lieutenant is out of a job after an investigation revealed he was filming female inmates in the shower. 

07/20/2010

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