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Prison Issues

Educational program expanded for Arizona's inmates

The Arizona Department of Corrections began doing something in November it hasn't done in years - it began offering recently released inmates classes on such things as substance abuse, developing job skills, following a budget.

January 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Talk will explore AZ's much-criticized prison system

Talk will explore AZ's much-criticized prison system

Frederick C. Neidhardt

August 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Talk will explore AZ's much-criticized prison system

Talk will explore AZ's much-criticized prison system

In April of this year Amnesty International issued a scathing indictment of the Arizona prison system, stating that some inmates are being housed under conditions constituting "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment in violation of international law."

August 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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