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August 2014

The Prisonworld Radio Hour Sizzles with This Week’s HOT TOPICS

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Sizzles with This Week’s HOT TOPICS

What in the world is going on the headlines? That’s exactly what co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Tripeltt are talking about…HOT TOPICS! There are a plethora of things happening in the news currently but even moreso in the world of prisons. Check out this sizzling episode as Jenny and Rufus hit on a few of the most talked about headlines.

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#Prisonworld View – The First Amendment – What Does it Really Mean for Inmates?

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Do inmates have the same First Amendment rights as everybody else?
The United States Supreme Court has said that “prison walls do not form a barrier separating prison inmates from the protections of the Constitution.” Nevertheless, inmates’ First Amendment rights are less extensive than other citizens’ and their rights can be limited due to security or other penological concerns. Because of the particular challenges administrators face running prisons, the Supreme Court has acknowledged there is a compelling government interest which warrants limiting prisoners’ rights. Courts have been deferential to prison officials’ assessments of security threats, and sensitive to their related regulatory decisions, even if such decisions impact inmates’ First Amendment rights.

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Solitary Confinement Explored by @DanbHarris of ABC News [VIDEO]

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Solitary Confinement Explored by @DanbHarris of ABC News – Recently ABC News aired a segment regarding solitary confinement explored by investigative reporter Dan Harris. Harris spent 48 hours in a cell where inmates would be placed for days and even months with only themselves and basic needs for living. Several organizations as well as prison reform activists consider these conditions to be unconstitutional as well inhumane. Check out the video detailing his environment and the conditions and situations that he experienced during his limited time in the solitary cell.

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Gets Active with Rashad Robinson of Color of Change

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As co-hosts Jenny and Rufus Triplett make their way back onto the airwaves after a long hiatus, they are cleaning out the archived interviews. One interview in particular, that was conducted over a year ago with Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of the activist organization Color of Change, is timely.

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour chats with Ohio State Penitentiary Death Row Inmate

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour chats with Ohio State Penitentiary Death Row Inmate

If you are not familiar with the prison riot that happened at Lucasville Prison in 1993 that caused five already incarcerated inmates to be wrongly convicted of more charges, including murder and sent to death row – CLICK HERE for more information.

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