PA Prison Report- February 17, 2013

In this edition: Retaliation and racial harassment against prisoners at SCI's Greene and Albion, Allegheny County Jail is sued for the death of a prisoner in 2012 , and more...

Victory! Paul Rogers released to general population after 12 years of solitary confinement

Paul Rogers has been released into the general population at State Correctional Institution (SCI) Smithfield after spending 12 years in solitary confinement. His release comes after a letter writing and phone call campaign by family and supporters, including the Human Rights Coalition.   read more..

PA Prison Report - January 30, 2012

In this edition: Fair phone rates action alert, Prisoner kept 12 years in solitary confinement on verge of release, Study on crimininalization of pregnancy, and more...

PA Prison Report - January 16, 2012

 In this Edition: PA DOC announces closing of two state prisons, Four guards on trial for abusing prisoners at SCI Pittsburgh, Carrington Keys stands up in court, and more...

PA Prison Report - December 19, 2012

 
In this edition: Philadelphia sued for second time over overcrowding in prisons; New York Civil Liberties Union challenges the state's use of solitary confinement; S. Muhammad Hyland on personal experiences in solitary, and more...
 

PA Prison Report November 28, 2012

In this edition: Medical neglect at SCI Cresson, DecarceratePA action to halt prison expansion, FCC proposes prison phone regulations, and more...