BOP: What is a Supermax Federal Prison?
Posted 3/12/2014 by Mark Miclette
Your boyfriend was convicted of a federal offense and sent to prison. Now he has called and said they may be sending him to a Supermax facility. These federal prisons are the highest security prisons in the BOP system.
Inmates sent to Supermax are...
What Does it Mean to Register as a Felon?
Posted 1/2/2014 by Mark Miclette
If you are a convicted felon, some states require you to register with law enforcement if you visit or move to their state. The scary part is that there are no signs when you cross the state line letting you know these laws exist. If you happen to be...
Can I Visit My Loved One In Jail If I Am On Probation?
Posted 11/24/2013 by Mark Miclette
The first step to visiting someone in jail or prison while you are on probation is to discuss it with your probation officer. If you are on felony probation, you were probably told that you are not allowed to associate with any known felons. Obviousl...
What’s On The Menu In Prison?
Posted 8/17/2013 by Mark Miclette
Hollywood has done an admirable job of portraying prison food as some murky looking slop that contains mystery meat served with a slice of one week old bread. Most of us now believe that what is served in the prisons across the country is wholly ined...