Three Differences Between Federal and State Prisons

Your husband has been convicted and is being sent to a federal prison. While federal and state prisons share some similarities, there are three primary differences between state and federal incarceration.

  1. Housing jurisdiction.
  • • The federal prison system is nationwide, which means your husband could end up in a prison clear across the country.
  • • A state prison typically has to keep the inmates
Inmate & Family Issues

Relationships with an Inmate during Long-Term Incarceration – From a year, to a year and a dark day – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the mind of an Inmate during his or her original arrest, the booking and the first week in jail – a time of pure hell. Part 2 dwelled on the Inmate’s first couple of months and his relationship with a close friend or lover, a period of transition. In Part 3, the final installment in this series, we will deal with the period in which most relationships completely fall apart. Those who remain together, however, can create an unbreakable bond that they never knew existed. Read more