Excellent Interview Video on Solitary from WGBH

By BitcoDavid The following video comes from Boston’s WGBH TV. The video presents a number of interesting facts regarding solitary confinement, including that it’s expensive, and poses a public safety threat. We know it’s torture, and we know that it destroys minds and crushes souls – but many argue that prisoners deserve no better. Well, […]

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Death in Custody: a PDF From the DOJ

By BitcoDavid Below is a report from the Department of Justice, listing the number of deaths among prisoners in custody for the period from 2001 to 2007. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is […]

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First Digest Post of Summer – June 2nd

By BitcoDavid I promised Moorbey I’d reblog this petition, so here it belatedly is. Reblogged from Moorbey’z Blog: Dear Friends and Supporters: One month ago I made a request for compassionate release which was honored by the warden at Carswell Federal Medical Center. Today the papers are still on a desk in Washington, D.C. even […]

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May 2013 at DeafInPrison.com

By BitcoDavid BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related […]

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LockUp / X’ed Out: A Video Documentary

By BitcoDavid This video was originally aired on MSNBC, but I found it on BGTV. I can’t caption it, because it’s 45 minutes long, but it’s a YouTube embed, so you can use their automated CC button if you need captioning. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was […]

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Amazing ASL Video Informs About Domestic Abuse

By BitcoDavid This video, originally posted to YouTube by DeafHope, was featured on Bellamie Harvard’s The Broken Phoenix Blog. Not only is the message powerful and enlightening – but the Sign is beautiful. Maybe someday, I’ll be able to sign this well. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he […]

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April at DeafInPrison.com

By BitcoDavid BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related […]

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Embed: DOJ’s 71ppg PDF on Serial Murder

By BitcoDavid   Several years ago, I did a paper on the differences between the 3 major types of mass murderers. Serial Killers, Spree Killers and Thrill Killers. The terms are not interchangeable – the three types have succinctly different motivations, methodologies and pathologies. Research for that piece came from the DSM-IV, and from the […]

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CCA and Others Use Politics as Strategy

By BitcoDavid In January of last year, the Sentencing Project released a 25 page report entitled, Too Good to be True – Private Prisons in America, by Cody Mason. In the first decade of this century, the number of state inmates in private prisons increased by 80%, but the number of Federal inmates, saw gains […]

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