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  1. Inmates From Maximum-Security Prison Defeat Harvard Debate TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    In a debate between Harvard College students and those from any other college, some might guess that the Harvard students would win. And if the other side was a group of inmates at a maximum-security prison? Maybe even more so.


  2. a Ita s not a giftaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... Bunting pointed out at the time that the majority of the prisoners at the Tower Street and St Catherine maximum security prisons were not hardened criminals and should be in low-risk facilities. He said a new prison was an absolute necessity in ...


  3. Time is running out for Obama to fulfill promise to close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dana Point News

    In this Feb. 21, 2007, file photo, guard towers loom over the administrative maximum security federal prison called Supermax near Florence, Colo. A Defense Department team will be visiting Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City and the so-called Supermax federal prison in Florence to assess their possible use to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as part of the Obama administration's plan to close that detention center by the end of his presidency.


  4. Corrections nurse arrested over inmate romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A jailhouse romance ended in arrest when sheriff's deputies booked a corrections nurse on accusations she was smuggling nude photos of herself to a maximum-security inmate. MCSO: Corrections nurse arrested over inmate romance PHOENIX -- A jailhouse romance ended in arrest when sheriff's deputies booked a corrections nurse on accusations she was smuggling nude photos of herself to a maximum-security inmate.


  5. We Work Really Hard: Maximum Security Inmates 1, Harvard 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    In a wonderfully emblematic story encompassing almost all of this country's issues that matter - race, class, privilege, justice, education, economics, incarceration and the often elusive possibility of grace against the odds - a budding debate team of maximum security inmates went up against a champion debate team of Harvard students, and won. The felonious debaters - The three men are part of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest and likely most inspired prison education program in the U.S., and increasingly a model for other states.


  6. Harvard's National-Champion Debate Team Once Lost to a Group of Prison InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | E! Online

    In an amazingly ironic turn of events, the Harvard debate team has been served up a plate of cold, hard whoop-ass. Make that the national title-winning Harvard debate team, natch.


  7. Harvard's Prestigious Debate Team Loses to New York InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Truthdig

    Prisoners on the debate team of New York's maximum security Eastern Correctional Facility beat Harvard's team just months after the Ivy Leaguers took a national title. The showdown took place at the Eastern Correctional Facility in New York, a maximum-security prison where convicts can take courses taught by faculty from nearby Bard college, and where inmates have formed a popular debate club.


  8. Notorious prison inmate Matthew Johnson who bashed underbelly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Notorious prison inmate who bashed underbelly figure Carl Williams to death poses for photo with his daughter and grandson during family jail visit The gang leader was given a family visit, where an photo was taken with him cradling his newborn grandson next to his daughter Notorious murderer Matthew Johnson has been pictured cradling his newborn grandson alongside his daughter in a sanctioned family visit in prison. Johnson killed underbelly figure Carl Williams by bashing him with a metal bar from an exercise bike inside Australia's maximum security Barwon Prison in Victoria in 2010, and is now serving a life sentence behind bars.


  9. Now there's a school for porn starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A FORMER jockey who became a paraplegic after a NSW race fall has been accused of lying to enhance his prospects of a pay-out in a damages case. HARVARD University's elite debate team was riding high after being crowned 2014 world champions.


  10. Harvard's prestigious debate team loses to NY inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Ivy Leaguers - 0 Felons - 1: Harvard's prestigious debate team humiliated by group of maximum-security prisoners... who aren't even allowed to use the Internet Harvard University's prestigious debate team has lost to a group of New York prisoners - despite the inmates not being allowed the Internet to study. Just months after winning a national title, the Ivy Leage undergraduates were defeated by a team of three men - all jailed for violent crimes.


  11. Harvard Debate Team Loses to Maximum Security PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MetaFilter

    Harvard's debate team won the world championship in 2014 and the national championship in 2015, but lost to a team at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility , a maximum-security state prison. The debate program at Eastern is part of the Bard Prison Initiative , which teaches classes in six prisons across New York "to redefine the relationship between educational opportunity and criminal justice."


  12. Convicts from Maximum-Security New York Prison Take on Harvard Debate Team - and WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | People

    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck , take note! This would make for a great Good Will Hunting sequel. Harvard University's debate team was crowned world champions in 2014, and they won the national debate title a few months ago.


  13. Life inside the Philippines' prison without wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    Although he is incarcerated, he openly sells cookies and peanuts to children at a swimming pool. Nearby, a few hundred prisoners armed with sharp-edged sickles cut grass.


  14. Harvard debate champs lose to team of prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Harvard debate champs lose to team of prisoners These maximum-security inmates beat Ivy League's best. Check out this story on - Next up, a debate with the parole board? The Ivy League's finest debate team was defeated by a team of prisoners from a maximum-security prison in New York state.


  15. Work starts on new maximum-security facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Scoop

    Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga Minister of Corrections 7 October 2015 Media Statement Work starts on new maximum-security facility Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially launched the construction of a new maximum-security facility at Auckland Prison. The facility will provide a safer environment for staff, prisoners and visitors and help in the rehabilitation of offenders, Mr Lotu-Iiga says.


  16. No prison deal yet, Bunting insists, committee to first considerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gleaner

    ... pertaining to the Non-Binding MOU between Jamaica and the United Kingdom for a critically needed, new Maximum Security Prison for the island, facilitated by a proposed Prisoner Transfer Agreement Proposal by the British Government. This matter has ...


  17. Guards Too Busy Playing Solitaire on the Computer to Stand Watch Over ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Magazine

    International drug lord JoaquA n "El Chapo" GuzmA n is known for his elaborate tunnel systems , both to transport drugs and to facilitate his incredible escapes, including the one that helped him slip out of a maximum-security prison cell in Altaplano, Mexico, in July. The kingpin's second prison break was considered a national embarrassment , and the shame has likely deepened now that security tapes have revealed exactly what the guards were doing when El Chapo disappeared from his cell.


  18. Prison Architect ReleasedRead the original story

    Tuesday | Blue's News

    Introversion Software announces the official release of Prison Architect , as the incarceration simulation has finally busted out of early access with the release of version 1.0, which carries a 33% launch discount. There's a brand-new trailer for the game on its official website where they offer this description of the game: Build and manage a Maximum Security Prison.


  19. Ex-Prison Warden: Tenn. Inmates Misclassified to Save MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | The Daily News

    ... said. The department issued a statement on Friday defending the reclassifications. The statement said some maximum security prisoners were there for nonviolent offenses, and there were racial disparities affecting who was classified as a maximum ...


  20. Seek best prison dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | The Gleaner

    National Security Minister Peter Bunting argues that the desire of the Portia Simpson Miller administration to build a new maximum security prison with part proceeds from the British Government demonstrates political leadership and fortitude. For more than two decades, successive Jamaican governments have been hoping to build a new prison but have feared the backlash from doing so.