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Law Students Beat Colorado ‘Supermax’ on Prisoner Recreation

By Christopher Zoukis Colorado State Penitentiary, opened in Cañon City in 1993, was one of the first state prisons built to be a top-security “supermax” facility – where the most violent or troublesome inmates in the state system would be kept in lockdown all but one hour per day. Other than for legal or medical

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Tribeca film screenings cast restorative light behind prison walls

By Christopher Zoukis When you hear Tribeca, you probably think of the glamorous New York film festival started by actor Robert De Niro in 2002. Recently, though, the Tribeca Film Institute – which “champions storytellers to be catalysts for change in their communities” – also brings screenings to prisoners through the Community Screenings Series, in

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