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Prison Phone Battles Wage On

By Christopher Zoukis There’s a storm brewing in the prison-industrial complex. It’s been simmering for decades, but a lawsuit was recently launched by inmates and families in Virginia against Global Tel*Link (GTL) sees it set to boil over, as inmates and their families have grown tired of paying the price for the wages of a

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Investigation Into Prison Phone Companies

By Christopher Zoukis Prison Legal News is engaging in an investigation concerning deceptive practices by prison phone companies. We at the Prison Law Blog encourage you to submit documentation to Prison Legal News if you have been a victim of such practices. The Prison Legal News notice is as follows: HRDC and PLN are gathering

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FCC Regulations On Exorbitant Prison Phone Rates Ineffective: Prison Phone Providers Still Cashing In

The families of the more than two million men, women, and children behind bars in America found something to cheer about earlier this year when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set new caps on interstate rates for telephone calls from prisoners, an effort spearheaded by Prison Legal News‘s tireless advocacy.  Whereas contract providers like Global

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