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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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Recreation Activities in the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Prisoners confined in the Federal Bureau of Prisons are generally allowed regular access to recreation activities.  With the exception of those inmates housed in special-purpose facilities or in Special Housing Units, most inmates have a variety of exercise and leisure-based opportunities. The Big Yard Virtually every general population prison in the Federal Bureau of Prisons

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