California Prisoners

Prison Focus is a biannual magazine produced by the group California Prison Focus. Issues focus on a specific theme, such as: Survival in PrisonInternational Imprisonment and Children of Prisoners. In this magazine one finds prison-related news from newspapers and human-rights organizations. The editors print and encourage article submissions from prisoners, as well as evaluations of conditions at Pelican Bay State Prison in California. Cost for four issues: $5 for prisoners, $20 for others. 

2940 16th Street #B-5
San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 252-9211

e-mail: contact@prisons.org

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California Lifer Newsletter may be found in your prison law library. If not, a year’s subscription (6 issues) is $25 or 80 postage stamps. Issues provide a comprehensive (70+ pages) reporting of cases litigated and news or events of interest to California’s prisoners serving indeterminate sentences. Together with attorneys and his staff, Donald (“Doc”) Miller, a former physician and lifer who got his law degree while in prison, works to consult with lifers and help to provide litigation and administrative appeals. For more information, contact:

California Lifer Newsletter
P.O. Box 277
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741

Tel: (916) 402-3750


Delaware Prisoners

Delaware Center for Justice Commentary is a free, quarterly newsletter of interest to prisoners in Delaware state prisons. For more information, contact:

Delaware Center for Justice Commentary
C/O
100 West 10th Street, #905
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 658-7174
 


Louisiana Prisoners

The Angolite is a magazine published bimonthly “by and for the inmates” of the Louisiana State Penitentiary. It features current events, religion, and sports sections, as well as a legal Q&A from prisoners. $20for one-year subscription. For more information, contact:


The Angolite
C/O Cashier's Office
Louisiana State Penitentiary
Angola, LA 70712

e-mail: support@prisontalk.com


Maryland Prisoners

Maryland CURE Newsletter is the quarterly publication of Maryland CURE, covering legislative, prison system and criminal justice news relevant to prisoners incarcerated in Maryland. Subscriptions are fulfilled through CURE membership at $2 for prisoners, $10 for individuals, and $15 for families. For more information, contact:

Maryland CURE Newsletter
C/O MD CURE
P.O. Box 23
Simpsonville, MD 21150

marylandcure@comcast.net


Michigan Prisoners

Michigan CURE Newsletter is the quarterly publication of MI-CURE, covering legislative, prison system and criminal justice news of interest to prisoners incarcerated in Michigan. For more information, contact:

Michigan CURE Newsletter
C/O MI-CURE
P.O. Box 2736
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-2736

(802) 257-1342


Minnesota Prisoners

The Prison Mirror is a monthly newsletter of interest to prisoners incarcerated within the Minnesota Stillwater Correctional Facility. For more information, contact:

The Prison Mirror
C/O Pat Pawlak
970 Pickett Street North
Bayport, MN 55003-149

(651) 779-2700


Northwestern States: Oregon, Washington State, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada and Wyoming

Justice Matters is a quarterly newsletter from the Partnership for Safety and Justice that reports on criminal justice issues in northwestern states. A subscription is $7 per year for prisoners and $15 for others. For more information, contact:

Partnership for Safety and Justice
P.O. Box 40085
Portland, OR 97240

(503) 335-8449


Ohio Prisoners

Against All Odds is a newsletter from CURE-Ohio which publishes information of interest to Ohio state prisoners. For more information, contact:

Against All Odds
C/O CURE-Ohio
P.O. Box 4080
Columbus, OH 43214


Pennsylvania Prisoners

Graterfriends is a monthly publication that provides an opportunity for prisoners incarcerated in a Pennsylvania state prison to voice their opinions and concerns about prison legislation and criminal justice issues. The newsletter strives to facilitate communication between prisoners and correctional staff and between prisoners and the outside community. Submit articles to Dee Johnson, Managing Editor, telephone extension 112.

An annual subscription is $3 for prisoners and $15 for others. To subscribe write:

Attention: Graterfriends Subscriptions
Pennsylvania Prison Society
245 North Broad Street, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 564-6005, ext. 102


Virginia Prisoners

Inside Out is the quarterly newsletter of Virginia CURE which regularly covers legislative, prison and criminal justice issues of interest to Virginia state prisoners. Subscriptions are fulfilled through CURE membership. Membership dues are $2 for prisoners (or 6 stamps), $15 for individuals, $25 for families, $50 for supporting members, $150 for life members/ organizations and $250 for benefactors. For more information, contact:

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Inside Out
C/O Virginia CURE
P.O. Box 2310
Vienna, VA 22183

(703) 272-3624


Veterans

The Veterans Advocate is a newsletter which focuses on veterans' law, advocacy, and lifestyles. Subscriptions are $80 for 1 year or $120 for two years. To subscribe, contact:

The Veterans Advocate
C/O National Veterans Legal Services Program
P.O. Box 65762
Washington, DC 20035

(202) 265-8305