About Judy Ponio

Judy Ponio has written plenty of articles about prison in the United States and how it affects the prisoners and their families. She continues to write in the hopes of bettering the lives of inmates all over the country.

How To Call An Inmate Back

Prison life is hard for everyone and outside emotional support does a lot to help an inmate survive in prison. That’s why prison calls are very important to both the inmate and their families. Inmates are allowed to call family and friends from the outside, though regulations vary per facility. But the question is, how […]

Best Books About Prison 2019

Prison literature is wide and varied. It can also range from bittersweet, poignant to downright disturbing. Stories about bravery, resilience, and redemption introduce us to what life in prison is really like. Here are some of the best books about prison for 2019: Solitary by: Albert Woodfox This autobiography of Albert Woodfox (one of Angola […]

Life Inside a White Collar Prison

White-collar prison. If you’ve followed the whole debacles concerning famous names like Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, then that term would make sense to you. It’s where white-collar criminals like them are usually sent to spend their sentences. Most people also know it as “Club Fed” and for a good reason. If we are to […]

What Are White Collar Prisons Like

Club Fed. Rich man’s prison. Those are what most people think about when they hear the word “white collar prison”. Indeed, even in incarceration, wealth and influence still comes into play. Small town thieves with no connection whatsoever gets thrown in a regular jail. While high profile people can expect cushy accommodations. But is it […]