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What Prison Is Bill Cosby In

What Prison Is Bill Cosby In?

Growing up, many of us watched Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show. He was the TV dad who raised his kids with love, discipline, respect, and humor. He was also the guy in the Jello commercials, as well as the star of Fat Albert. If you were a kid in the 80s, you knew who […]

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Can You go to Prison for Speeding

Can You go to Prison for Speeding?

This information is for educational purposes only and is not legal advice. We are not lawyers. We have many laws in this country.. At the federal level, no one actually knows how many laws there are in the United States!  Of course, we’ve been accumulating laws well over 200 years, but there have been many […]

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Why Did Martha Stewart go to Prison

Why Did Martha Stewart go to Prison?

It’s always fascinating when a celebrity gets caught up in the criminal justice system. I think it really catches our attention because as an unspoken rule, it’s the poor who end up behind bars. When you have money, you can afford a legal team who can work wonders when it comes to getting a good […]

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How Long is a Life Sentence in Prison

How Long is a Life Sentence in Prison?

When the time comes for a person who’s been convicted of a crime to receive their sentence, the punishment he/she receives can often seem quite random. Believe it or not, judges don’t have a lot of power when it comes to sentencing. Most of the laws in the federal criminal code – as well as […]

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Can You Text in Prison

Can You Text in Prison?

Texting is part of our everyday life in the free world. It’s become so common that it’s almost weird to get a phone call. Much less a voicemail.  But how does it work when you are arrested and sentenced to some time behind bars? Do inmates have cell phones? Can you text in prison? In […]

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Can You Dye Your Hair in Prison

Can You Dye Your Hair in Prison?

One thing I took for granted before going to prison was haircare and beauty products. I had always lived in a world where I could buy any kind of shampoo or conditioner I wanted to. I could also buy gel, pomade, and hairspray whenever I wanted, as well as any kind of ponytail holder, clip, […]

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can you go to prison for a misdemeanor

Can you go to Prison for a Misdemeanor?

The words commonly used in the criminal justice system tend to get conflated from time to time. We often refer to people as “criminals” when they are convicted of a crime. But, there is a big difference between crimes classified as felonies and those classified as misdemeanors.  Many people also tend to use the words […]

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Where is Sing Sing Prison

Where is Sing Sing Prison?

America has five percent of the world’s population and 25 percent of the world’s prison population incarcerated. The correctional industry has made some people a lot of money. There are famous prisons that have become part of popular culture. From Alcatraz to the Ohio State Reformatory, you can even tour these famous prisons and buy […]

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Why Did FPSRussia go to Prison

Why Did FPSRussia go to Prison?

Whenever a celebrity gets caught up in the criminal justice system, it always seems to garner a lot of attention. When they end up going to prison, their case becomes even more intriguing. It can also be an opportunity to shine a light on how America’s never ending amount of laws can so easily put […]

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Where is the prison from The Shawshank Redemption

Where is the Prison from The Shawshank Redemption?

I have a confession to make. I’m a pop culture nerd. In fact, I love movies and TV so much that I write about them for a living when I’m not writing content for Prison Insight.  For this week’s blog post, I thought it would be fun to mix together my love of movies with […]

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