April 4, 2014

In the News

Philly prisons to try video visits for inmates
The Philadelphia Prison System is planning to set up “video visits” at one of the city’s jails in hopes of increasing convenience and cutting costs, but the project is garnering mixed reviews from advocates for inmates...Ann Schwartzman, executive director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, worries that video visits may replace face-fo-face ones.
by Holly Otterbein