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Subject: Prison discipline

There is no way that outside pressure will change the status of an inmate in any situation. The Department of Corrections or the Bureau of Prisons has the final say on all internal rulings. If he has information and is unwilling to share it, he will likely be there for many months. They have their ways and their rules and whatever the truth is means little to dissuade their position - time, however long brings outs the whole story.

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Subject: Prison discipline

If he is in federal prison, you will have to call the BOP in Washington or Beaumont TX to get to the correct party that might be able to give you some answers. But, there is nothing you or his fantastic legal team can do to alter the course of action taken within the walls of a federal facility. If he is spending time in the SHU for administrative or disciplinary reasons, it is a lonely existence nevertheless. A normal

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Subject: Prison discipline

Ad-seg is short for Administrative Segregation. This is the SHU or the hole as some call it. This is maximum security, usualy solitary confinement incarceration. It is a very structured environment with very little time outside the cell. There are two reasons for being sent to the SHU, Administrative or Disciplinary. Administrative could be simply having the inmate stay there awaiting a bed. Another reason is that there is a threat on the compound to this inmate and the short

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Subject: Prison discipline

We do not know which facility you are referring to but there are no cell phones allowed in ANY penal facility. It is a new federal law that if they are found, the offender faces up to five additional years.

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Subject: Prison discipline

The area called the SHU or Special Housing Unit is a high security area within a prison used for inmates who may pose a danger to others or be at risk if left in the general population. There is either Administrative Segregation or Disciplinary Segregation. Unfortunately the rules are the same for all inmates in the unit whether you're there awaiting a bed in the satellite camp, for your protection or if you got caught with a cellphone. All of

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Subject: Prison discipline

Restricted Housing Unit (RHU) blocks are isolation cells where the movement and the privileges are severely restricted. The Unit is used for administrative segregation or disciplinary segregation - inmates remain in their one or two-man cells virtually 24 hours a day. When taken from the cell, the inmate remains completely shackled at all times. The inmate is limited to 3 days of a one-hour recreation time in an outdoor cage. Only three showers per week. The inmate is also restricted

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Subject: Prison discipline

The only real option you have for getting information, is to call the facility and ask to speak with his counselor and express your concerns in the most respectful and humble manner.

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Subject: Prison discipline

Los internos son movidos por muchas razones. Puede ser que hayan solicitado cambiar las células, porque no se llevan bien con algun recluso. El personal podría pensar que un cambio de escenario sería lo mejor. Cualquiera que sea la razón, no es necesariament algo malo.

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Subject: Prison discipline

The "hole", also known as the SHU (special housing unit) is prison inside prison. The inmate is in a one or two man cell with zero access to the outside world except for two one-hour exercise periods where you are in a cage outside. It is strict, high security with 24/7 monitoring. Inamtes get three square meals per day and three showers per week, one 15-minute phone call per week and a very abbreviated commissary list. It is not the

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Subject: Prison discipline

There must have been some evidence that you we asked by your boyfriend to smuggle contraband. Whether the letter was read or they overheard a conversation on the telephone (they listen to and record every call) you were singled out as a potential problem. They cannot arrest you for something that was asked of you, that you didn't actually carry out.

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