In the Pre-Dawn, a Man is Marked Up for Life
Pierre Salinger
In the seventh and final installment to the California Jails Expose series, Chronicle reporter Pierre Salinger describes being woken by the screams of a man being beaten before going on to detail the inmates' morning ritual at Kern County Jail at Bakersfield.
Jail Boredom Biggest Hassle
Richard H. Stewart
In the fourth installment of Stewart's "Doing Time" series for the Boston Globe, he describes the challenge of finding something to do to pass the time while in jail. The article also includes a description of the mandatory group counselling sessions and a poem written by a 29-year-old inmate serving time for breaking and entering.
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