Through stories of redemption, a professor who oversees a Maryland prison education program says the time has come to restore federal financial aid for America's incarcerated.
Introducing companion animals to South African prisoners and encouraging them to write could aid their rehabilitation.
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Innovative design could be key to improving prisoners' chances of rehabilitation and reducing their likelihood of re-offending.