SUMMARY: This newsletter begins with a contemplation of the concept of freedom, and then a philosophy professor recounts on teaching prisoners at Stateville prison, and the morals behind sentencing. A detailed piece on applying for jobs with a criminal record is provided. Two articles talk about food and nutrition in prison, then an article explains the importance of appreciates and sharing the ‘gift of time’. Lastly, a Lifer shares his feelings about Prisoners Justice Day.

KEYWORDS: Natural life sentences, pardon, criminal record check, prison food, inmate solidarity,

Coded by Izabella Rachwalski