prisoners http://kalw.org en Walking death row at San Quentin State Prison http://kalw.org/post/walking-death-row-san-quentin-state-prison <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Quentin State Prison has four massive cell blocks, each identified by their cardinal direction: north, south, east, and west. Of the four, only one houses inmates sentenced to death. None of the cell blocks have been visited by a reporter since 2007.</span></p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:44:32 +0000 Nancy Mullane 18645 at http://kalw.org Walking death row at San Quentin State Prison Life of the Law: Jailhouse lawyers circumvent 'the Bar,' behind bars http://kalw.org/post/life-law-jailhouse-lawyers-circumvent-bar-behind-bars <p>In California, there are hundreds if not thousands of people practicing criminal law, though they’ve never passed a bar exam. They don’t wear suits. They don’t have secretaries. And they can’t bill for their time. They’re called Jailhouse Lawyers. They’re inmates who pursue the equivalent of a lawyer’s education and who work as lawyers from within prison walls.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:08:52 +0000 Nancy Mullane 17240 at http://kalw.org Life of the Law: Jailhouse lawyers circumvent 'the Bar,' behind bars