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A state law which requires both parties to be present at a wedding ceremony forced Texas prison officials to end proxy weddings for prisoners. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas To Allow Inmate Weddings In Prison

A state law which requires both parties to be present at a wedding ceremony forced Texas prison officials to end proxy weddings for prisoners.

11/18/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Complaints Allege Sex Abuse At Immigration Lockup

Attorneys have filed complaints with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.

10/02/2014

File photo of a birdhouse  (Photo credit: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Built Birdhouses Scheduled For Auction

Behind rows of razor wire, metal detectors, security guards and gray metal bars, prison inmate John Umoren put the finishing touches on his bird house, though it is safe to say few birds would dare go near it.

06/02/2013

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