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Articles by Alan Pendergast

If the Shoe Fits: Did Colorado Prison Officials Look the Other Way While a Guard's Fetish Turned Vio

If the Shoe Fits: Did Colorado Prison Officials Look the Other Way While a Guard's Fetish Turned Violent?

by Alan Prendergast

Suppose that you're the warden of a women's prison. Among your valued employees is a prison guard named Dave, whose job puts him in charge of ...

Cowboy Justice: BOP Guards Convicted

by Alan Prendergast

The seven men sat around the defense table Tuesday afternoon, June 24, 2003, murmuring quietly to each other and exchanging hearty good-luck handshakes with their attorneys. The tension was thick, anticipation high.

Shortly after 4 p.m., the jurors filed into U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel ...