Experts Puncture Myths On “Country Club” Prisons

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http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~33~1690976,00.html The image of "country club" federal prisons for white-collar criminal is inaccurate, the Denver Post reports. Urban legend suggests that incarcerated business people can leave prison camps on furloughs, wear their own clothes, spend their days playing tennis and golf, and have access to computers. That is "nonsense," says Herb Hoelter of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives in Alexandria, Va. David Novak, who spent almost a year at Federal . . .

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