Letters From Inside the Prison

When someone goes to prison, we don't expect it to be like attending a country club. The media often paints famous prisons like a stay at summer camp. The truth is that Texas prisons are FAR from any vacation. In fact, they are a business established to keep people in as long a possible and consider it a victory when someone returns.

These letters are written by those who have first-hand experience as a prisoner to the atrocities going on each day. They tell of inhumane treatment by those in charge to people that were entrusted to ensure basic rights as a human.

A Texas-sized Birthday
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That time of year has come and gone once more. No, not THAT time of year, silly. I’m not talking about Christmas or even the New Year. I’m talking about my BIRTHDAY! Whoopee!

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The Grievance System, Another Paper Work Failure
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One of the first things I wrote about was the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Grievance procedure. Of course, the Texas prison system never implemented the Grievance procedure on their own, hell they never implement nothing on their own that’s bene

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Being Innocent Doesn’t Mean A Thing, when You’re Lowrence Bernal
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Once again, I was talking with my friend Lowrence Bernal, whom I just finished telling a story about. And as always, he will find himself in the damnedest of situations. Bernal is a good friend of mine, not many people like Bernal, staff or inmates, becau

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V’s World
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I have seen the damage the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has caused every day. Everywhere around me I see the eyes of the men who have spent decades in isolation, or the men who survived the gang wars. I’ve seen men that were stabbed all over the

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Bernal’s Grievance Nightmare, Over A Pair Of Glasses
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I was sitting here listening to my law library friend Lowrence Bernal, tell me a story about his problems with medical, and getting a new pair of glasses. My friend has over 20 years in the system and has been through a lot. Listening to him when he tell

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What Doesn’t Work
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Do any of you reading these words own a business? Or do you, perhaps hire people from time to time to do work around your home? Any of you who do will probably easily understand what I’m about to talk about. I’m tired of people who don’t do their jo

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Damaged Goods
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Until now, I’ve avoided saying too much about the sex offender treatment program and its participants. This was mainly because I was trying to keep an open mind about the program itself, and I thought it best to get a reasonable amount of time in before

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Anyone Seen My Bags?
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On August 23 of this year, as my readers already know, I chained out to the Hightower Unit from the Diboll Unit. I had to come to the Hightower to attend my nine-month long sex offender treatment program. When I left Diboll, I took one “chain bag” wit

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A Slap On The Hands And lt. Bridges Is Right Back Where He Left Off
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Inside these Texas prisons there are the prisoners and the guards, ranking officers, and wardens and naturally one would imagine it’s the inmates who are in here causing all of the problems. But, that’s far from the truth. Don’t get me wrong there a

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Prison Ways
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From my earliest days of incarceration, I’ve been an insider to life behind bars. And while we all probably understand that there is no such thing as true “Reality TV”, the movies and the shows have depicted a pretty accurate picture of the idiosync

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Prison Gangs Still Causing Havoc In 2019
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At every prison in the state of Texas there is a sergeant that is the Gang Intelligence Officer. This person is known as the G.I. This person’s job is to identify known gang members and put their names on file, so if something happens, like a fight, rio

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In Gratitued To Mr. Francisco Hernandez
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Every now and again, we meet someone in life that we are proud to call friend. And sometimes, that friend will come out of nowhere. Meaning, you really don’t even know or understand how this person came into your life to begin with? Coming to prison 1

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Proceedings

The Attorneys
  • Francisco Hernandez
  • Daniel Hernandez
  • Phillip Hall
  • Rocio Martinez