Essay about Federal and Inmate Comparison
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This assignment will include the different types of prisons in the criminal justice system. By comparing and contrasting the prisons in which the named below spent their time in what type of prison and for how long and the crime that sent him or her to prison.
Martha Stewart Martha Stewart sent to the Alderson Federal Prison Camp a minium-security prison located in West Virginia also known as camp cupcake. Opened as the first federal prison for women in 1927, Alderson sits on 95 acres and houses 1,055 female prisoners, according to the Bureau of Prisons. Martha Stewart was sentenced to five months. The crimnal charges brought against Stewart was …show more content…
Manuel Noriega Noriega connected with the murder of Hugo Spadafora and with further evidence of the laundering of drug money and the sale of restricted American technology and information. Noriega was transported to Miami, where Noriega was arraigned on a host of criminal charges. In 1992 in a United States federal court, Noriega was convicted of cocaine trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering (Manuel Noriega, 37714). Noriega received a 40-year sentence in which was later reduced; Noriega served time in the Metropolitan Correctional Center of Dade County, Florida, a maximum-security federal prison in Miami (Arm.Org).
Timothy McVeigh In basic training, McVeigh found a friend in his platoon leader, Terry Nichols, who shared his conservative and paranoid political views. McVeigh seemed to fit well into the life of the military, promoted to sergeant. Around 9:00 a.m. on April19, 1995 McVeigh parked a rented Ryder truck in front of the Murrah Building. At 9:02, the truck exploded, bringing down much of the federal building and taking 168 lives. McVeigh arrested later that day, tried, and convicted in 1997, executed on June 11, 2001, and cremated. The Oklahoma City bomber served time before his demise in the high-security federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Terry Nichols June 4, 1998, Nichols sentenced to life in prison serving the sentence in the super-max