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Colorado Supermax Too Full . . .
Denver Post, May 22, 2009

Supermax: A Clean Version of Hell
60 Minutes Reports on Supermax Prison, Oct. 14, 2007

Isolating the Menace in a Sterile Supermax
Washington Post, Sept. 30, 2007

How to Survive a Supermax Prison
An Inside Look at the Nation's Toughest Lockup

ABC-News, August 2, 2007

Inside Bomber Row
How America's Most Dangerous Criminals Mix with a Who's Who of the Global Jihad in a Colorado Prison (by Maryanne Vollers, Time Magazine, November 5, 2006

INSIDE SUPERMAX by Erin Rosa
Gabacha Blog, May 22, 2009

ADX is short for The United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum
The ADX is one of four federal prisons in Florence, Colorado
Florence donated the land for the prisons to the US government in 1990
ADX employs a staff of 347 people
ADX contains beds for 490 inmates
ADX currently houses 404 inmates
Cells range from 77 to 87 square feet in size
Each cell contains a bed, shower, sink, toilet, metal mirror, and TV/radio

ADX was constructed in 1994 for $60 million
ADX has had no escapes or serious attempts to escape
ADX houses less than one-third of 1% of federal inmate population
Only five percent of ADX inmates enter directly from their sentencing
95 percent of ADX's inmates are transferred there from another prison
The control unit holds the most dangerous and disruptive inmates
All outgoing and incoming mail as well as telephone calls are monitored
Immediate family members, attorneys and boy or girlfriends may visit
Educational and recreational programs are played on inmates' televisions

Source: Federal Bureau of Prisons  (from Fox News:  Fast Facts, May 4, 2006)

A LOOK AT COLORADO'S MOST INFAMOUS RESIDENTS

OBAMA & CHENEY:
VIEWS ON SUPERMAX TRANSFERS

CNN, May 22, 2009
ABC NEWS,
Daily Mail (UK)
USA Today

SUPERMAX PRISONS ALREADY HOLD TERRORISTS
Washington Post, May 22, 2009

Alcatraz of the Rockies  (TalkLeft, Aug. 4, 2003)

Florence, Colorado; Nightmare Becomes Reality

ADX Florence - Wikipedia  ADX Florence - Answers.com

Google Earth View

Is Supermax Safe?
Rocky Mtn. News - Nov. 20, 2006 - Atty. Gen. Gonzales Says Supermax Safe

Supermax is Super Lax
CNN - Nov. 14, 2006 - California Cases Cite Lax Supermax Security

Rules May Bar Student Reps at ADX
Denver Post, February 3, 2008

Ban on Reporters' Access to Prisoners
Freakonomics Blog and Comments

Reporters Briefly Visit Supermax
Washington Post, Andrew Cohen, Sept. 13, 2007
CBS News, Couric & Co., Andrew Cohen, Sept. 12, 2007

Understaffing the Supermax
Westword, August 28, 2007

Keeping Reporters Out
Fortress of Solitude - Westword, August 16, 2007

Violence at Supermax Prison Complex
Guards Raise Alarm, Denver Post, Jan. 12, 2007

More Supermax Staff Needed
Rocky Mtn. News - Nov. 17, 2006 - U.S. Atty. Gen. to Inspect Prison
Review of News Coverage of Senators' visits

Rocky Mtn. News - Oct. 14, 2006 - Supermax Security Boost Ordered
ABC-News - Oct. 13, 2006 - Arbitrator Says Prison Understaffed
Rocky Mtn. News - August 10, 2005 - Staffing Terrorist Central
Labor Impasse Resolved Against Employees - Jan. 10, 2004

Justice Dept. Report on Monitoring High Risk Inmates 
Rocky Mountain News - Oct. 5 - Supermax Security Slammed in Report
MSNBC News Reports - Oct. 3, 2006 - Terrorists' Mail Still Not Monitored

March 8, 2005 - Prison Jihad Letters Went Far, Wide
March 1, 2005 - B.O.P. Under Fire for Jihad Letters

February 28, 2005 - Imprisoned Terrorists Write Jihad Letters


Florence ADMAX - Contact Information

Florence ADMAX - Visiting Information

Federal Inmate Locator


Harrelson Writes of Life in Supermax
(Denver Post, by Mike McFee, March 24, 2007
)

Terrorist Mail Still Not Monitored (MSNBC, Oct. 3, 2006)

Inmate Beaten to Death (TalkLeft, April 23, 2005)

Jihad Letters Sent from Supermax (MSNBC, March 1, 2005)

Guards Convicted for Beating Prisoners (TalkLeft, June 24, 2004)

BOP Cowboys Ride Herd  (Nov. Coalition, Jan/Feb. 2001)

The Last Worst Place (San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 28, 1998)

Letters from Prisoners - 1995

 


OTHER FEDERAL MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISONS

Leavenworth, Kansas

Doin' Time at Leavenworth

U.S. Penitentiary, Atlanta

Lompoc, California - Terror Behind Bars
by Scott Hadly, Newspress.com

Marion, Illinois


INFAMOUS INMATE LIST:  Prisoners at ADX Florence

Florence ADMAX (Blog:  Into the Weeds, Sept. 6, 2006)
Supermax  (Blog:  Althouse, Dec. 11, 2006)


TED KACZYNSKI

Unabomber Settles In (U. of Montana School of Journalism, Spring 2006)

Unabomber Behind Bars  (The Smoking Gun)

Theodore Kaczynski  (Wikipedia)

Theodore Kaczynski  (Rotten.com)

Ted Kaczynski  (Time Magazine, Stephen Dubner, 1999)

Ted Kaczynski  (The Free Information Society)

The Unabomber Manifesto (Industrial Society and its Future)

Unabomber Information

Court TV's Crime Library

McVEIGH / NICHOLS

Timothy McVeigh: The Rohrabacher Test (LA Weekly, July 7, 2005)

Terry Nichols  (Wikipedia)

Terry Nichols  (Rotten.com)

ERIC RUDOLPH

Rudolph on Supermax Prison Issues (April 23, 2008)

The Untold Story of Eric Robert Rudolph (Creative Loafing, July 26, 2006)

Eric Rudolph Sent to Colorado's Supermax  (TalkLeft, April 15, 2005)

Eric Robert Rudolph  (Wikipedia)

Eric Rudolph (Rotten.com)

Eric Rudolph's Home Page

ZACARIAS MOUSSAOUI

The Little Hijacker Who Couldn't  (Rotten.com)

Zacarias Moussaoui  (Wikipedia)

The Terrorist Motel  (L.A. Weekly, July 24, 2002)

U.S. Media

Moussaoui Headed for Alcatraz of Rockies  (Washington Post)

Supermax Likely to be Moussaoui's Last Home  (Fox News)

Moussaoui Starts Serving Sentence at Supermax (Fox)

Supermax in Florence Likely New Home  (Rocky Mountain News)

Judge tells Moussaoui:  "Absolutely Clear Who Won"  (Fox)

The Slow Rot at Supermax  (L.A. Times)

BBC News

Supermax Prison Awaits Moussaoui

Times (U.K.) Online

Supermax Prison - The Alcatraz of the Rockies

Left to Rot in a Supermax Jail

American Justice Triumphed

See Additional Reference Page:
MOUSSAOUI SENT TO SUPERMAX

LINK TO ALL MOUSSAOUI TRIAL EVIDENCE

RICHARD REID

"I had a couple of good dreams" (NY Daily News, July 31, 2007)

Richard Reid:  Held in Darkness (Telegraph, Dec. 4, 2006)

Richard Reid: Shoe Bomber at Supermax  (TalkLeft, Feb., 2003)

TOMMY SILVERSTEIN 

Lawsuit Filed by U. of Denver Law School (Westword, Nov. 28, 2007)

The Caged Life (Alan Prendergast, Westword, Aug. 16, 2007)

Tommy Silverstein Seeks Assistance

Congressional Record (August 11, 1995)


WESTWORD ADX ARTICLES

Westword Blogs:  the latest 'word

Reporting Live From Supermax - Aug. 10, 2007

Muzzling the Messenger - May 29, 2007

The Long Silence - Sept. 12, 2002

Prison Reports by Alan Prendergast: Index

Alan Prendergast (Audio Interview, Colorado Matters)

Lawsuit Filed by U. of Denver Law School (Nov. 28, 2007)

The Caged Life (Aug. 16, 2007)

Bringing Down the Brotherhood (May 5, 2005)

Cowboy Justice (June 26, 2003)

A Broken Code (July 22, 2000)

Marked for Death (May 25, 2000)

Look for the Union (Feb. 17, 2000)

The Killing Floor (December 10, 1998)

Hard Cell (August 20, 1998)

End of the Line:  The New Alcatraz (July 12, 1995)


National Public Radio Audio:

America's Supermax Prison to Host Moussaoui

A Cell in Supermax Prison


AHMED RESSAM

The Terrorist Within  (Seattle Times, June 23 - July 7, 2002)

Trail of a Terrorist  (P.B.S. Frontline)

RAMZI YOUSEF

Yousef-Nichols Link?  (J.M. Berger, Intelwire, Dec. 23, 2006)

Ramzi Yousef  (Rotten.com)

Ramzi Yousef  (New York Times excerpts and links)

The Past as Prologue

OTHER ADX INMATES

Robert Hanssen (Wikipedia)

David Lane (Anti-Defamation League)

Andrew Mickell (Washington Post, April, 2005)

Dr. Rashid, AKA Clement Hampton-El  (Rotten.com)

NUESTRA FAMILIA

Monterrey Herald, July 1, 2007

Long Arm of the Outlaw  (Center for Investigative Reporting)

Nuestra Familia News Stories  (CIR)

Nuestra Familia - 3-part series (El Andar)

ARYAN BROTHERHOOD

Life Sentences Mean No Additional Time (AP, Nov. 21, 2006)

Prosecutors Withdraw Restriction Request (AP, Nov. 20, 2006)

Brotherhood Leaders Convicted of Murder (NPR, July 28, 2006)

 

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