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Federal-Prison.org is the go-to resource for the most up to date information on everything related to federal prison incarceration, surviving federal prison, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), and preparation for time in federal prison and federal prison camps. It is maintained by Jonathan Richards, a former federal inmate with a unique and deep understanding of the federal prison system.

The General FAQ’s page includes dozens of questions and answers that the unfamiliar typically have faced with time in federal prison.

News is updated regularly and includes interesting and controversial stories related to federal prison.

The Sentence Calculator is the easiest way to compute the actual time to be served – contrary to popular belief, Good Conduct Time does not involve a simple reduction of 15% of the sentence length. The actual equation used by the BOP is quite a bit more complex.

The Guide features Federal Prison: A Comprehensive Survival Guide widely held to be the most accurate and up to date guide relating to federal prison preparation and survival available today. Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Cheri Nolan calls it ‘required reading for not only the inmate to be, but also for his or her relatives and attorney’.

Consult offers the opportunity to arrange a brief consultation with America’s premier prison consultants who are experienced in employing strategies that can assist a federal inmate in a multitude of different ways. This initial consultation is completely free of charge.