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Religion in Corrections - National Institute of Corrections

"This program delves into religion in corrections, a topic garnering significant attention in the legal sphere. Our guest, Ronald G. Turner, renowned for his role as lead consultant on this subject for the National Institute of Corrections and various organizations, offers insights. He navigates the delicate balance between myth and reality in religious programming, addressing concerns of chaplains and religious directors regarding facility safety, security, and inmates' First Amendment rights. The discussion encompasses legal considerations, evolving trends in religious programming, and the budgetary impact of religious accommodation. Providing a comprehensive overview, the show offers valuable insights into the complexities of managing religion in corrections."