Magazine article Corrections Forum

Indiana Pilot Program Brings Legal Research Kiosks to Inmates

Magazine article Corrections Forum

Indiana Pilot Program Brings Legal Research Kiosks to Inmates

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PRNewswire

The Indiana Department of Correction has contracted with LexisNexis U.S. and Touch Sonic Technologies to bring the companies' new legal information kiosks to inmates at the Branchville Correctional Facility in Tell City. The Branchville installation is a one-year pilot program. The kiosks, called the TSTLL, were developed specifically to meet the safety and security requirements of prisons by Touch Sonic Technologies and feature legal research from LexisNexis. Touch Sonic and LexisNexis have recently installed the wall-mounted kiosks with shatterproof touch screens in two facilities in Ventura County, California (East County Jail and Todd Road Jail). Previously, the companies announced the installation of kiosks in corrections facilities in Hawaii and Riverside County, California. Most prison libraries offer legal books, which can be damaged or lost, and are quickly outdated. …

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