First time offender Craig Cesal is serving Life Without Parole for a nonviolent marijuana offense.
You can learn more about Craig Cesal’s case here.
But we also thought it would be nice to let the public get to know the real men behind these horrific Draconian sentences for nonviolent marijuana crimes. So we asked a series of fun questions” designed to do just that!
What meal or food do you crave most that you will want to eat when you get out?
Chicago Deep Dish Pizza, Porterhouse Steak, Eggs Over Easy, Leg of Lamb.
Who are your favorite authors?
John Grisham, Ayn Rand.
Prefer winter or summer?
Nocturnal or morning person?
Coffee or tea?
Strong coffee with cream and sugar…and maybe a little cognac.
What is your favorite sport?
Chicago Bears, Cubs
I like comedies.
Favorite TV show(s)?
The news and 60 Minutes.
What is your favorite color?
Favorite song(s) and/or musical artist(s)?
Running with the Devil by Van Halen and Lady by Styx.
What were your hobbies before you went to prison?
Aviation. I am a private pilot and airplane owner.
Do you have any hobbies in prison?
I jog daily and I write many legal papers as a “jailhouse lawyer.”
What is your favorite food you can get at the prison commissary?
What item do you most wish they would carry at the prison commissary?
Even in horrible places there can be some good. What was the best day you ever had in prison and why?
My best days are the days on which a fellow prisoner prevails in getting a shorter sentence due to legal briefs I have authored.
Craig Cesal is serving Life Without Parole for marijuana. Learn more about Craig Cesal’s case here.