Nathan Burl Cain, I (born July 2, 1942), is a prison administrator and the former warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. He served there for twenty-one years, from January 1995 until his resignation in 2016.
Feb 17, 2017 ... A former Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate who claims a then-Angola guard sexually assaulted him eight times in 2014 — the last time after he complained to prison officials — should.
Dec 15, 2015 ... Such dubious entanglements — which would occur again and again in different forms over a decades-long career — form the underbelly of the Burl Cain era, which came to an abrupt end this week when the longtime warden of Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola announced his retirement.
Jan 23, 2017 ... The former warden of Louisiana's largest prison might have violated state law by using prison resources and public money to renovate and furnish his homes, according to a government report released Monday. An audit report by the Louisiana legislative auditor's office details other potentially illegal ...
Cain's brother, James David Cain, served in the Louisiana Legislature for more than two decades. Burl Cain himself was until this year the vice chairman of the powerful State Civil Service Commission, which sets pay scales for state workers. Corrections is big business across the nation, but nowhere more so than in ...
Dec 14, 2015 ... Few prison wardens have achieved the notoriety of Louisiana's Burl Cain, who is stepping down amidst investigations of his business dealings after 20 years at the top of Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, the largest maximum-security prison in the most incarcerated state in the country.
Apr 11, 2016 ... BATON ROUGE, La. (BP) -- Burl Cain, a longtime warden who infused faith into what had been called the nation's most violent maximum security prison, has been cleared of alleged ethics breaches following investigations by two Louisiana state agencies. "Thank you so much for the prayers," said Cain, ...
Former Angola Warden Burl Cain has responded to claims in a state legislative auditor's report that said he may have illegally used public funds for personal reasons. One of the accusations is that prison workers performed work on his private home, while getting paid by the state. Cain says it's not his job to fill out their time ...