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Articles by Jeffrey Ross

What’s in a Name?

Exconvict, formerly incarcerated, or returning citizen?

by Jeffrey Ian Ross

In the field of corrections, there are lots of labels, names, and terms that the public frequently applies to people who are housed in, live in, and are processed by jails and prison that I dislike.

These terms are frequently ...

How About a Small Bank Specializing in Loans to Ex-Cons?

by Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D., Stephen C. Richards, Ph.D. and Nicholas Vasquez, M.D.

Our nation's population of ex-convicts, growing and showing no signs of slowing down, is a billboard for dysfunction. Americans say they want to reduce crime, punish the criminals, and then repatriate them to society, if possible, as ...