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Beyond the Bars of Hopelessness: How We Can Revive Parole by By Jean Trounstine, Truthout A newly released Sentencing Project report, "Delaying a Second Chance: The Declining Prospects for Parole on Life Sentences", lays it on the line: Incarcerated people who have been sentenced to "life" but are eligible for parole are serving ...
Trapped by Sam Levin California wastes tens of millions of dollars a year keeping people in prison long after they’ve been rehabilitated – denying parole for arbitrary reasons and destroying lives in the process. by Sam Levin, East Bay Express Part One: Cruel and Indefinite Punishment Demian Johnson knows he ...
California’s Historic Corrections Reforms, PPIC, 2016 California’s Historic Corrections Reforms September 2016 Magnus Lofstrom, Mia Bird, and Brandon Martin PPIC.ORG © 2016 Public Policy Institute of California. PPIC is a public charity. It does not take or support positions on any ballot measures or on any local, state, or federal ...
Community Cages - Profitizing community corrections and alternatives to incarceration, AFSC, 2016 COMMUNITY CAGES: Profitizing community corrections and alternatives to incarceration e h t f o t r a P l Treatment Indusetriax Compl 2tic #no series AUGUST 2016 COMMUNITY CAGES: Profitizing community corrections and alternatives to incarceration AUGUST 2016 ...
Better by Half - The New York City Story of Winning Large-Scale Decarceration while Increasing Public Safety, Greene & Schiraldi, 2016 Better by Half: The New York City Story of Winning Large-Scale Decarceration while Increasing Public Safety JUDITH A. GREENE* Director, Justice Strategies VINCENT SCHIRALDI Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy ...
Harsh Sentencing Laws in Washington State to Blame for Growing Lifer Population, Says University Study by Joe Watson Though its forward thinking, beanie-clad baristas façade would suggest otherwise, the State of Washington has a sobering history of abandoning rehabilitative incarceration in favor of some of the most draconian sentencing laws ...
"The System Abuses Us by Locking Us Up Forever": Aging Survivors Behind Bars by Victoria Law By Victoria Law, Truthout On October 6, 2016, 15-year-old Bresha Meadows will appear in an Ohio family court for the death of her abusive father. Meadows had spent a lifetime watching her father hit, ...
Justice Policy Institute Report Challenges Reformers to Focus on Violent Crimes by Derek Gilna There is bipartisan consensus on both the state and federal levels that the number of incarcerated non-violent offenders should be reduced, and that process has slowly begun to build momentum. As the U.S. prison population has ...
New Orleans Sheriff Ends Oversight of Electronic Monitoring Program by David Reutter The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office’s (OPSO) administration of New Orleans’ Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) was an almost “total failure,” according to the city’s Inspector General, Ed Quatrevaux, who found deficiencies in the program compromised public safety and wasted ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Veterans' Programs, Services Cropping Up in Courts and Prisons by Certain offenders with addictions or mental illnesses across the U.S. increasingly find themselves in treatment programs and on community supervision instead of behind bars. And of those incarcerated, they're sent to sparkling new prison units and jails where they can ...
Publication • August 12, 2016
Filed under: Alternative Sentencing
Audit of the Department’s Use of Pretrial Diversion and Diversion-Based Court Programs as Alternatives to Incarceration, DOJ OIG, 2016 Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department of Justice Audit of the Department’s Use of Pretrial Diversion and Diversion-Based Court Programs as Alternatives to Incarceration Audit Division 16-19 July 2016 AUDIT ...
Report Says Lawmakers Should Choose Alternatives to Incarceration by Joe Watson A new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) argues that U.S. lawmakers and "tough-on-crime" advocates have relied on incarceration as a default approach to criminal justice for far too long, not only costing billions of taxpayer dollars and endless ...
Article • August 10, 2016
Prisoner’s Master Carpenter Skills Nets Opportunity to Serve and Receive Freedom by David Reutter A Virginia man who was sentenced to prison in several counties has avoided being sent to prison, and his skill set is being attributed to remaining in jail and release. Lawrence “Junior” Wood faced 36 different ...
History as Substance Abuser Influences Nation’s Drug Czar by David Reutter America’s drug czar is an alcoholic who is approaching his job differently than his predecessors. In leading the White House Office of National Drug Control, Michael Botticelli is following the Obama administration’s policy of shifting away from the “war ...
Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, Brennan Center for Justice, 2015 SOLUTIONS: AMERICAN LEADERS SPEAK OUT ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE Edited by Inimai Chettiar and Michael Waldman at New York University School of Law Foreword by President William J. Clinton Authors Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Cory Booker Chris Christie ...
Article • August 2, 2016 • from PLN August, 2016
New York Federal Judge Challenges Collateral Consequences by In a move The New York Times called “striking,” and Gabriel J. Chin, a professor at the University of California, Davis School of Law said was “groundbreaking,” U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block sentenced a young woman in a drug case to ...
Study Shows Modest Decline in Prison Populations by Derek Gilna A February 2016 study by The Sentencing Project, “U.S. Prison Population Trends 1999-2014: Broad Variation Among States in Recent Years,” found there has been a 2.9% average decline in the number of state prisoners during that period. Over those 15 ...
Overcrowding at South Dakota Prison Impacts Family Visitation Program by A surge in female prisoners incarcerated on low-level drug charges led to the temporary shutdown of a program at the South Dakota Women’s Prison that helps prisoners maintain family ties and relationships. The Parent and Children Together (P.A.C.T.) program provides ...
Does Smarter Sentencing Equal Lower Prison Numbers? by By Adam Wisnieski, The Crime Report The United States has the world’s highest incarceration rate—and efforts to reduce it have been the focus of studies by leading academics, advocacy groups and policymakers. Most recognize that if significant change is going to come, it ...
Still Blocking the Exit, ACLU, 2015 S L L I T B C O L t he G N I K About this Report web mrji.org mandalaenterprise.org email waltermandalalomax@hotmail.com mrji4phases@yahoo.com phone 443.413.6076 This report is about Maryland’s broken parole system for individuals serving life sentences. It was authored by Walter ...
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