Tennessee Prison Guard Sues CoreCivic Over Inmate Assault, Harassment

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in Featured, Prison Abuse | Comments

CoreCivic, and the second largest operator of private prisons, the Geo Group, run the worst prisons in America, with a steady history of abuses. I am amazed that this person was not raped. Many are in private prisons … by staff. CCA got so much bad press that it changed its name to CoreCivic, which continues to earn terrible reports of unabated abuses.   Excerpts from the Article: A Tennessee woman is suing private prison contractor...

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SENTENCING LAW AND POLICY – Reforms to Aid Reentry, Removing Barriers – kra

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

This article was sent by my friend Margaret Hawkins, head of DARSOL. It is an excellent summary of some positive developments in our criminal justice system to date. Excerpts from the Article: January 10, 2019 “Reducing Barriers to Reintegration: Fair chance and expungement reforms in 2018” Cover-Fair-Chance-Reform-2018 The title of this post is the title of this notable new report from the Collateral Consequences Resource Center to...

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New year, new session, new vision for reform, Sean Lynn – With Letter to Editor – kra

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Take Action Now! | Comments

This excellent commentary by my friend and super attorney Sean Lynn is right on point. But there is so much more which can be done.   He should move swiftly on expungements. Some 70 million adult Americans have a criminal record. I happen to specialize in applications for expungements and for pardons, here and in other states. In Delaware, if you have a felony record, before you can get an expungement you first must get a pardon, a long and...

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Second trial for prison riot begins Monday – 1/14/19

Posted by on Jan 13, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Read my related articles. The state has NO idea what really happened. They just picked 18 inmates and said “let’s charge these guys”!  It is worth noting that the only inmates convicted in the first trial were those without a lawyer! Open the article to see the names and backgrounds of the next 4 inmates going on trial. Meanwhile, my friend Steve Hampton continues to give prison officials the trouble they deserve with his...

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Error in U.S. prisons law means well-behaved inmates wait longer for release

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Featured | Comments

Thousands of inmates will not be released as intended.  Let us pray that the error is corrected ASAP. Excerpts from the Article: U.S. prisoners who were expecting earlier release for good behavior, thanks to a new criminal justice law enacted last month, must keep waiting due to an error in the bill, said activists working with the White House to fix the mistake. Potentially thousands of inmates could be affected by the error in the First Step...

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Branching out: Dover Interfaith Mission to open shelter facility outside of Felton

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

“The best little shelter either side of the Mississippi”, and where I landed upon my release from prison in 2012. I still do a lot of volunteer work for DIMH. 🙂 Excerpts from the Article: Jeanine Kleimo, chairwoman of the Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing, said the nonprofit’s upcoming expansion to a former motel-turned Islamic worship center outside of Felton sounds like the start of a joke. “As I like to say, the story is a...

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