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2018 Not 1820–No Shackling: Women Giving Birth

The proposed Prison Justice Reform bill (The First Step Act) includes a significant provision prohibiting placing pregnant prisoners in shackles, during labor-birth. Unfortunately, The First Step Act, will apply only to the federal prison system, and not to state and local jails and prisons. Depending on the jurisdiction, what actually happens to an incarcerated woman giving […]

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Criminal Justice Reform–2018

  The Senate on December 18th, passed a criminal justice reform bill in an 87-12 vote, signaling the biggest reforms to the federal criminal justice system in decades. If the bill is approved by the House and the President, the bill only affects federal inmates. Currently , out of 2.1 million inmates, only 180,000 are […]

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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen–3 Years Prison

picture-pbs.org Trump’s former attorney was sentenced today to three years in prison. Cohen had pled guilty in August to avoiding illegally 1.4 million in taxes, and more controversial, to violating  campaign finance laws.  He made payments in the  2016 election to silence porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal.  Both women claimed, they had sexual […]

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CALIFORNIA BAIL REFORM?

California legislators have voted to eradicate bail in favor of a computer-driven algorithm tool called, “risk-assessment.”  The chant heard throughout California, one that pushed the SB10 bill forward, was backed by many entertainers who have used the no money, no bail as their cause cèlèbre.  It ignited widespread negativity about the bail process. Hey, those […]

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The New Scarlet Letter–“F” for Felon

The traditional example of a Scarlet Letter was the Puritan woman in the book, The Scarlet Letter, who cheated on her husband. She had to wear a red “A” for adultery. The new scarlet letter is “F” for Felon. The constant use of the F word, felon, to describe a former incarcerated individual reduces his or her chance […]

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Midterm Elections–Who Can Vote?

Disenfranchised Voters Infographic Elections have consequences for all of us, but there are Americans, who are not allowed to vote. With midterm elections next week, almost six million Americans are disenfranchised from voting. It does not matter if, the former inmates are again productive members of society, who pay taxes. Only states decide who can […]

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Prison: Women Punished More Than Men

The Chicago Reporter, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and NPR has issued a report finding that women in Illinois  ( and prisons across the country), are punished more than male inmates for usually minor violations. They analyzed data from fifteen states, which tracked punishments by gender, visited four different prison systems, and […]

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Your Emotional Health

Take Control of Your Emotional Health Your emotional health plays a large role in your ability to deal with life problems and stress.  You can establish good emotional health by first identifying what it is you are feeling.  This may sound like a no-brainer, but many people have difficulty honing in on exactly what they […]

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Bill Cosby in Prison

Photo by CNN On September 25, Bill Cosby was found guilty of felony sexual assault. Judge O’Neill, a judge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, stated, “This was a serious crime… Mr. Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The day has come, the time has come.” The court sentenced celebrity Cosby to three-to 10-years. The court […]

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Prison Strike Update

By:Millions for Prisoner March Despite news coverage of the prison strike that started on August 21 and ended on September 9th, congressmen,  who are in charge of federal prison policy, told the Huffington Post, that they have not heard about the prison strike. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) did not know of any […]

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