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Increase The Odds of RDAP Acceptance

Join Irv Schattner, national expert, on TONIGHT (10/16) @ 8:30pm (EST) on the RDAP DAN Youtube channel where he will discuss increasing the odds of acceptance into the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP) is an intensive nine-month, 500-hour substance abuse rehabilitation program administered by the United States […]

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Anthony Weiner, 21 Months, Needs Prison Consultant

  Anthony Weiner was sentenced  by Judge Denise Cote to 21 months in federal prison for sexting with a minor. Weiner is the estranged spouse of Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s former adviser. Weiner had resigned from Congress in 2011, when an obscene photo appeared on his Twitter account. Before the present case, he had no […]

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Trump, DACA Dreamers, Immigration & Private Prisons

President Trump issued an executive order directing immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) to locate and lockup undocumented immigrants. Ice’s new policy included imprisoning undocumented immigrants without a criminal record. During September, Attorney General Sessions ended the protection for Daca Dreamers. The dreamers are undocumented immigrants, who were brought to the United States as children–many were under […]

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Hurricane Harvey:Texas Prisons Evacuated

Photo–NBC News Photo-Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area. Because of the historic flooding, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice started evacuating inmates from five prisons. Approximately 6,000 inmates were transferred by buses this past weekend. The five prisons were the Terrell, Stringfellow and Ramsey prisons in Brazoria County. The […]

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Opioid Epidemic Increases Jail Suicides?

Have jail suicides increased at the same time that Opioid deaths have increased nationally (Opioid Epidemic). For example, data from the Massachusetts state Department of Public Health indicated opioid-related overdose deaths started to increase from 656 in 2011 to 2,069 in 2016. During the same years, all 14 county Massachusetts sheriffs’ departments reported that suicides […]

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If Mark Zuckerberg Really Wants to Help Reform!

Photo:Business Insider On August 1, the Tech insider reported that Mark Zuckerberg wants to spend his billions reforming education, housing, and criminal justice. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan has already made substantial investments in education, but their criminal justice initiatives are just beginning. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), has donated funds to Measures for […]

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Texas Prisons, Dead Inmates, Excessive Heat

In a ground breaking decision, U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison ruled that Texas state corrections were aware of the dangerous and lethal heat risks in their prisons and that at least 23 men in Texas prisons have died from the heat in the last 20 years. For the past four years, PrisonPath has posted numerous […]

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