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The Beginning of the End of Halfhearted Re-Entry

During the last six months, Attorney General Eric Holder has announced new policies for prison reform and the reduction of our high recidivism rates. The reforms announced previously focused on the overkill of charging defendants which resulted in long sentences for non-violent offenders. On March 24, it was announced that the Federal Bureau of Prisons […]

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Re-Entry Programs & Recidivism: The Connection Continued

San Francisco understands what is necessary in order to lower recidivism and prison overcrowding. Unlike many probation departments and prison systems, San Francisco’s counselors look to what is needed for a released inmate in terms of housing, employment, health care, and drug rehabilitation. The probation department has even picked up returning citizens from prisons to […]

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Re-entry and Second Chances

This posting was originally titled in September, “Skilled Jailhouse Lawyer Is Now in Law School, Thanks to Bill and Melinda Gates.” It is the true story of a reformed bank robber who served ten years in federal prison. While serving time, he found a calling and a need to help other people.  Shon Hopwood is […]

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