A Voice from Prison Blog | Criminal Justice Reform & Constitutional Rights
A Voice from Prison Blog | Criminal Justice Reform & Constitutional Rights

A Voice From Prison is a nonprofit organization advocating for criminal justice reform and constitutional rights. We came about when our founder was first inside the prison walls but soon expanded outwards to involve the entire community by raising awareness of what it means to administer justice in the United States.

Being imprisoned for many years away from the public eye is vastly different than it appears in pop culture media. We are the voice for those who don’t always get heard. Our blog provides you with all of the information you need to know. Including facts and insights from things you wouldn’t believe are true!

A Voice From Prison aims to promote policy change and educate people about the reality of life behind bars. We do this by providing evidence based research materials and services for people who are currently or have been involved in the prison system, as well as the general public at large.

#AVoiceFromPrison #AVoiceBehindBars

What happens when our justice system doesn't get it right?

Some Americans break the law without ever being aware. Did you know using a fake name on social media could get you arrested, or that sharing your password to a subscription service is considered a federal crime?
Crime prevention shouldn’t mean targeting innocent or disadvantaged people.
The US constitution establishes the separation of powers, but the system of checks and balances isn’t what it should be.
In 2021, 161 prisoners were exonerated for crimes they did not commit. Official misconduct was found to have occurred in more than 63% of these cases.
In 2020, less than 50% of all reported homicides led to an arrest.
According to a recent study on prisoner recidivism by the Bureau of Justice Statistics "an estimated 68% of released prisoners were arrested within 3 years, 79% within 6 years, and 83% within 9 years.”
The US criminal justice system clearly isn't working.
Maintaining our Constitutional rights is a big deal - by the time you cross paths with the criminal justice system, it is already too late.
The US Justice Department oversees prosecution of crimes, how criminal laws are interpreted, authority over convicted individuals in the BOP, and even who receives pardons.
With more than 2 million people currently behind bars, the US has the highest per capita incarceration rate in the world.

Recent Blog Posts

The First Step Act: a Failure of Implementation

The First Step Act: a Failure of Implementation

A specific law passed by the United States Congress, which was aimed at reducing prison…
Unbelievable Conditions At Federal Prisons

Unbelievable Conditions At Federal Prisons

It’s interesting to see the disparity between inmates and staff. The line between has a…
Transit During COVID-19 (Part 2)

Transit During COVID-19 (Part 2)

This blog post is the continuation of a series, Transit During COVID-19. Read part one…
Criminal Justice Reform: Issues and Obstacles

Criminal Justice Reform: Issues and Obstacles

Criminal Justice Reform: Issues and Obstacles Sarah Belyeu Support for punitive justice has a long-standing…
Transit During COVID-19 (Part 1)

Transit During COVID-19 (Part 1)

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a living nightmare for most, trapped at home without the…
Costs of Incarceration

Costs of Incarceration

Keeping people behind bars is a huge business, with huge costs associated with the effort.…
Tyler King | Activist for Criminal Justice Reform & Constitutional Rights

Tyler King is a writer and rights activist.

The Writer and Blogger

Tyler King has become an activist for constitutional rights and criminal justice reform. Previous military, Ivy-League educated (in law and criminal justice, as well as business), he shares his views and the truths from the other side. Losing credibility, relationships, money, and the most precious resource of all time, Tyler has turned these negative experiences into opportunities to better himself and the world around him.

Recent NEWS