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The Great Return To Prison For Minor Violations

The Great Return To Prison For Minor Violations

Minor violations a.k.a. ‘technical violations’ account for the vast majority of reimprisonment cases. Violations can…
Analysis of Executive Order 14074 - Criminal Justice Reform

Analysis of Executive Order 14074 - Criminal Justice Reform

Every so often, the executive branch offers insight into the position on important political issues.…
What Message is the US Justice System Really Sending Prisoners?

What Message is the US Justice System Really Sending Prisoners?

What has surprised me most in my extensive experience with the United States Justice System…
The First Step Act: a Failure of Implementation

The First Step Act: a Failure of Implementation

In 2018 the United States Congress passed the First Step Act, is a criminal justice…
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.…
Lockdown In The Feds

Lockdown In The Feds

It’s been a short while since being able to write, due to a lock down…
Rajesh Maddiwar

Rajesh Maddiwar

I’Il be sharing a particularly interesting case involving a real estate attorney, caught in the…
Losses Sustained in the Criminal Justice Process

Losses Sustained in the Criminal Justice Process

There is so much loss directly and indirectly sustained when you are subjected to an…