Monthly Archives: September 2011

Prisoner Protest Restarts in California

Hunger strikes don’t usually last long and this one is not only the second one of the year but has reached the 5th day which is a benchmark of sorts. Having said that, there is a tremendous amount of inmate … Continue reading

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Reentry Myth Busters

Reentry Myth Busters Reentry Myth Busters are a first product of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council. They are essentially fact sheets, designed to clarify existing federal policies that affect formerly incarcerated individuals and their families in areas such as public … Continue reading

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Welfare applicants and drugs

The governor of Florida has instituted drug tests as a part of the welfare program. To date, it shows that only 2 to 3 percent of the applicants tested positive for drugs. However, the trick is to be aware this … Continue reading

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Fired prisons chief Ed Buss still talks; Gov. Rick Scott not happy

This must be a record of some sort. The state of Florida gets what appears to be a good Secretary for the Department of Corrections and his term is short lived. Don’t know there is enough information out there to … Continue reading

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Even Those Cleared of Crimes Can Stay on F.B.I.’s Watch List

This is an interesting proposition because if a person somehow appears on the watch list even if cleared of all crimes and whatever, they stay on the list forever. Now, to many this may seem like a non-issue but take … Continue reading

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Sentencing delayed in prison kickback case

This is almost a joke if it was not so pathetic. Here we have a secretary of the Department of Corrections entering into a contract for kickbacks in the prison commissary system and the state refused to prosecute him. It … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence

On September 25, 2022, the Tallahassee Democrat ran 4 pages on all aspects of Domestic Violence. A very robust series of articles that will cost about $10 to get but well worth the expense. I can not pay the money … Continue reading

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