Category Archives: Re-entry

Judge Rejects New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy

There was an old Bob Dillon song that went something like ‘Times are a changing.’ ‘….A federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in the city, … Continue reading

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To cut STD rate, Calif considers condoms in prison

Never thought I would see this in the public press but finally there is a very sad truth manifesting itself about our prison nation. The STD rate and HIV rate is 10 times higher in prisons than among the general … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Student Loan Rates Will Double Monday

You have to ask yourself just why is this happening. Especially so when the government can and did lend banks billions of dollars at less than one percent interest rate with none of the guarantees attached to student loans. The … Continue reading

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Restoration of civil liberties

This one of the better stories I have seen concerning restoration of voter rights and especially so for those with non-violent felonies. However, lets be honest. Most states restore civil rights after a person has served their time. A few … Continue reading

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Scott signs bill speeding up capital punishment

Can not get over the title of this bill: The ‘Timely Justice Act of 2013′. There are a ton of cases why this should not be signed but the one case in point that comes to view is that of … Continue reading

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Delivering a computer to Daytona

Did not want to get out of bed this morning. However, had a laptop from the Horizon Communities in Prison to deliver to a young lady that just started college and today was the only day in the visible future … Continue reading

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The Prison Problem

This is one of the best articulations of the prison problem that I have yet to read and surprise of surprises is that it comes out of Harvard Magazine. Without a doubt there are many out there that know of … Continue reading

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