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Electronic Home Detention

With today’s budget problems, why can’t we cut costs that are not necessary? Should someone who steals a $30.00 pair of jeans, cost the taxpayer 10,000 dollars or should it cost...

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Wisconsin: Cutting state prison population in half worth considering

  At one level, this probably sounds absurd. A group of faith communities from around the state is revving up a campaign to cut the Wisconsin prison population in half by 2015. That...

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Stunning PowerPoint by Solitary Watch – Solitary 101 Reblogged from deafinprison:

By BitcoDavid PowerPoint presentation by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway of Solitary Watch. This is a truly massive work, and well worth taking a few minutes to watch in its...

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Confine the Worst and Manage the Rest: Considering a Shift in Criminal Justice Spending

The National Institute of Justice just published this paper By Ephy Amoah-Ntim: ” By Ephy Amoah-Ntim If we were to take a look at the entire portfolio of criminal justice, we might...

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please sign by clicking link

Governor Pat Quinn Office of the Governor 207 State House Springfield, IL 62706 Dear Gov. Quinn, We, the undersigned residents of the State of Illinois, hereby petition you to direct...

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(64) PLEASE SHARE – JNP

(64) PLEASE SHARE – JNP.  Our goal is to contribute to a paradigm shift from viewing the inmate population as less than human and mentally deranged to human beings deserving...

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Building Alliances between the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems

“There is growing evidence that keeping individuals with mental illness out of the criminal justice system by engaging them in treatment and providing appropriate supports reduces both human and economic...

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connect to your legislators

http://www.elections.illinois.gov/districtlocator/districtofficialsearchbyaddress.aspx...

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“Solitary Confinement: The Season of Sorrow”

“Solitary Confinement: The Season of Sorrow”...

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every person in prison is not guilty of a crime

July 13, 2012 292 EXONERATED Madeleine, I’m writing to let you know about important news from Washington that I know you’ll be excited to hear. Yesterday, lawmakers in both houses...

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Why Prison Doesn’t Work: An Essay

Why Prison Doesn’t Work: An Essay Originally written for a competition by the Howard League for Penal Reform for essays on the topic of “Why Prisons Don’t Work”. You can...

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YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2012 when

YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2012 when… 1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave. 2. You haven’t played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have...

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desk

this is perfect for my new life as a student http://shoeboxdwelling.com/2012/04/27/quello/...

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almost

We would love any comments or guests to join and share their experiences.I am almost finished with undergraduate program and hope to enter graduate school in summer/fall.Any ideas/...

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