Month: June 2011

Vote to Determine Retroactivity of Crack Reduction Today

USSC Crack Reduction Vote From the Associated Press, an article about the United States Sentencing Commission vote today to determine if the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 will be made retroactive to currently incarcerated Crack Cocaine offenders. If passed, this could take an about 3 years off a sentence of a conviction involving Crack Cocaine. …

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The (over)Power of the Federal Government in America

How America’s Federal Government is Taking Over “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin Today, the United States government enjoys unprecedented power over its citizens. With each new administration that enters 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., new legislation is passed which encroaches more …

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Important Recent Supreme Court Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court has made some very important decisions during this year’s session. Some of these decisions directly affect the life and possibilities of relief for those facing or serving time in federal prison. Here are three of the biggest ones. Tapia v. United States [Decision] Federal law does not allow rehabilitation to be …

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Early Release from Federal Probation – Success

Our Services Work! We offer easy, fast, and affordable services to help clients gain early release from federal probation, or supervised release (as the case may be). You can see our main page on our services at our service’s main page. The actual filing of a motion to gain early release from federal probation can …

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A Broken System – No Crime or No Punishment

The System is Broken What is the purpose of incarceration? Official definitions and intentions of prison time vary, but the basic principles are these: protecting the public from danger, rehabilitating offenders, and metering would-be offenders from committing similar crimes in the future. It seems commonly known that the way the United States government, and the …

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Bureau of Prisons – Administrative Remedies

A Necessity for Relief The Administrative Remedy system is an idea that pervades throughout most all prison systems within the United States. It was created to keep prisons in compliance with federal laws which protect inmates against 8th Amendment violations for cruel and unusual punishment. The implementation also gives the appearance that a prison will …

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