Eric Baird

Important Supreme Court Decisions (2011)

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 deterring would-be offenders from committing similar crimes in the future. It seems commonly known that the way the United States Federal and State …

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Bureau of Prisons – Administrative Remedies

Administrative Remedies in the Bureau of Prisons 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 …

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Felons in America are no Longer Citizens

American Felons Lose De Facto Citizenship What makes the difference between a citizen and non-citizen in the United States? A laundry list of arguments can be made to define what makes these differences, but at its core, the definition can be found in the U.S. Constitution. The Bill of Rights 1Text of the Bill of …

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Federal Pretrial Primer 2: Pleas, Sentencing and Designation

This is the second of three articles written by the consulting firm PCR Consultants which deals with the federal pretrial phase of an inmate’s federal prison experience. Here we’ll look at what you can expect, how you’re odds are for beating an indictment, and how you can help yourself before leaving for prison. The Hard …

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