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Opportunity After Federal Prison

The United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey had some interesting comments about community release after incarceration. Normally, the American standard of criminal justice involves putting away the bad guys. After that, the narrative seems to stop. Unfortunately for that narrative, and fortunately for defendants and inmates, nearly everybody that goes to prison …

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Nearly 4,000 Federal Inmates Have Received Crack Cocaine Sentence Reductions

Status Update: Crack Sentence Reductions In this new article from The Commercial Appeal, the story of one of the many federal inmates getting their crack cocaine sentences reductions is laid out. According to a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), over 3,700 inmates have already had their sentences reduced. An excerpt from the …

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