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April 21, 2015

‘Release Cards’ Turn Inmates and Their Families Into Profit Stream

by Amadou Diallo Unlike consumer debit cards, prison-issued cards are unregulated and subject to exorbitant fees. Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part…

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April 20, 2015

FBI Admits Flaws in Hair Analysis Over Decades

Spencer S. Hsu, of the Washington Post: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit…

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April 18, 2015

America’s criminal justice disgrace: How Apple’s ban of former felons reveals the long road to real reform

Barring ex-felons from employment affronts their civil rights, the Sentencing Project’s Nicole Porter tells Salon Apple likes to present itself as on the cutting edge…

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April 15, 2015

How Three States Are Beating the Prison Population Boom

(Photo: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) New Jersey, New York, and California are the leaders in a new ranking of states that have successfully reduced their prison population….

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April 11, 2015

Long Road To Project Longevity, By Charlie Grady

Long Road To Project Longevity, By Charlie Grady Reprinted from, Apr. 11, 2015 We met Charlie Grady when he became the Bridgeport Project Manager…

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