This morning I participated in the annual Long Walk to Freedom, which is sponsored by Boaz & Ruth along with other solution providers in the city whose activities center around incarceration and reentry efforts. The walk starts at the Richmond … Continue reading
This past week we have been reading Todd R. Clear’s book Imprisoning Communities How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse. As I have been reading this book, I have been connecting it back to what my experience has been at Boaz & Ruth and working in … Continue reading
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New York Times August 12, 2013 Justice Dept. Seeks to Curtail Stiff Drug Sentences By CHARLIE SAVAGE WASHINGTON — In a major shift in criminal justice policy, the Obama administration moved on Monday to ease overcrowding in federal prisons by ordering … Continue reading
Posted by: astelfox | March 18, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/18/blame-the-media/ I know we’ve already passed this section, but after our discussions on crime and punishment, I been thinking more about the criminal justice system. It blows my mind that so many of our citizens can … Continue reading