Beginning this past Tuesday, November 1st, Federal judges began reviewing the prison sentences of thousands of offenders convicted for crimes related to crack cocaine. This review process is an extension of the Fair Sentencing Act, passed in 2010, which reduced the disparity in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine offenses.
Florida says ‘bon voyage’ to 4000 corrections workers displaced by privatization with big payout. An article in the Miami Herald this week outlines a hidden expense associated with Florida’s wide-ranging prison privatization program passed this spring by the state legislature. The state will turn the management of 30 prisons over
Inmates’ friends and family can now send money in Louisiana through JPay.com, the JPay money order lockbox, and at any MoneyGram location. Sending money in the Big Easy just got easier. JPay is launching in Louisiana today, which means sending money to state prisoners will now be as easy and