Culture North America Justice Activities Alternatives Rehabilitation United StatesAt the age of seventeen, Chris Wilson is sentenced to life without parole. In prison, he formulates what he calls a “master plan”. The document sets his project for self-improvement and draws the way to changing his life. He serves 16 years before being freed. And reading books was a great deal.
North America Activities United StatesOn a typical school day, the carpentry workshop at Ingram State Technical College is buzzing with activity. Men in white prison uniforms chisel, saw and paint, transforming raw wood into decorative tables, chairs and art. Instructor Eddie Lucas watches from the front of the room.
Coronavirus Asia Health ChinaOn Friday, a prison in Rencheng, Shandong Province, reported 200 new cases of novel coronavirus infection. Another 27 were reported in Shilifeng prison in Zhejiang Province. These new cases added to a sudden uptick in the nation’s overall number of infected cases, which shouldn’t have happened at a…
UK: women released from prison nearly three times less likely to be in employment on release than men
North America Health Suicide United StatesA new Bureau of Justice Statistics report reveals that over 1,000 people died in local jails in 2016, underscoring the dangers of jail incarceration. Most troublingly, the report finds at least half of these deaths are preventable, with suicide remaining the leading cause of death.
North America Access to legal rights Justice United States42 voting machines will be brought in during the first two weekends in March — marking the first time in the country a polling place will be available for pretrial detainees.
North America Access to legal rights Justice United StatesLegislation to automatically restore the voting rights of convicted felons when they are released from prison has died unexpectedly in the Washington state Senate Wednesday.
North America Access to legal rights Justice United StatesWhen Missouri holds its presidential primaries next month, more than 63,000 residents will be barred from participating because they’ve been convicted of a felony and are serving a sentence on probation and parole.
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