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Mass Incarceration Prison System Issues

Latest Updates on Early Prison Releases for CDCR’s Nonviolent Second-Strikers (NVSS)

In Jan 2015, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) started a new process of determining parole and early prison releases. This was after a federal court directed California to reduce overcrowding in prison. As a result, the inmates characterized as being Nonviolent Second-Strikers (NVSS) qualified for early parole. And in November 2016, nonviolent prisoners […]

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones stands next to a sign he created that says, "Illegal Aliens Here."
Mass Incarceration Prison System Issues

Butler County’s New Law Means NO Prison Time for Non-Violent Offenders

A new law in Ohio State provides that low-level, non-violent offenders in Butler County could go to jail rather than being sentenced to prison. This new law will take effect July 2018. Low-Level, Non-Violent Offenders Get Break in Butler County Fifth degree felony such as burglary, drug related offenses, and some other non-violent offenders would be […]

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Famous Prisoners Series Top News 2017

Famous Prisoners: New Home for Colorado’s Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes

Colorado’s Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes has found a new home at a high-security federal prison in Pennsylvania. The news was announced by the Federal Bureau of Prisons on September 28. His current location at USP Allenwood has finally become known after nearly two years. This comes after he was silently moved out of Colorado’s […]