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An assist for young men of color?

Feb 13, 2014
President Obama plans to launch an initiative to help young minority men stay in school and out of the criminal justice system
Posted In: prison, African American, State of the Union
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FCC caps rates for prison phone calls

Feb 12, 2014
This week the FCC adopted new phone rates for people in prison, jail or detention centers.
Posted In: prison
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Going to prison can be costly for the whole family

Feb 3, 2014
Prison costs don't just fall on the taxpayer.
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In prison you get health care. When you're released ...

Dec 30, 2013
At last count, the nation was spending $6.5 billion a year treating mental illness, substance abuse and chronic conditions in prisons.
Posted In: medicaid, prison, health care
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Are kids being mistreated in America's private prisons?

Oct 22, 2013
A new exposé in The Huffington Post describes startling allegations of abuse and neglect at for-profit juvenile prisons.
Posted In: prison, Juvenile
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The economics behind a drug sentencing overhaul

Aug 12, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder seeks to scale back the use of mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes.
Posted In: drugs, Crime, jail, prison
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The planet's most expensive prison: Guantanamo by the numbers

May 3, 2013
The Department of Defense wants to spend nearly $200 million to upgrade facilities at Guantanamo Bay. President Obama wants to shut it down for good. We take a look at the numbers behind the planet's most expensive prison.
Posted In: Obama, defense, prison
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Philadelphia collects court debt decades later

Dec 20, 2012
Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, prison, Crime, debt, Philadelphia
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Goldman Sachs to fund $10 million city jail program

Aug 2, 2012
The program in New York City is designed to keep young men from re-offending.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, prison
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Prison alternatives more profitable for offenders

Jan 6, 2012
Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.
Posted In: prison, Georgia

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