Now More Than Ever, Inmates Need an Advocate That Can Fight for Their Rights!
News Release 4/24/2020: BOP Tomfoolery! (Trickery, Deception, Deceit)! Bureau of Prisons Removes Webpage On COVID-19 FAQ Home Confinement The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is under fire from US District Judge Ronnie Abrams (Southern District of New York) to come up with some guidance on how it is addressing the release of certain minimum security…Read More
Sheriff Advocates Releasing Certain Offenders to Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak in Jail
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — “I’m advocating for what’s right.” That was the start of a series of tweets from Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. He said he supports the release of non-violent, elderly offenders with serious underlying health conditions. This is meant to prevent a coronavirus outbreak in the Harris County Jail. But the process…Read More
BREAKING NEWS! Some Federal Inmates May Soon Leave For Home Confinement!
Washington D.C. March 26, 2020 – Attorney General’s Memorandum to the Bureau of Prisons “The Attorney General of the United States just sent a Memorandum for inmates to the Director of the Bureau of Prisons on 3/26/2020. This dealt with allowing certain inmates, minimum and low risk, to be evaluated for immediate release to home…Read More
Covid 19 (Coronavirus) – Are Inmates Safe in Federal and State Prisons?
The world is turning into something that no one has ever seen before. Countries are closing borders and keeping non-citizens out. Inside, closings continue— restaurants, bars, churches, schools, movies, sporting events, and many factories and businesses are ordered closed. Social gatherings are limited to groups of 10 people or less, staying at least six feet…Read More
Prison Consultant Michael Frantz Says Harvey Weinstein Should Stay Low in Jail
Harvey Weinstein has reportedly hired a prison consultant, according to Page Six. This was to learn all about time behind bars following his rape conviction on Monday. Experts told Insider that the best thing he can do is keep his head down. The disgraced movie mogul, who more than 80 women have accused of sexual misconduct, was convicted of third-degree…Read More
More Than 2,200 Inmates Released From Federal Prison Due to First Step Act!
In Case You Missed it, This Incredible Event Happened in July of 2019! WASHINGTON — The gates of the federal prison system swung open for 2,200 inmates who were freed under the terms a new law aimed at reducing the government’s costly inmate population and easing their transition back to the free world. The mass…Read More
Trump Pardons Governor Rod Blagojevich, Goes Home From Prison
After leaving prison Tuesday, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich expressed his “everlasting gratitude” to President Trump who pardons his 14-year corruption sentence. Embed from Getty Images Blagojevich, who served eight years behind bars in Colorado, jokingly called himself a “Trumpocrat,” saying the president “saw a wrong and corrected it.” Trump said the punishment imposed on the Chicago Democrat and one-time contestant on…Read More
Human Rights Lawyer Encourages Legislators to Keep On the Federal Prison Investigation
Mississippi lawmakers need to act in the next couple of months to improve conditions inside state prisons that are crowded, shabby and violent, a human rights lawyer told legislators Thursday. Here is the latest news on the Federal Prison Investigation. Cliff Johnson, director of the MacArthur Justice Center at the University of Mississippi law school,…Read More
The Inmate Grievance Program—Inmates Can File an Administrative Remedy Appeal if They Have Been Discriminated Against, Mistreated, or Adversely Denied A Program!
What is an Administrative Remedy Appeal? The Administrative Remedy Program is a Bureau of Prisons program by which inmates in federal prison can seek formal review of an issue which relates to any aspect of their confinement which they believe is inappropriate, discriminatory, or incorrect. In other words, if an inmate feels he has been mistreated, discriminated…Read More
New Criminal Record Removal Act – 2020’s Way of Giving Inmates a Second Chance
A law that allows people in New Mexico to erase their criminal history went into effect on January 1st! Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Criminal Record Expungement Act during the last legislative session. This new criminal record removal act will allow people to petition to get rid of their criminal records and remove their files from…Read More