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How inmates are helping Vt. farmers - WCAX

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How inmates are helping Vt. farmersWCAXThere's just one little detail-- all of these women are prisoners. "I wasn't sure what to think of it, ...
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White collar crime and metadata: beware of building a new honeypot

White collar crime and metadata: beware of building a new honeypot | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Businesses as well as individuals could soon see their metadata retained, making the data storage points even more attractive to criminals.
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Corrections policies changed to release more offenders - Enid News & Eagle

Enid News & Eagle Corrections policies changed to release more offenders Enid News & Eagle At least dozens of those prisoners have since been arrested for other crimes, including murder, bank robbery and sexual assault, according to a check of...
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Utah CEO pushes justice overhaul, wins Wyoming contracts while fighting repeat ... - Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Utah CEO pushes justice overhaul, wins Wyoming contracts while fighting repeat ...
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... a repeat offender himself.
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California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out

California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Those released after the state eased its three-strikes law in 2012 have returned to crime at a remarkably low rate.
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Record number of overdoses as heroin epidemic hits WA

Record number of overdoses as heroin epidemic hits WA | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
WA is in the grip of a heroin epidemic, with paramedics responding to a record number of narcotic deaths and overdoses in recent months.
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Corrections policies changed to release more offenders - Enid News & Eagle

Corrections policies changed to release more offenders - Enid News & Eagle | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Pushing to reduce prison overcrowding, Oklahoma Department of Corrections has quietly changed its policies to give early releases to greater numbers of violent and sex offenders, according to agency documents obtained by Oklahoma Watch.
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Science Be Damned: Americans Prefer Broken Method Of Heroin Treatment, Survey Finds

Science Be Damned: Americans Prefer Broken Method Of Heroin Treatment, Survey Finds | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In developed countries around the globe, the standard of care for opiate addiction is what's known as "medically assisted treatment." Under a doctor's supervision, people with addictive disorders are prescribed medications like methadone, b...
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Labor's plan to re-open Cooma Gaol's minimum security facility

Labor's plan to re-open Cooma Gaol's minimum security facility | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Attorney general slams plan as 'half-baked'
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For Some Mothers In Prison, A Sentence Doesn't Mean Separation

For Some Mothers In Prison, A Sentence Doesn't Mean Separation | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In 10 states, some female prisoners with infants are allowed to care for them. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Jessica Pishko about her reporting for Pacific Standard Magazine on prison nurseries.
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Prison literacy drive sets goal for 2015 | Reading Agency

Prison literacy drive sets goal for 2015 | Reading Agency | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
We're aiming for 10,000 prisoners to take part in the 2015 Six Book Challenge, an ambition we announced at a special event at HMP Brixton on 9 Februar...
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Inside Out: Indigenous imprisonment in Australia - documentary video

Inside Out: Indigenous imprisonment in Australia - documentary video | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Filmed on the plains of north-western New South Wales, this documentary looks at one man's fight against the scourge of indigenous imprisonment in his community
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Anders Breivik massacre: Norway’s worst nightmare

Anders Breivik massacre: Norway’s worst nightmare | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The murder of 77 people by Anders Breivik in Norway is the subject of Åsne Seierstad’s chilling new book. Here, she describes the missed opportunities to stop the killer after he bombed Oslo’s government buildings and headed to the island of Utøya
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The $6.2 billion we pay for welfare and prison when mental health care fails

The $6.2 billion we pay for welfare and prison when mental health care fails | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA’S failure to help young people with a mental illness is costing the country a staggering $6.2 billion a year in health, welfare, business and prison costs.
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How scientists rank drugs from most to least dangerous — and why the rankings are flawed

A tale of difficult scientific policymaking.
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Officials Excited about New Idaho Approach to Incarceration - Twin Falls Times-News

Officials Excited about New Idaho Approach to Incarceration
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In this June 15, 2010 file photo, inmates walk to the dinning hall from their cell block at the Idaho State Correctional Institution outside Boise.
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Rape in the American Prison - The Atlantic

Rape in the American Prison - The Atlantic | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In 2003, Congress passed legislation to eliminate sexual assaults against inmates. One young man’s story shows how elusive that goal remains.
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Law expert slams West Australian Labor for backing new mandatory sentencing

Law expert slams West Australian Labor for backing new mandatory sentencing | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Indigenous justice academic accuses Labor of cowardice over new three-strike policy making it more likely people will go to jail after first court appearance
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Youngest US Woman on Death Row Describes Life Behind Bars

Youngest US Woman on Death Row Describes Life Behind Bars | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Emilia Carr is the youngest woman in the United States on death row.
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Officials Excited about New Idaho Approach to Incarceration - Twin Falls Times-News

Officials Excited about New Idaho Approach to Incarceration - Twin Falls Times-News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
BOISE (AP) | Idaho officials are excited about a change in the state's approach to criminal justice.
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New burglary laws will jail more Aboriginal people in WA, experts fear

New burglary laws will jail more Aboriginal people in WA, experts fear | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Bill set for debate would double the mandatory penalty for repeat burglars and toughen criteria under the state’s ‘three strikes’ laws
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Police seizures have little impact on methamphetamine market, AIC report

Police seizures have little impact on methamphetamine market, AIC report | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Report finds the increasing number of methamphetamine seizures have had little impact on market supply.
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Prisoners’ Education Trust

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Prisoners’ Education Trust provides educational opportunities for men and women prisoners to make a positive change in their lives.
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Why femicide won’t end until we have a truly equal society

Why femicide won’t end until we have a truly equal society | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The new census listing women killed by men aims to shed light on a dark subject. But femicide will not stop until we change the culture that supports it, writes Eva Wiseman
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Repaying a debt to the community

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A group of Dubbo men who found themselves on the wrong side of the law are giving something back for the community and they are asking for help to make it possible.
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