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NJ inmate program serves up good food, job experience - NJ.com

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The stakes are high for such prison teaching programs, which are run with the goal of decreasing the likelihood inmates will repeat their crimes after being released.
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WA death in custody should not be in vain, say family ahead of public inquest

WA death in custody should not be in vain, say family ahead of public inquest | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Family of a young Indigenous woman who died last year while in police custody want a law to prohibit jailing of people over unpaid fines
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Opening Grafton jail the government's next step: union

Opening Grafton jail the government's next step: union | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THE State Government’s next step in dealing with rising prisoner numbers in the state’s jails is to immediately reopen Grafton jail to its full capacity.
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Bali bomber comes face to face with victims' friends and families

Bali bomber comes face to face with victims' friends and families | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The man who drove the explosives-laden van in the Bali bombings comes face to face with the friends and family of some of the victims.
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Why we should all care about cyber crime: the risk to you and me

Why we should all care about cyber crime: the risk to you and me | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
If you think you're not at risk from cyber crime then think again. Everyone connected to the internet is a potential target and hackers are gathering what they can to try to gain your trust.
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California's Jail-building Boom - The Marshall Project

California's Jail-building Boom - The Marshall Project | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
What comes after mass incarceration? Local incarceration.
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Why Australia's war on bikies will inevitably end in failure

Why Australia's war on bikies will inevitably end in failure | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
How can we judge success in Australia's crackdown on bikie gang? And what lessons can we take away from this type of law enforcement campaign?
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Strange story of losses and gains

Strange story of losses and gains | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
It's the about-face from the NSW Government that has saved face for Member for Bathurst Paul Toole.
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Prison break: Inmates make amends in woodland renewal project

Prison break: Inmates make amends in woodland renewal project | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmates from Glen Innes Correctional Centre have been giving back to the community by assisting with the clean-up and maintenance of the Beardy Waters Woodland Reserve.
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Drink limits plan for Australia Day, Melbourne Cup and footy finals

Drink limits plan for Australia Day, Melbourne Cup and footy finals | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Baird government dropped its plan to limit drinks on Australia Day, Melbourne Cup, footy finals after complaints by the alcohol lobby before the March election. The Australian Hotels Association met with Premier Mike Baird.
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Do encounters with perpetrators help or hinder recovery after traumatic loss?

Do encounters with perpetrators help or hinder recovery after traumatic loss? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Would you meet with the people found responsible for the deaths of your family members or friends?
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Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News

Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The new justice wanted to experience the process to assess inmates; a prison official requested judges provide more info
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Preying on Texas Prisoners: When Guards Demand Sex - Texas Tribune

Preying on Texas Prisoners: When Guards Demand Sex - Texas Tribune | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Since 2000, the Texas prison system has referred nearly 400 cases of staff sex crimes against inmates to prosecutors. Prosecutors refused to pursue almost half of those cases. Of 126 prison workers convicted, just nine were sentenced to serve time.
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Prison Revolt - The New Yorker

Prison Revolt - The New Yorker | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Pat Nolan was a staunch law-and-order state assemblyman. Then he went to prison, where he had an epiphany.
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'Overreaction to stolen generation' puts Indigenous children at risk – WA judge

'Overreaction to stolen generation' puts Indigenous children at risk – WA judge | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
WA chief justice Wayne Martin says the reluctance of child protection workers to remove Aboriginal children from their communities ‘is a form of discrimination’
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Is this the new way to quit smoking?

Is this the new way to quit smoking? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
SO it turns out you don’t have to want to quit smoking in order to help kick the habit, you just have to relax.
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Making the Connection Update

Making the Connection Update | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Making the Connection Update, by Stephen Seymour: Track Project Activities, World and Australian News and Trends relating to Higher Education in Prisons and Corrections Centres
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Can tech help overcome addiction?

Can tech help overcome addiction? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Though the process of overcoming addiction is a personal one, this generation and those ahead may have some new, innovative options to help with recovery — due to technology and the mobile app phenomenon.
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NH Drug Czar Offers Opioid Crisis Recommendations - Patch.com

NH Drug Czar Offers Opioid Crisis Recommendations - Patch.com | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Jack Wozmak issues 22 points to strengthen Granite State efforts to combat heroin, substance abuse problems.
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Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Psychopaths and sociopaths have similar characteristics, lacking remorse or empathy for others. And they can both be violent, deceitful and manipulative. But what are the differences between the two?
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Back in business: Kirkconnell jail recommisioned in record time

Back in business: Kirkconnell jail recommisioned in record time | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
With great ceremony Kirkconnell correctional facility was recommissioned on Thursday
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Centre of attention as prison reopens

Centre of attention as prison reopens | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Controversially closed in 2011, Kirkconnell Correctional Facility was recommissioned yesterday amid great ceremony.
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Tasmanian prisoners in need of books to read to their children

Tasmanian prisoners in need of books to read to their children | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Tasmanian prisoners are in need of books to read to their children.
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Stress hormone reduces heroin cravings

Stress hormone reduces heroin cravings | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Every addiction is characterized by a strong desire for a certain addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or other drug. Researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland recently conducted a study on heroin addiction and demonstrated that the stress hormone cortisol can reduce addictive cravings. The findings from the research have been published in the medical journal Translational Psychiatry.
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Sheriffs fear prison reform to play out in county jails - Montgomery Advertiser

Sheriffs fear prison reform to play out in county jails - Montgomery Advertiser | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
New Class D felony classification the sticking point
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The unspoken role of ice in Australia’s domestic violence problem

The unspoken role of ice in Australia’s domestic violence problem | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
WOMEN in violent relationships are turning to the drug ice to cope with or mentally escape the horror of family violence.
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