The Charlie Hebdo massacre and the subsequent attack on the Hyper Cache kosher market in France are merely the latest and most bloody jihadist atrocities to have traumatised the West. From Ottawa to Sydney…
Programs this extensive this are nearly unheard of in the New Jersey correctional system and hard to come by outside of it, which surprises some considering the extent of the state's heroin and opioid abuse problem. Both the criminal justice and drug treatment systems are often criticized for their high recidivism rates. Despite existing within both sectors, Hudson County's approach is gaining attention for just the opposite – it's working.
AMONG the NSW government’s mostly sound record are some remarkable blunders. Two of them were the responsibility of the former Attorney-General Greg Smith, whose push to weaken the state’s bail regulations has led to a number of serious alleged criminals being allowed their freedom prior to trial.
Some officials maintain that the expanding or replicating the L.I.F.E Tech program could be one of the keys to reducing overcrowding in a prison system where occupancy is close to twice the designed capacity.