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Are Prisons Bleeding Us Dry?

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Ziggi Ivan Santini's curator insight, December 2, 2013 6:09 AM

"Expecting our prison system to end violence in our communities is like expecting fast food giants to end the obesity epidemic."

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Prison Entrepreneurship Program

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The Prison Entrepreneurship Program is a nonprofit that transforms inmates into entrepreneurs.
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Outcasts: Surviving the Culture of Rejection | A Documentary Film

Outcasts: Surviving the Culture of Rejection | A Documentary Film | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“Outcasts: Surviving the Culture of Rejection” is a documentary film about the high cost of recidivism and its impact on Northeast Tennessee.
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David Camm to take new job advocating claims of wrongful convictions

David Camm to take new job advocating claims of wrongful convictions | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The non-profit organization Investigating Innocence has announced Camm has been hired as a new case coordinator.
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Thousands of nonviolent offenders get life without parole, ACLU study finds

Thousands of nonviolent offenders get life without parole, ACLU study finds | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
More than 3,200 inmates will likely die in U.S. prisons serving life sentences for nonviolent crimes such as theft and drug possession, including at least 49 in Oklahoma.
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Court overturns ex-SEAL trainee's conviction in 1995 murder | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Court overturns ex-SEAL trainee's conviction in 1995 murder | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
After 14 years behind bars, one of two former Navy SEAL trainees convicted in a 1995 Virginia Beach murder case had his conviction overturned Tuesday by the Virginia Court of Appeals.
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New law forces new procedures

New law forces new procedures | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
With new legal discovery rules going into effect Jan. 1, 2014, Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland is changing with the times.
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Good News For Children Serving Life Behind Bars

Good News For Children Serving Life Behind Bars | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A federal judge ruled that inmates imprisoned for crimes they committed while they were children must have a "fair, meaningful and realistic" opportunity for parole.
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Preview: Walking Free - Videos - CBS News

Three murders, three trials, 13 years of reporting by "48 Hours" and a husband and father walks free. David Camm talks to "48 Hours"' Richard Schlesinger in his first network TV interview since his trial, Saturday, Nov.
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Inmate Work Release Clean Up Program - Permian Basin 360

Inmate Work Release Clean Up Program - Permian Basin 360 | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The City of Midland is getting help from an unexpected source of labor to clean up the city...
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Short jail sentences disrupt criminals' lives, says top judge - Telegraph

Short jail sentences disrupt criminals' lives, says top judge - Telegraph | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Senior judge Lord Neuberger dismissed short jail sentences as ineffective and “disruptive” to criminals’ jobs and home lives
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Judge blasts prosecutor for talking to defendants

Judge blasts prosecutor for talking to defendants | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
PONTIAC — A Livingston County judge said Livingston County State’s Attorney Seth Uphoff may have violated ethics rules by talking with a defendant without his lawyer’s permission, creating what the
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'I want him to change'

'I want him to change' | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
She waited to hear from him for 23 years. Then one day last winter, Jeanne Bishop was sorting through a pile of mail at her office when she spotted a Manila envelope with a postmark from a downstate...
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Forensic Testimony - SciTech Connect

Forensic Testimony - SciTech Connect | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Author Michael Bowers discusses his new book, Forensic Testimony: Science, Law and Forensic Evidence. Find out why you should read Forensic Testimony.
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A free man, Ryan Ferguson plans move to Florida

A free man, Ryan Ferguson plans move to Florida | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The 29-year-old said Friday he plans to relocate from Missouri to Florida to stat his new life.
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USA: Number of Prisoners Now Exceeds High School Teachers and Engineers | Filming Cops

USA: Number of Prisoners Now Exceeds High School Teachers and Engineers | Filming Cops | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
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INNOCENT!, Support for the Wrongly Convicted, Imprisoned

INNOCENT!, Support for the Wrongly Convicted, Imprisoned | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
INNOCENT!, a Christian-based non-profit organization, refers prison inmates and their families to a national network of Innocence organizations following receipt and review of claims of wrongful conviction.
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Anderson Audit gives hope to imprisoned | KXAN.com

Anderson Audit gives hope to imprisoned | KXAN.com | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In 1995, Drousche was involved in an altercation with 16-year-old C.W. Dean. The two both had an admiration for the same girl and it came to blows in front of Dean’s home.
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Counties That Send The Most People To Death Row Show A Questionable Commitment To Justice

Counties That Send The Most People To Death Row Show A Questionable Commitment To Justice | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Last week, I looked at a recent study by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) which finds that the vast majority of executions and death row inmates come from a very small percentage of counties across the country.
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Longtime government lawyer left $188M charitable trust, including record gift to his law school - ABA Journal

Longtime government lawyer left $188M charitable trust, including record gift to his law school - ABA Journal | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A Seattle lawyer who worked for the Veterans Administration for nearly 30 years invested his savings and an inheritance from his parents to amass the money to fund a $187.6 million charitable trust.
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The 'silent victims' of incarceration: Coping with parents in prison

The 'silent victims' of incarceration: Coping with parents in prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
More than 2.7 million children in America live with a parent in prison. The effects can be devastating.
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