Category: reform

I DON’T THINK IT MEANS WHAT YOU THINK IT MEANS: “VIOLENT OFFENDERS” AND LEGAL LEGERDEMAIN, by Joshua Wood

As the discourse about criminal justice reform continues in American society, you’ll often hear politicians say they support releasing non-violent offenders while keeping violent offenders locked up. That’s fair, but considering how much they try to sell the general public on this idea, I only think it’s fair […]

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MILLENNIALS AND YOUNGER GENERATIONS ARE NOW THE MAJORITY OF THE US POPULATION. SO WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM? by Joshua Wood

As the demographics in this country shift away from white people, the younger generations are also coming to dominate the population. According to a Brookings Institution report, people under 40 are 50.7 percent of the population as of July 2019. So what does this mean for serious criminal […]

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by Charles Dorsey

change.org/vaprisonreform The aforementioned website is asking as many people as.possible to go to the site and sign the petition in support of prison reform m in Virginia. We need 30,000 signatures, and we are only 7,000 away. So, you support prison reform please sign up and encourage anyone […]

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Reformation, by Sean Brown

Reform = to shape anew; make over; take on a new/different state [of being]. Are You satisfied with Btw person You are? Are You where You want to be? If not, what’s preventing You from getting to Your destination? We know that old saying” It’s insanity to do […]

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by Nathaniel McCoy

How could this state talk about prison reform when they (politics)fail to give standard ethics to offenders in prison…Don’t get me wring there are some programs but they are only for those who have a little big of time…What about hose who have lenghty sentences?There’s nothing for that […]

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Mass Incarceration, by Nathan Mccoy

I would like to expound on the topic of mass incarceration. Michelle Alexander the author of The New Jim Crow Mass incarceration couldn’t,have spoke a better volume of what was and still is.From personal experience I speak of incarceration in the state of Louisiana where the incarceration rate […]

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Reform, by John T. McWhorter

Hey Mad World, first I would like to give a warm round of love and respect to the ladies and gentlemen and their families as they fight along side me on a fight for Reform and Post-Conviction Opportunities.  Secondly, I send my love and respect to all the brothers who […]

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Introducing Sherron Ricks

Sherron M. Ricks (3/17/79) release date of 2035 I’m your average dude from the city of Norfolk,va. Well from where I’m from (PARK PLACE) we’re definitely different than most. I was 21 when this sentence begin and Park place definitely bred me for prison. My parents bred me […]

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It’s Time to Start Thinking Outside the Box When It Comes to Penal and Criminal Justice Reform Efforts by John Hamilton

A long time ago I once heard someone describe insanity as doing the same thing, over and over again, expecting different results. This undoubtedly describes the dilemma surrounding penal and criminal justice reform efforts in America. It’s time to rethink our reform strategies and embrace a more innovative […]

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“Judicial Reform” by Gerald Bates

I suffer from a legal conundrum which the courts have refused to address. In that situation, I’m not alone. I’ve discussed my situation in previous post, “Life over a Bounced Check” & ” Florida Life w/out Parole Capitol”. The average middle class citizen believes the courts are fair […]

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Prison Reform

How come when ever there is talk about prison reform it turns into talk about race ? Im here to tell you it is not a race thing it is a poor person thing ! I know just my personal story is i received 39 year sentence for […]

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LIBERAL PRISON REFORM

There seems to be a common liberal idea that us prisoners are “victims” of our environments, that people commit crimes because they were placed in situations where it was their only option. With all due respect to these people, who are often genuine individuals trying to do good […]

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