President Obama uses his Pardon to release a few federal prisoners, while awaiting Conservatives to lead the movement toward prison reform in the next session of Congress.
The ACLU just released a publication focusing on the imposition of life sentences for relatively minor non-violent offenders in federal and state prisons
Attorney General Eric Holder endorses programs similar to the Philadelphia Federal Reentry Court Program (STAR) as an excellent program and a Justice priority
An article by Federal Judge Laurel Beeler, provides an important foundation to an understanding of Federal Reentry courts and other alternatives to imprisonment
The Philadelphia federal reentry court’s innovative use of legal interns to provide legal services to probation participants is a “STAR” program hallmark
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California has announced the establishment of its first reentry court program in San Francisco.
The highlight of Pre-Conference trainings has been the interview of an ex-federal probationer who questioned the lack of job availability after prison