Monthly Archives: October 2014

In a time when the public is urging prison reform and budgets are swelling, why does the Bureau of Prisons systematically ignore their authority to use alternatives to prison?

Chris Burke, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman, as quoted by Jay Stapleton and Karen Ali,  in a June 30, 2014 article published in The Connecticut Law Tribune, said it is up to Congress and the courts, not his agency, to decide on … Continue reading

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