Parole of a Lifetime
- Managing Direct Supervision Jails When They Become Overcrowded. Keenhold, David G. // American Jails;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p83
The article provides information on managing overcrowded jails in the U.S. The need for additional beds, telephones, foods services are just part of the problem in an overcrowded detention facility. It is also noted that by providing recreational facilities, visitations and others may contribute...
- Dying to get out: A study on the necessity, importance, and effectiveness of... Lundstrom, Susan // BYU Journal of Public Law;1994, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p155
Focuses on the aspects of prison overcrowding in the United States which are attributable to the incarceration of both elderly and terminally ill inmates. Examination of prison overcrowding dilemma and the associated cost problems; Moral impact of keeping elderly or terminally ill inmates...
- Current findings on intermediate sanctions and community corrections. Bennett, Lawrence A. // Corrections Today;Feb95, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p86
Reports on the possible exploration of alternative sanctions by criminal justice practitioners the crowding crisis to address in U.S. prisons and jails. Probation; Day fines; House arrest; Electronic monitoring; Transitional systems; Drug treatment.
- Organizational Change & Staff Empowerment. Binder, Charles J. // Corrections Today;Feb2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p67
Focuses on the benefits of organizational changes for community corrections. Role of parole officers of correctional institution; Background on the New Jersey Division of Parole; Factors influencing parole; Discussion on staff empowerment in correctional institutions.
- FISCAL LOCKDOWN. Falk, Julie // Dollars & Sense;Nov/Dec2003, Issue 250, p32
Speculates on how fiscal constraint may shape the future of the U.S. prison system. Increase in the number of people in prisons and jails across the country since 1980; Implementation of a risk-assessment scoring system by the Kentucky Parole Board; Significance of alternative sentencing...
- Booze, jail and no justice. // New Internationalist;Nov99, Issue 318, p5
Reports on the overpopulation in correctional institutions in Sudan. Imprisonment as a penalty for minor offenses committed by women in Sudan; Sudan government's efforts to increase the incarceration capacity of the Ombudsman Prison for Women; Maximum capacity of the prison.
- Probation And Parole: The Savior of Corrections. Jones, Justin // Corrections Today;Feb2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p34
Presents an article on the parole systems of community corrections in the U.S. Number of inmates in state facilities according to the April 2002 'Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin'; Role of probation and parole supervision in the continuum of correctional services.
- Communication breakdown. Schnitzler, Peter // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p3
Reports on the failure of the efforts of the Marion County Community Corrections to ease jail overcrowding through a new community corrections facility in Marion County, Indiana. Refusal of the Metropolitan Development Commission on the proposed construction of a work-release center; Concern of...
- ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING. Blodgett, Nancy // ABA Journal;Nov87, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p32
Focuses on an increase in number of judges opting for creative alternative sentencing plans in the United States. Response to prison overcrowding; Community work for non-violent criminals; Public apologies in the local newspaper; Major users of the National Center on Institutions and...