Note: Due to difficulties beyond our control, we are slightly behind on our posts and we apologize. We hope everything is fixed and back on schedule, but if you experience any difficulties, please be patient.
As most of us near the end of our sentence, we are all of a sudden bombarded with so many things we need. Obviously, the first thing we want to do when we get out is find a job so we can have some money. Well, there are a few problems with this. Without proper identification including a drivers license or state identification card, as well as a birth certificate and social security card, it is nearly impossible to accomplish this task. Continue reading “Preparing for Re-Entry”
Every year, over 600,000 individuals are released from some form of incarceration. Whether it be prison or a local jail, that is a lot of people that are coming back onto the streets each and every year. One of the issues is the reason they keep returning is not necessarily because they are bad people, but rather because they have not developed the skills needed to function properly. This lack of skills is sometimes their own fault. Some just have an “I don`t care attitude,” while others were never taught anything. Continue reading “Prison Education Programs”
The classification of sex offenders based on post-release risks they post to their communities [is] subject to racial bias, according to a study published last week in the Criminal Justice Policy Review. Continue reading “Racial Bias Suggested in SORNA Classifications”
For those of you with family members in federal prison, we now are available on Corrlinks. You can tell them to add the email address email@example.com and we will be glad to add them to our newsletter.
It may take a few days for the request to be accepted, so be patient. We are still in the beginning phases of this, but hope to have everything up and running smoothly within the next few days.
I am going to take a moment out this week to write a personal blog. However, it will have some very good advice and tips in it, especially for parents with children. Continue reading “PERSONAL BLOG: Growing Up with So Many Unanswered Questions”
SPECIAL NOTICE: It was recently learned by the author earlier today that the Bureau of Prisons has discontinued their subscription to the Criminal Law Reporter. This is a legal update most of us looked forward to each week that shared legal briefs from the federal court system. Continue reading “Special Notice Regarding BOP`s Access to the Criminal Law Reporter”
This is the first of many legal blogs by my friend, K.S. Again for his own privacy, I will just use his initials. All views expressed in this post are that of K.S. and not of others. Continue reading “Where Does the Power to “Register” Come From?”
One of the first things you any release must do once they leave prison is find a job. Not only is this a requirement normally by the court, but it`s just common sense. If you don`t have a way to pay the bills (legally), you are right back to square one. Continue reading “How to Find a Job as a Sex Offender”
Let me first begin by saying that I am not a legal scholar. Most of the information you will read in my legal updates was written by others and I am just using bits and pieces and adding my own two cents worth. If I do end up quoting anything, I will be sure to cite it officially. Continue reading “LEGAL UPDATE: Gamble and the Separate Sovereign/Double Jeopardy Issues”
I`d like to welcome everyone to my new blog title #backSoSOON. So what is this blog about and why such a strange name? Well, let me begin with the acronym SOSOON. This stands for “Sex Offender Strategies, Opportunities and Occupational Network.” Continue reading “Welcome to #BackSoSoon!”