Issues

Prisoners who fail to file for Medicare before their 65th birthday will face a penalty of 10% per year if they later enroll in Part B coverage. Being in prison and not being eligible to receive

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In 2013, Department of Justice Inspector General Glen Fine issued a scathing report on Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) tail-dragging that allows sick and elderly prisoners to literally die while

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Prisoners, 50 years of age and older represent the fastest growing segment in already crowded federal facilities. From 2009 to 2013, their ranks increased by 25 percent to more than 31,000,

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Prisons are overwhelmed with the demands for medical care for an aging population. There are tens of thousands like Stan Rothenberg, old men in whom the recklessness, addiction and rage that

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Compassionate Release is a program established under 18 U.S.C. §§   4205(g) and 3582(c)(1)(A).

Under 18 U.S.C. 4205(g), a sentencing court, on motion of the Bureau of Prisons, may make

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Pre-invented crimes and shaping a mentally-ill defendant’s response

Pre-invented crime is a particularly insidious and unlawful addition to the law enforcement toolkit. It involves

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Offender Registries as Ex Post Facto Punishments

“Abstract: In late 2016, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit’s [sic] concluded in Does #1-5 v. Snyder that Michigan’s

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Locked In by John F. Pfaff

Excellent review of Locked In by John F. Pfaff in the Wall Street Journal.  The reviewer, Edward P Stringham, examines the unique position of law

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