No person wants to hear that government agencies have launched an investigation. Ordinarily, people hire lawyers to help them through such challenging times. Still, a person should learn about the system, and develop strategies that may lead to better outcomes. The articles below may help.
Read Before Sentencing:
|10||Calculator||Projected Release Date|
This calculator will prove helpful for people who want to get an idea of when the BOP will calculate a release date.
|9||Designations||Learn about Designations in the BOP|
The more a person understands how the BOP will designate a person, the better a person can prepare to get to the prison that will lead to the best outcome.
|8||PSR Preparation||Get resources to Prepare for Presentence Investigation Report|
The presentence investigation report will influence the sentencing hearing, the time in prison, and access to programs that can lead to a higher level of liberty. Learn how to prepare.
|7||Mitigation Arc||Understand the Mitigation Arc|
Learn about every stage to sow seeds for a better outcome. Early decisions can open opportunities for an earlier release date.
|6||Federal Judge Stephen Bough||US District Court Judge Stephen Bough Offers Guidance on Sentencing|
We spoke with US District Court Judge Stephen Bough to help others learn how they can prepare before sentencing.
|5||Federal Judge Mark Bennett||US District Court Judge Mark Bennett Offers Guidance on Sentencing|
Learn from Federal Judge Mark Bennett, who speaks with us about how to prepare before sentencing. Learn how to create better mitigation strategies.
|4||RDAP Intro||Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP) Intro|
Learn about the only program in the Bureau of Prisons that authorizes an administrative time cut, which differs from good-time credit and Earned Time Credit.
|3||First Step Act||Advice on First Step Act from Former Director of the Bureau of Prisons|
We interviewed the former director of the Bureau of Prisons as part of our subject-matter expert series. Learn how to use the First Step Act to your advantage.
|2||Federal Probation||What to know about US Federal Probation (with Subject Matter Expert)|
Interview with Chris Maloney, retired US Chief of Probation for two separate jurisdictions.
|1||Sentencing Guidelines||Basics on Sentencing Guidelines|
Insight into the sentencing guidelines, with links to additional resources.