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Michael Santos

Understand the PLRA

People going to federal prison should understand the PLRA, also known as the Prison Litigation Reform Act. This Act requires people to follow specific procedures

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Michael Santos

34—Heavy Lifting

The wife of a person in prison asked a question about job details that require her 70-year-old husband to lift heavy objects. We offer her

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Michael Santos

Presentence Investigation FAQs

The following article offers one person’s responses to Frequently Asked Questions about the presentence investigation and report. Wendy is a former lawyer who served time

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Michael Santos

33—Making a Difference

A professor from Columbia University spoke about three segments of the population. Some try to make things happen, while others lead more passive lives. To

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