Time in prison brings complexities, and when those complexities surface, an administrative remedy may lead to a reversal of the problem. Administrative Remedy Program: Program Statement 1330, Administrative Remedy Program When prisoners have a grievance with any staff member or BOP policy, … [Read more...] about Filing Grievances
Everyone facing time in federal prison looks forward to putting the confinement portion of his predicament in the past. Transitions to home come in gradual stages, beginning with time in a halfway house or on home confinement, which is part of a system known as Residential Reentry Centers … [Read more...] about Home Confinement
The First Step Act offers hope to people going into the federal prison system. Learn more about the law and what it means to you. Prison Reform for You Anyone experiencing challenges with the federal criminal justice system should learn something about reform initiatives that will have an … [Read more...] about The First Step Act
When a judge imposes a prison term, liberty isn't fully restored after the term ends. Learn about Supervised Release and how to prepare for early termination. Early Termination Unfortunately, liberty isn’t immediately restored for individuals who complete a federal prison sentence. In most … [Read more...] about Supervised Release
Anyone going into the prison system should anticipate problems. The key to succeed will be in using discretion to make it through successfully. Learn Strategies to Succeed At Prison Professor, we teach our clients how to make the most of their journey inside. A successful outcome from an … [Read more...] about Fixing Problems
The Presentence Investigation Report (PSI or PSR) will influence people who have been convicted of a felony. Unfortunately, people don’t learn about the process that leads to the PSI until it’s too late. Learn more to influence the outcome. If you face criminal charges, understand the … [Read more...] about More on the PSR
According to data that the Bureau of Prisons publishes, more than 214,000 people serve sentences in federal prison. Not all federal prisons are the same. Learn how to influence your placement in the best possible environment. Four out of every five people in prison serve are locked inside gates, … [Read more...] about Custody and Classification Systems
Get Started by Preparing Listen to Audio Podcast Michael and I got to prison in different ways. Authorities charged Michael with violating laws related to drug trafficking. Those charges carried the possibility of multiple decades in prison. As he wrote in Earning Freedom, authorities … [Read more...] about What Should I Know Before Being Admitted to Prison?
Get Started by Preparing Listen to Audio Podcast It would be best to avoid problems while in prison. But as described throughout this book, that isn’t always easy. Depending upon security levels, complexities surface. People in prison must interact with hundreds, or thousands of people. Some … [Read more...] about What Should I Know About the Disciplinary Code?