What is a "security level" in prison? Knowing how to answer that question would strengthen anyone that may go into the system. Since most people don’t have a previous history of confinement, and they don’t know others who’ve been confined, they don’t have a realistic understanding of what to … [Read more...] about Grasping Concept of Security Levels in Prison
This article will help you get know more about the halfway house and home confinement possibilities. Most people transition from prison to society in gradual stages, beginning with time in a halfway house or on home confinement. Access to the halfway house changed in 2008, when President Bush … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Home Confinement
This article addresses mechanisms for early release through the executive branch of government rather than the judicial system. Those mechanisms include: Good Time Credit: Avoiding disciplinary infractions and compliance with BOP programs entitles each person to 54 days of “good-time” credits. … [Read more...] about What Options for Early Release?
The prison system is a growing bureaucracy that operates scores of institutions across the United States. This article will describe what it's like on the first day. As we described in other articles, each of those institutions is classified in accordance with variables that determine its … [Read more...] about First Day in Prison
Unfortunately, liberty isn’t immediately restored for people who complete a prison sentence. This article will describe supervised release. In most all federal cases, judges impose a term of Supervised Release in addition to confinement and financial sanctions. When judges sentence defendants to … [Read more...] about Getting Ready for Supervised Release
This article will offer some insight with regard to what people can expect during the first weeks in prison. As an earlier article showed, when a person surrenders to a minimum-security camp, the administrators conduct a rather perfunctory intake procedure. The intake procedure requires the … [Read more...] about First Weeks in Prison: What to expect