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Day 11 In The Hole

Journal entry 12-6-08 at 9PM:

Today was a productive day. I woke up to breakfast in bed. 5AM. Too early to eat. So I put the oatmeal in a cup. 489 more words

Steven Jennings

‘Be Willing To Stand Up When Others Are Sitting’: Bryan Stevenson on America’s Corrupted Criminal Justice System

Bryan Stevenson challenged over 100 audience members at the Harold Washington Library on Wednesday night to take action against criminal injustice in America.

“I’m fighting for because I need to fight for myself,” said Stevenson. 514 more words

Probation

(Orange County Register)

Probation is a household word nowadays–an alternative to incarceration that’s proving to be very cost-effective.

Not to be confused with parole (which is paying a set amount of money to be released from jail until your court date), probation is an important aspect of the criminal justice system. 306 more words

Writing

Day 9 In The Hole

Journal entry 12-5-08 at 8PM:

Where there’s a will there’s a way. I’m a very strong believer in that. My goal is to find a way to get released in June of 2025. 429 more words

Steven Jennings

Incarceration Nation?

Here is an interesting video I found that explains the incarceration situation in The States. I thought this was very relevant and made a lot of good points. 72 more words

Stuff About The Rest Of The World

the Lucifer Effect

What this says about what make us behave in ways counter to our expectations, or, how to turn good people evil.

the Stanford Prison Experiment… 2,154 more words

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