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Overdose prevention following prison release in Scotland

Image by Matthias Müller (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

By Casey Doyle

The transition from prison back into the community can be a precarious time for opioid users whose tolerance has likely reduced during their imprisonment. 354 more words

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Factoids Of The Day: 5.25.2016

I am currently inspectionally reading Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse by Todd Clear and ran across some interesting factoids that I wanted to share: 130 more words

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Book Review: The New Jim Crow

Review by Heather Stewart

In this powerful work of scholarship and social critique, Ohio State University Law Professor and former director of the Racial Justice Project at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Michelle Alexander, provides an unparalleled look into the system of mass incarceration in the United States. 1,399 more words

Book Reviews

Heard It.

I already know what you’re going to say.

I’ve heard it before.

“Rikers Island…like on Law & Order?”

But there’s more to this facility than the frequent visits by the fictional Jack McCoy. 309 more words

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