An App to Turn an Ex-Con's Phone Into 'Little Brother'

An App to Turn an Ex-Con's Phone Into 'Little Brother'
“Catch and release and catch” is how Oregon's chief federal judge describes the U.S. system of criminal justice. Ann Aiken, on the bench for 16 years, grew tired of sentencing the same people again and again, sometimes for failing drug tests required …
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M more sought for Pa. prisons; mental health training a major focus
… prison recidivism can reach 60 to 70 percent. Repeat offenders usually serve lengthier sentences. “For every $ 1 you spend on treatment, you save $ 6 on incarceration,” said Manning, citing national statistics. “When it's substance abuse, horrific …
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Health after prison matters
"Strategically, we knew we didn't want to only focus on treatment and health care delivery," said Jan Yost, president of the health foundation. "We wanted to … "Ex-offenders return to their communities with high rates of chronic illness, mental …
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