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Pennsylvania's Broken Parole System

John Bruhns | Posted 06.30.2013 | Crime
John Bruhns

Instead of sending technical parole violators back to prison for technical parole violations, the offenders are instead redirected to community corrections centers which cost the state less money than it would to incarcerate an offender in a state prison.

The Prisoner Who Wrote A Poem To His Parole Board

Doris Friedensohn | Posted 06.19.2012 | Books
Doris Friedensohn

In prison for 27 years, Robert Counts (known then as Ishmael Shamsid-din) read Shakespeare and Robert Frost, Einstein, Malcolm X and the Koran. He started to write poems -- including one to his parole board, entitled "if only".

How Would You Decide?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Lichtman

Isn't it up to God to forgive the truly horrible, like members of the Manson Family? Should we forgive all mass-murderers? Must we go that far?