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Ryan J. Reilly

Bureau Of Prisons To Make Halfway House Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to impose new requirements on the more than 200 federal halfway houses throughout the country, man...

The Case for Better Alternatives

Howard Meitiner | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Howard Meitiner

I applaud politicians like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who have recognized the need to invest in halfway houses and other treatment programs versus prisons. That being said, a treatment program is only viable as an alternative to incarceration if it lives up to its promise.

Man Gets Himself Arrested, Hoping For 'A Sandwich And Drink'

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 07.01.2012 | Money

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Lance Brown was hungry and homeless, so he decided to get thrown in jail by hurling a brick through a glass door at the Columbus...

Hackathons, Parolees and Jobs

Tanja Aitamurto | Posted 08.06.2011 | Impact
Tanja Aitamurto

The hackathon had an amazing impact: A random group of about 10 people was able to create a rough demo of the SMS/web service in about eight hours, thanks to the awesome and skilled team.

Enron Mastermind Moved Out Of Prison

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

HOUSTON — Andrew Fastow, the mastermind behind financial schemes that doomed Enron Corp., returned to Houston this week to serve the remainder o...

Jack Abramoff Out Of Prison: Disgraced Lobbyist Heads To Halfway House

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been released from prison to a halfway house in the mid-Atlantic region, the F...

Jail Release Just The Start Of One Man's Road To Redemption

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is the first in HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible...