A FEW EASY STEPS TO REFORM THE BOP OVERNIGHT

While the title of this article sounds unrealistic, most of it is simply unchallengeable. I have often remarked how the BOP is a quasi-militaristic organization susceptible to rather quick change via the chain of command. While the formal guidance to broaden existing policy application is needed via changes notices, operations memoranda and policy updates, the [...]

By |2022-11-01T11:07:27-04:00November 1st, 2022|Criminal Justice and Prison Reform, First Step Act|Comments Off on A FEW EASY STEPS TO REFORM THE BOP OVERNIGHT

A Brief Micro-FTC Issue

DISCLAIMER: Do not waste your time reading this unless you're up to the minute on the federal time credits issue.   In September, the IG released a report on BOP policy which emphasized one of my many rants over the past several years regarding the agency’s ineptitude to update policy and issue formal “Change Notices” [...]

By |2022-10-26T12:26:08-04:00October 26th, 2022|Criminal Justice and Prison Reform, First Step Act|Comments Off on A Brief Micro-FTC Issue

FIRST STEP ACT- FTC CONFUSION INSIDE THE FENCES

  The quiet on the Federal Time Credits (FTC) front ended just over a week ago when newly appointed Director Peters appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee. During her appearance she indicated the computer system integration to calculate FTC was finally implemented. This statement was a surprise for even the staff I spoke to inside [...]

By |2022-10-14T14:52:45-04:00October 14th, 2022|Criminal Justice and Prison Reform, First Step Act, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FIRST STEP ACT- FTC CONFUSION INSIDE THE FENCES

A Deeper Dive into Federal Prison oversight!

Last week, Senator Jon Ossoff entered a major bi-partisan bill to overhaul federal prison oversight after a 10-month long investigation of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. It seemed like the ending to a perfect storm of prison reform measures beginning with the final implementation of the First Step Act, removal of the former federal prison [...]

By |2022-10-12T19:05:41-04:00October 12th, 2022|Criminal Justice and Prison Reform, First Step Act|Comments Off on A Deeper Dive into Federal Prison oversight!
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