The Unnamed Victims of White-Collar Crime: The Family, By Ken Citarella, Esq., Former Prosecutor & Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes The Unnamed Victims of  White-Collar Crime: The Family By Ken Citarella, Esq.  Former Prosecutor & Guest Blogger  Ken and I were law school classmates from 1978 – 1981.  When we learned about Ken’s own spiritual & faith journey, we asked him to…

Last Stop Babylon, by Rev. Jeff Grant. The Art of Surviving Prison

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes LAST STOP BABYLON: THE ART OF SURVIVING PRISON BY REV. JEFF GRANT This article first appeared in Weston Magazine Group’s fourteen titles in NYC, the Hamptons, Long Island, New Jersey, Westchester and Connecticut (Summer 2014, pages 66-69). _________________ I thought I was…

Connecticut Gets & Gives A #SecondChance, By Andy Thibault – Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes Connecticut Gets & Gives  A #SecondChance By Andy Thibault – Guest Blogger How Much Has Connecticut Progressed  Since Prisoners Were Punished  For Therapeutic Writing?      Our post Ready For Freedom (Oct.29th)  announced a panel of Connecticut criminal justice  experts that will…

Connecticut Gets & Gives A #SecondChance, By Andy Thibault – Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes Connecticut Gets & Gives  A #SecondChance By Andy Thibault – Guest Blogger How Much Has Connecticut Progressed  Since Prisoners Were Punished  For Therapeutic Writing?      Our post Ready For Freedom (Oct.29th)  announced a panel of Connecticut criminal justice  experts that will…

Pardons, Clemency/Sentence Commutations, by Kenneth Abraham – Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes Pardons, Clemency/ Sentence Commutations By Kenneth Abraham – Guest Blogger    Ken Abraham is a criminal justice advocate who is helping people with criminal records to obtain Pardons and/or Clemency/Sentence Commutations. We invited Ken to explain the differences to the readers of…

Ban The Box? What It Really Means For Job Applicants with a Criminal History, By R.L. Pelshaw – Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and International Criminal Justice Themes Ban The Box? What It Really Means For Job Applicants  with a Criminal History By R.L. Pelshaw – Guest Blogger  I’m ashamed to say that as an employer, before becoming a felon, I refused to hire anyone with a criminal record, regardless…

Ready for Freedom … ?, Life After Prison In Connecticut, Weds. Nov. 18, 2015, 6 – 7:30 pm, Hartford Library

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and  International Criminal Justice Themes   Ready for Freedom … ?  Life After Prison In Connecticut Weds. Nov. 18, 2015, 6-7:30 pm Hartford Library 500 Main St. Hartford, CT   Moderator: Andy Thibault Panelists:  Scott Semple, Commissioner CT Dept. of Corrections  Judge Robert J. Devlin, Jr., Chief…

It's About God: Prison Ministry vs. Prison Consulting, By Rev. Jeff Grant, JD, M Div

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and  International Criminal Justice Themes It’s About God: Prison Ministry  vs. Prison Consulting,  By Rev. Jeff Grant, JD, M Div I’ve read a number of articles lately about prison consultants and prison coaches. Most of those articles have not been particularly favorable. I understand. After my designation…

It’s About God: Prison Ministry vs. Prison Consulting, By Rev. Jeff Grant, JD, M Div

Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and  International Criminal Justice Themes It’s About God: Prison Ministry  vs. Prison Consulting,  By Rev. Jeff Grant, JD, M Div I’ve read a number of articles lately about prison consultants and prison coaches. Most of those articles have not been particularly favorable. I understand. After my designation…

Keep The Faith, But Don’t Hold Your Breath: Pell Grants On The Horizon, By R.L. Pelshaw – Guest Blogger

 Prisonist.org: Blogs, Guest Blogs  & News Concerning National and  International Criminal Justice Themes __________ Keep The Faith But  Don’t Hold Your Breath: Pell Grants On The Horizon By R.L. Pelshaw – Guest Blogger  Author of Illegal to Legal: Business Success for (ex) Criminals I’m sure you’ve heard about President Obama’s recent announcement where he discussed reinstating…