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Supreme Court rules NC law banning sex offenders from social networking sites unconstitutional

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/supreme-court-rules-nc-law-banning-sex-offenders-from-social-networking-sites-unconstitutional/article/2626372 by Ryan Lovelace | Jun 19, 2017, 10:54 AM The Supreme Court ruled Monday a North Carolina law banning sex offenders from using social networking websites is unconstitutional.Justice Anthony Kennedy authored the high court’s opinion in Packingham v. North…

Good People, Bad Mistakes

05 December 2016   Address given by Ange Greene, VCJR outreach coordinator, at  the Re-imagining Justice conference on Dec. 1 at Vermont Law School. Good morning. My name is Ange Greene and 34 months ago I  was sentenced to 25…

How Connecticut became a model for prison reform

By Christopher Moraff | December 5, 2016 Osborn Correctional Institution. Courtesy Connecticut Department of Corrections From the outside, Osborn Correctional Institution in northern Connecticut looks like a textbook American prison. Opened in 1963, before the nation began sprouting prisons like…