If you have been charged with a first offense, this means that this was the first time that you were charged or convicted with that type of crime. If you are a first-time offender, you may feel intimidated by your charges, but you should know that courts and judges tend to be more lenient in… Read More
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Many offenders are being invited to a type of alternate treatment from criminal behavior known as ‘diversion programs.’ These policy changes would help reduce the federal prison population alongside penalty reductions, which are seen as necessary for those who have committed low-level drug offenses. Those in charge of the prison systems and federal laws believe… Read More
Many people think that, just because a prisoner is within the criminal justice system, they do not have rights. This is far from the truth. Even the most hardened criminals have basic rights protected by the U.S. Constitution. Now you can find out about some of these rights and what they mean for you.