2016 February

16 February 2016
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Women Released from Prison Stumble into Outside Prisons

Elaine Barltett, mother of 4, made an economic decision to move drugs from NYC to ALbany. She was set up and spent 16 years in prison before an unusual exoneration. Her prison story is compelling; her life-after-prison is sad, realistic, hopeless, and yet hopeful.


11 February 2016
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Indiana Changes Solitary Rules

Indiana class-action lawsuit settled. Solitary confinement now prohibited for the mentally ill. Treatment plans must be individualized and reviewed each 90 days.


11 February 2016
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Dalai Lama and Justice–Beyond Religion, Ethics for a Whole World

Inmates and advocacy groups will benefit from Ethics for a Whole World, by the Dalai Lama. He introduces thoughtful ideas and provokes us to our better selves. The Study Guide is useful (written by Texas inmates).


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