Thousands of Lives Are Subject to Being Upended as the CARES Act marches towards eventual reincarceration. These are some of their stories.
Category: Reentry and Recidivism
A Federal Prosecutor has indicated that individuals on home confinement on the CARES Act may be going back to prison after the pandemic.
Do probation and supervised release hearings lead back to a gateway to eventual incarceration for the accused?
The FIRST STEP Act makes changes to the way that “good time” is assessed by the Bureau of Prisons, retroactively applies the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, Reauthorizes the Second Chance Act, allows inmates to petition the court for compassionate release, bans the shackling of women during child birth, adds “sunlight” provisions to parts of these bills and several other things. This explainer will discuss a majority of portions of the Act.
The piece of legislation known as the FIRST STEP ACT has passed both the House and Senate.