Toward a Reentry-Centered Vision of Federal Probation

The United States Courts ( has published an article titled All Hands on Deck! Toward a Reentry-Centered Vision of Federal Probation. The article considers how we might enhance the reentry process in federal supervision, particularly with the recent passage of the First Step Act (FSA).

Bureau of Prisons in Hot Water After Associated Press Expose

A recent expose by the Associated Press reported that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) “is a hotbed of abuse, graft and corruption, and has turned a blind eye to employees accused of misconduct.” According to the report, over 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019. …

New Report: Recommendations for improving reentry following long prison terms

The Justice Policy Institute has issued a report titled: Voices for Reform in DC: Recommendations for improving reentry following long prison terms. Since passage by the DC Council of the Incarceration Reduction Amendment Act (IRAA), under which 65 people have been released to date, the report points out that providing reentry support for the IRAA …

Early release works for most offenders – OpEd by Pam Bailey

Pam Bailey is the co-founder of and an active ReThink Justice participant. Her letter to the editor of the Washington Post was recently published, titled Opinion: Early release works for most offenders.

Rep. Norton Asks Bureau of Prisons to Share Information on Residents Leaving Custody and Returning to DC

FROM REP. NORTON PRESS RELEASE: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) wrote the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to request that BOP provide information on District of Columbia residents leaving BOP custody so that the District can help with reentry into the community. Alternatively, Norton requested that if BOP continues to take the …