Alternatives to Incarceration: One Man Enters the System

Alternatives to Incarceration: One man enters the system

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And reducing the number of people behind bars means experimenting with diversion programs for non-violent drug offenders: States are offering counseling programs, rehabilitation and therapy, and opening alternative, "drug courts." The goal is to …
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CNN Washington AM Note

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At least five state legislatures are considering bills to tighten oversight of methadone clinics after allegations that take-home doses of the drug are contributing to illegal street sales, misuse and deaths. Measures in West Virginia, Minnesota …
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New re-entry prison aims to improve inmates' chances outside

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HAVANA — Top officials of Florida's prison system toured their $ 17 million new re-entry center Tuesday and called it the next big innovation for getting convicted felons ready to return to — and stay — in free society. "The biggest difference is …
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