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The Marshall Project: Training the Brain to Stay out of Jail
Growing up in public housing in North Charleston, S.C., in the 1970s, David Hayward was familiar with poverty, violence and loss...
The US Department Of Justice: Remarks By Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates
Bobby was only in his late twenties, but he had already spent much of his life in and out of prison . . .
The Post & Courier: Hicks column: Amy Barch is on a mission to stop crime, one criminal at a time
More than a quarter of the crime committed in Charleston County last year was the work of just 1,900 men . . .
The Post & Courier:
A rehabilitation program that could become a national model
Shakiem Maxwell will tell you straight — he was headed down the wrong road, doing all the wrong things . . .
The Post & Courier: Getting National Attention For Good Reasons
There are about a dozen guys sitting in this room — some of them tattooed, some with long hair or dreads — talking . . .
The Post & Courier: Hicks column: Unless those at the top act, South Carolina prisons will perpetuate crime problem
South Carolina prisons are not rehabilitating criminals — they’re training them. In most of the state’s roughest correctional facilities...
The Washington Post: U.S. official says prison system’s best reentry program cut ‘dramatically’
The Justice Department’s second-highest-ranking official said that the federal prison’s most . . .
The Huffington Post: This ‘Crazy’ Plan Shook Up An ‘Old School’ Federal Prosecutor’s Outlook
Sean Kittrell has been a federal prosecutor for more than two decades. He packs a gun in Charleston, South Carolina, where he’s known as a . . .
The Post & Courier: Hicks column: Saying goodbye to the streets, and prison
Marty Hamilton has spent 30 years behind bars, and he's only 47 . . .