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Former inmate-turned-chef returns to jail to teach others his craft

By Christopher Zoukis It took him a decade, but former inmate Colin Bramlett Sr. has returned to Brown Creek Correctional Facility. But this time, he’s not there as a resident.  Bramlett returns regularly to the correctional centre in Polkton, North Carolina, to teach the culinary skills he learned behind bars – skills that helped him

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Federal Judge Creates a Rehabilitation Certificate for Ex-Offender

By Christopher Zoukis Last year, Brooklyn-based federal district court judge John Gleeson wanted to help a woman he had sentenced her 14 years earlier on a federal criminal fraud charge (she had posed as an auto crash victim for an insurance fraud ring that faked accidents). The woman (in her mid-50’s, a naturalized Haitian immigrant

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