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Mississippi Prisons Scrap RID For Cognitive Therapy Program

When the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) relied on a pre-release program that was steeped in military-style practices, it failed inmates miserably. “(We found that) people who go through (that program) actually do worse than people that didn’t go through, so we realized that while there were a lot of individuals who had success—they were

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Supreme Court to Hear Appeal on Juror’s Racial Bias

Wading again into the murky area of how and when juror racial prejudice can upset a criminal conviction, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted the scheduled execution of a Georgia inmate. The move came in September in order to hear the inmate’s appeal of a lower federal court’s decisions that evidence of a juror’s racially

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