Another award for Federal Prison Handbook. Winner of the 2017 I&I Book Award First Place Blue Ribbon, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards. It was said that, “the competition was exceptionally stiff and the process of choosing the few M&M First Place Award Winners from the Shortlisters was tough.” So, a CIBA First Place Win
Four days after the White House prison reform summit (See “White House Summit Pushes for Action on the “First Step” Act” on christopherzoukis.com for more information), and 10 days after clearing the House Judiciary Committee on a 25-5 vote, the “First Step” Act (H.R. 5628) easily passed the House of Representative on a 360-59 vote.
In October 1989, 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped at gunpoint and never seen again. When the boy’s mother, Patty Wetterling, learned that her home state of Minnesota did not have a database of possible suspects—notably convicted sex offenders—she set out to make a change. Wetterling’s efforts led to the passage of the Jacob Wetterling Crimes
By Christopher Zoukis As long as there have been prisons in America, there have been people concerned about educating the inmates. William Rogers, a clergyman, is believed to be the first prison educator, teaching behind bars in the late 1700s. Despite a strong opposition from those that believe prisoners should not be entitled to an