BOP MEANS: Back Off the Punishment: Making the Case That Judges Must Fix the BOP by Imposing Fewer and Shorter Prison Terms

The Bureau of Prisons is dysfunctional, dangerous and dehumanizing.  Its failures have been well-documented recently in the press, in OIG reports, and in judicial opinions. But some judges still don’t understand that they have the power and the responsibility to do something about it.  Moreover, lawyers don’t always know that BOP dysfunction is powerful sentencing…

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Rotting With Your Rights On: Indefinite Detention For Incompetent Clients

Watch this episode on YOUTUBE, on APPLE PODCASTS, or wherever you get your podcasts! Ideally, when a person who may have committed a crime is deemed to be seriously mentally ill, a fair and rational criminal justice system will give them meaningful mental health treatment in a humane environment. But, in the federal system, mentally incompetent defendants…

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