Pardon Me, President Obama: Or Not, As Recent Reports Show

One of Barack Obama’s campaign slogans as he ran for President two years ago was, “The change we need.” Unfortunately, for those in the Federal Criminal Justice System, this change has proven to be the opposite of the what they needed. To date, President Obama has not pardoned anyone, has not reduced a single Federal […]

Club Fed Is Becoming Club Dead: Prisoner Healthcare Reaches New Low

Whatever their crime or sentence, prisoners should not be legitimately fearful of choking to death on their own vomit every time they climb onto their prison bunks. But this is a daily worry for federal prisoner Paul Shook. The Federal Bureau of Prisons, known colloqui­ally as the BOP, has devolved from its small, exclusive “Club […]