Pandemic in the prisons

Pandemic in the prisons
The case of the Bridgewater Treatment Center A webinar with Bill Cananvan and William Stevens, staff of the Boston Release Network Monday, June 8 @ 7pm. The information you need to join this webinar via zoom will be sent via email after you register. The Boston release network has been very active since the coronavirus hit Massachusetts hard in March. Members of the network have been ...
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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2019/12/19/opinion/governor-bakers-bill-renews-focus-dealing-with-sex-offenders/ LETTERS Governor Baker’s bill renews focus on dealing with sex offenders Updated December 19, 2019, 12:01 a.m. Push for Draconian policy is based on false assumptions We regret the stance the Globe has taken in support of Governor Baker’s bill seeking mandatory life sentence...
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Halloween and Stranger Danger

Halloween and Stranger Danger
http://bostonreview.net/law-justice/christine-hume-halloween-and-stranger-danger October 31, 2019By Christine HumeBoston Review Do you believe in the boogeyman? This is the pivotal question of the Halloween movie franchise. The tension around naming the movies’ antagonist foregrounds the problem of seeing him: “it” or “him,” “thing” or “human,” “The Shape” or “Michael Myers”? E...
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Sex offender registries poor safety policy

Sex offender registries poor safety policy
By Kristina Knittel Posted Oct 27, 2019 at 12:01 AM    As an advocate for survivors of abuse and as someone who has personally been impacted by sexual violence, I care deeply about true accountability for offenders, prevention of new harm and the safety and healing of our communities. Because of those priorities and values, I was alarmed at The Register Guard’s editorial that advocated...
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Sex offenders form PAC to try and gain political voice

Sex offenders form PAC to try and gain political voice
Contend they aren't getting adequate treatment in secure facilities By Rick Karlin Updated 10:17 am EDT, Monday, October 14, 2019 Marcy Voting blocs, where people support candidates on specific issues, have long played an outsized role in New York politics – from labor unions that focus on workplace rules, to environmentalists who place clean air and water at the top ...
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