President Trump and former inmate Gregory Allen participate in the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration at the White House in April. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) By Joe Davidson Columnist - The Washington Post Jan. 9, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. EST Like any 1-year-old, the First Step Act’s first steps to reform the criminal … Continue reading Federal prison reform has bipartisan support. But it’s moving slowly.
TheAppeal.org Roxanna Asgarian Nov 25, 2019 The poor healthcare that Bobbie Jean Johnson received during her more than 40 years in prison contributed to her death, family members say. In February 2018, 40 years after Bobbie Jean Johnson was sent to prison, she was set free. Bobbie Jean was 19 when she was arrested for … Continue reading LONGTIME LOUISIANA PRISONER WHO MAINTAINED HER INNOCENCE DIES LESS THAN TWO YEARS AFTER HER RELEASE