First Maine inmate to enroll in graduate school conducts groundbreaking research in prison

From The Portland Phoenix - Portland, Maine By Jordan Bailey - January 22, 2020 Brandon Brown is on track to be the first Maine State Prison inmate to earn a master's degree while serving time. (Portland Phoenix/Jordan Bailey) In 2008, 21-year-old Brandon Brown shot a man in Portland’s Old Port. He was eventually convicted of attempted murder and … Continue reading First Maine inmate to enroll in graduate school conducts groundbreaking research in prison

Report: Restorative Justice for Juveniles Works Better Than Jail Time

https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-30/juvenile-justice/report-restorative-justice-for-juveniles-works-better-than-jail-time/a66625-1?fbclid=IwAR08s2RS52btxOslO1SULpTWUGc7O513kSNxet5GD0c7rziaT6ysI1Z_QlM A new report says restorative-justice programs for young people work better to reduce repeat offenses and cost considerably less than traditional prosecution, incarceration and probation. (Los Angeles Youth Justice Coalition)May 30, 2019 OAKLAND, Calif. – When a juvenile is accused of a crime, making them face the victim, take responsibility and make amends works … Continue reading Report: Restorative Justice for Juveniles Works Better Than Jail Time