Projo: R.I. Modifies Law on Probationers After Four-Year Campaign
July 8, 2010 - 10:09am

By John Hill, Journal Staff Writer



John Prince Jr., of Direct Action for Rights and Equality, was sent back to prison in 1991 because he was arrested on a robbery charge while on probation. The charge was dropped.

Projo Columnist Praises Passage of Probation Reform Bill
July 8, 2010 - 10:03am



Bob Kerr: An embarrassing stain is removed from the state

Projo: June 23, 2010

New Law Changes Expungement Rules for Some Offenders
July 1, 2010 - 11:27am

A bill just passed without the Governor's signature which amends expungement law for some individuals, effective immediately.

If you pleaded guilty or nolocontendre and received a deferred sentence (a no-jail sentence), you are now eligible for full expungement and record sealing following 5 years of good behavior.

Join the Campaign to Restore Pell Grant Eligibility for Incarcerated Individuals
June 30, 2010 - 2:07pm


When the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 eliminated the eligibility of persons incarcerated in federal or state prisons to receive Federal Pell Grant awards, it dismantled one of the most effective and cost-beneficial correctional policies in the United States.

Obama's National Drug Strategy Emphasizes Treatment, Recovery, Repeal of Barriers
May 13, 2010 - 12:58pm

by Nicole Collins Bronzan Communications Director, Legal Action Center

LAC Applauds National Drug Strategy, Urges Allocation of Sufficient Funding for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery and Repeal of Discriminatory Barriers

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