The High Price of Remote Incarceration

Posted by Jessica Carmichael | Mar 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Great story this morning on the personal costs of remote incarceration.  Local jails are shipping inmates long distances to serve relatively short sentences.  While it may save some government resources, the removal from society only enhances the difficulties of re-integration and could therefore increase the chance of recidivism.

Read the full story here:

Remote Jailing Cuts Off Inmates From Real-World Support System

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Jessica Carmichael

Ms. Carmichael was named a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine. Ms. Carmichael has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged.


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