News & Information

On this page you will find news and information about topics and issues relating to reentry in general and in Oklahoma specifically.

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Issue: Private Prisons

(Posted 01/14/12)

A report from The Sentencing Project, Too Good to be True: Private Prisons in America. The report details the history of private prisons in America, documents the increase in their use, and examines their purported benefits.

Issue: Plight of the Mentally Ill in Prison

(Posted 5/18/10)

No Way Out: Trapped by Rules, The Mentally Ill Languish in Prison - For Such Felons, Parole Is Rare, Recidivism Is Probable.
GARY FIELDS / Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2006 (Oklahoma-specific).

Issue: Removing the Governor from the Parole Process

(Posted 1/20/10)
Here is a website by the Oklahoma Citizens For Responsible Parole, detailing this strategic issue: