Decarceration Nation Episode 15: Suboxone Mail Fail

Josh and Joel talk about the effect Suboxone smuggling has on prison mail across the United States. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/c2097c73.mp3 Notes On Episode 15 Preview Thank You To Bill Cobbs Last week, I interviewed Michigan gubernatorial candidate Bill Cobbs. I can’t imagine many Gubernatorial candidates have ever sat down for an hour-long podcast interview with […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 14: Bill Cobbs

Josh interviews Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Cobbs about Flint, Education, and Criminal Justice Reform. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/94b3e5d2.mp3 Notes From Episode 14 Preview Troubled Waters Not familiar with what is going on with water in Michigan? The State approved NestlĂ©’s new contract to remove even more water from the Great Lakes, Flint had State supplied water […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 11: Mental Health

Josh and Joel discuss mental health care in America’s Jails and Prisons. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/17c60734.mp3 Notes From Episode 11 Preview Mental Health In Prisons and Jails The Bureau of Justice Statistics article details the high prevalence of mental health problems in prisons and jails. Michigan C.A.R.E.S Task Force The results of the Michigan House C.A.R.E.S. […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 7: Indigent Defense

Josh and Joel discuss the problems with indigent defense and pre-sentencing investigations. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/78c117c7.mp3 Atticus Finch The book “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is available at bookstores and the movie starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch is considered a modern classic. Pre-Sentencing Investigations When I discuss Pre-Sentencing Investigations with other formerly incarcerated […]

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