How To Care For A Mentally Ill Loved One In Jail

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The phenomenon of individuals with mental illness being disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system is commonly referred to as the “criminalization of the mentally ill.” The reasons for this over-representation are multifaceted and complex. Firstly, factors in a person’s development associated with criminal behavior, such as broken families, poverty, substance abuse, and physical and […]

Do You Trust Your Lawyer? What You Should Know About Lawyers

Who Is A Lawyer A lawyer is a professional who is qualified to practice law and provide legal advice and representation to clients. Lawyers are also known as attorneys and are licensed to practice law by their respective state bar associations. Lawyers may specialize in a particular area of law, such as criminal law, family […]

How To Pay Bail And Everything You Should Know About Bail

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What is Bail Bail is a sum of money that a court requires a criminal defendant to pay in order to be released from custody while awaiting trial. The purpose of bail is to ensure that the defendant returns to court for all required hearings and proceedings. If the defendant fails to appear in court […]

Christmas In Jail: How Inmates Cope At Christmas

Christmas in jail can be a difficult and challenging time for inmates, as they are often separated from their loved ones and are unable to participate in many of the traditional activities and celebrations that take place outside of prison. Inmates may be allowed to receive cards, letters, and small gifts from their friends and […]

The STANFORD Prison Experiment

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The Stanford prison experiment was a psychological study conducted in 1971 by a team of researchers led by Stanford University professor Philip Zimbardo. The aim of the study was to investigate the psychological effects of perceived power, focusing on the roles of prisoners and guards in a simulated prison environment. The experiment was conducted in […]

Jail Vs Prison: Read The Simple Difference

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If you ask an average Joe, What is the difference between a Jail and a Prison, they could probably say they are the same thing. Most times, people who are incarcerated, or people who have loved ones that are locked behind bars often are unable to tell the difference between a Jail vs Prison. In […]

How To Find An Inmate In Jail In Canada

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Canada does not have a platform to help people search if their loved ones have been incarcerated, and although this may be a good way to protect the privacy of inmates, it also makes it hard for their loved ones on the outside to know where these inmates are, and how to help them. Getting […]

How To Send Money To A Friend In Prison

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Sending money to a friend or family member in prison isn’t like the normal way it’s done in the outside world, there are guidelines you need to follow.  If you want to send money to an inmate to pay for expenses such as telephone charges, postage stamps, paper, pencils, toiletries, or snacks, such money must […]

How To Take Care Of Your Mental Health In Prison

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There’s nothing to be compared to being able to wake up in the morning, open your windows to gaze at the beauty of the morning sun, go out for a quick walk, come back to take your bath, shower and get started for the day. Sadly you don’t get to enjoy privileges as little as […]

How To Encourage And Support Friends In Prison

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This was one thing I used to shy away from doing or talking about in the past, until I realized that those people behind bars just like me were humans and required support. Here’s how it all stated. Growing up as a child in the U.S, I witnessed friends and some close family members being […]