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Prisons are not country clubs and the average prison does not serve simply as a vacation spot for criminals. Inmates’ isolation from society might make us sleep better at night, but the truth is that our justice system and sentencing laws need major reform. – Education and rehabilitation in prison can change people and save lives.
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The unusual rejection came to light last week, when Obama commuted the sentences of 102 more federal inmates.
If you wish to find out more about any inmate you correspond with, you should contact the state department of corrections or prisons where the inmate is incarcerated and get the information from them.Many states have websites with inmate information posted for public viewing.While society at large has social media to thank for new friendships, relationships, insights and perspectives, inmates are doomed to total social exclusion, not only physical but psychological as well.At about the same time, the Department of Justice updated its online record of Obama's commutations and updated Jones' entry with the notation: "condition declined, commutation not effectuated."The White House and the Justice Department declined to talk about the specifics of the case.But inmate records that Jones submitted as part of his court case show that he used crack cocaine weekly in the year before his arrest, and that drug treatment programs he's completed in the past have been unsuccessful.Satisfying inmates’ need to reconnect with friends, family, and society at large plays a huge role in their rehabilitation.Friendship, community, a sense of belonging is what human beings crave for, and prisoners should not be deprived of that.Would you help someone in prison understand the new world we live in?WASHINGTON — When President Obama announced a program to grant executive clemency to drug offenders given long mandatory sentences, Arnold Ray Jones did what more than 29,000 federal inmates have done: He asked Obama for a presidential commutation. He still has six years left on his original 2002 sentence for drug trafficking, but Jones may be counting on getting time off for good behavior, which would have him released in April 2019 — eight months longer than if he had accepted the commutation.The Bureau of Prisons describes its Residential Drug Abuse Program as its most intensive treatment program, where offenders are separated from the general population for nine months while participating in four hours of community-based therapy programs each day.Jones' mother said Thursday that she was excited about the news of Obama's commutation and wasn't aware that it was rejected. I'm looking for my son to come home," said Ruth Jones, of Lubbock, Texas.