Proposition 47: What This is And What It Means To You

By now, you may have heard of the term “Prop 47″. Prop 47 is a proposition which passed in November 2014 which allows low-level, non-violent felony convictions to be reduced to a misdemeanor. You or […]

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Dangers and impact of stress

Most people know about the dangers and impact of stress. But do we wholly understand what happens to our brain when it goes through a stressful experience? Body and brain are at risk of a […]

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Binge drinking

What is binge drinking? The definition of binge drinking used by the National Health Service and National Office of Statistics is drinking more than double the lower risk guidelines for alcohol in one session. Binge […]

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Costs of Federal Incarceration

The federal Bureau of Prisons publishes statistics regarding the costs of federal incarceration. For 2013, it costs United States taxpayers over $29,000 annually to keep a person in prison. Supervising an individual outside of prison […]

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Limiting Collateral Damages Of Criminal Convictions

Twenty-five percent of all United States citizens have suffered a criminal conviction. While the direct punishment may have been difficult for many people who have suffered convictions, the collateral consequences often reach further. For professionals […]

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