“The government should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this to go on. We need to get real, we need to tell the truth.”
“Keeping people behind bars for longer and longer periods of time does not help.”
“The observant citizen outside the walls has long been forced to the conclusion that the grim institution does not perform its primary purpose”
Joe Donovan beat impossible odds in being paroled from a life sentence. With his release this month, he and his advocates recount the nightmare behind them and brace for a daunting road ahead.
Cash bail a debtors’ prison in the Commonwealth