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How Many DUI's Can I Get Before I Go To Prison?

A lot of people are getting DUI's and some are going to jail for a 30-60 day punishment, but how many are actually going to prison... and for how long? In order to go to prison for a DUI, a person has to have had multiple offenses... three or more... Read more

Jail and Prison Myths and Truths – What Really Goes On in Jails?

For many people the idea of being in jail or prison is a frightening one. Being locked in a building, surrounded by armed guards and layers of razor wire can be daunting. But is it as bad as television, movies and the media want us to believe?  The a... Read more

Criminal Courts - What Would Happen if Everyone Arrested Demanded a Trial of their Peers?

Statistics vary, but throughout America, it is believed that between eighty and ninety percent of people arrested choose a plea agreement with prosecutors rather than take their case to trial. Why is this, and what would happen if everyone exercised ... Read more

Relationships with an Inmate during Long-Term Incarceration – From a year, to a year and a dark day - Part 3

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the mind of an Inmate during his or her original arrest, the booking and the first week in jail – a time of pure hell. Part 2 dwelled on the Inmate’s first couple of months and his relationship with a close frien... Read more

Ever Been Arrested? – The Fear and Confusion of an Inmate in Jail – But, What About You? Part 2

For those of you who have never been arrested and spent time in a jail, it is nearly impossible to fully understand the trauma that an inmate has to deal with.  This Article, the second in a series, will attempt to provide you with a clear picture of... Read more

Ever Been Arrested? – The Fear and Confusion of an Inmate When He Finds Himself in Jail – Part 1

[caption id="attachment_9" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Recently arrested offenders are embarrassed, angry, frightened and go through a physical and emotional withdrawl from all of life's pleasures"][/caption] For those of you who h... Read more