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  • PLO Attorney to Receive Award for Contributions to Youth Justice

    Lynn Wu,  has been nominated by Chief Jill Silva of the Stanislaus County Probation Department to receive the Tim Fitzharris Award.

    The Tim Fitzharris Award is awarded annually to a non-probation employee who has made a significant contribution to the criminal justice system.  Ms. Wu’s nomination is a result of her contributions she has made in improving services for justice-involved youth over the last few years..

  • Idaho Prison Officials Agree, More Humane Prison Conditions are Necessary

    November 25, 2016  – ABC news reports:  Idaho prison chief changes focus to model Norwegian prison practices after spending a week in Norway, courtesy of Prison Law Office.

    The differences between “open prisons” in Norway and America’s traditional “closed” lockups couldn’t be starker.

     

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