Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thousands Awaiting Parole May Be Affected by the Passing of California Proposition 57

Last Tuesday Californians passed Prop 57 by an overwhelming majority (63% YES versus 36% NO vote). But due to the fact there were 17 different propositions on the ballot this year, many may be thinking, which one was prop 57 again? For anyone currently in prison, as well as juveniles who are facing criminal proceedings […]

City Jail, County Jail, State Prison, Federal Prison… What’s the Difference?

If you or a loved one have been arrested, one question you may be wondering is, what exactly is the difference between “jail” and “prison”? According to the Crime Museum “Jail is a locally-operated, short term facility where as prison is a state or federally operated, long term facility”. Let’s give a little more background […]