Posts by J. Robertson

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New law gives employers in Mississippi more options

by J. Robertson

A new law passed by the Mississippi legislature aims to give Mississippi…

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How Good Samaritan Laws can curb overdose deaths

by J. Robertson

In 2021, the United States recorded a grim record – over 100,000…

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Prison work initiatives alone aren’t enough

by J. Robertson

The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently promoted their efforts to offer job…

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A new solution to help address crime in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

Recent stories of crime in Jackson have dominated local media coverage in…

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New prison work initiative could be coming to Mississippi

by J. Robertson

The Mississippi legislature is currently considering a bill that would authorize the…

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Mississippi considers easing restrictions on employees

by J. Robertson

Every month, tens of thousands of Mississippians are required by the government…

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Legislature considering Reentry Courts: What are they?

by J. Robertson

The Mississippi legislature is currently considering a measure that would allow the…

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Supporting the Rule of Law: A Framework for Addressing Crime in Jackson

by J. Robertson

“No one is above the law.” This common refrain illustrates the importance…

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Recent reforms improve Mississippi’s grade on parole laws

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s grade on parole laws improved after legislative action this past session….

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Mississippi fails at public defense

by J. Robertson

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a failing grade for…

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Mandatory minimum sentences a problem in Mississippi

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A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a low grade for…

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Freedom to drive protected in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report gives Mississippi an “A” grade for its driver’s license…