FPD Blog

Posted by Shelly Twining on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 14:45

Director of the Bureau of Prisons advised the Senate on August 4, 2015,  "The Bureau has faced some of the significant challenges, most notably the decades of significant growth in the inmate population."  Director Samuels went on to say that "we have recently seen the federal prison population start to decrease for the first time in decades, it remains unsustainably high."  To read the full report, click here. ...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 08:22

Statement by Federal Public Defender Dennis G. Terez on the Occasion of the Passing of Congressman Louis Stokes.


Posted by Shelly Twining on Friday, July 10, 2015 - 15:28

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is soliciting applications from persons interested in appointment as Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Ohio at Cleveland. The application deadline has been ...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:45

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its order in the case Johnson v. United States...