Some of the information on this website is directed towards clients and their families and friends. Being a defendant in the criminal justice system or having a loved one in that system can be an overwhelming and frightening experience.

Please contact us if you land upon another website that has particularly helpful information for you and should be listed here.

“Huge Step": FCC Slashes Costs of Prison Phone Calls-NBCNews Article -- 


Bureau of Prison Facilities Directory

BOP Facilities Directory, June, 2014

ABA Interactive Project Relating to Collateral Consequences

The ABA has created an interactive tool to measure the collateral consequences of criminal convictions.  This tool provides useful information to individuals who are facing convictions or who have been convicted of criminal offenses. Click this link to begin the interactive tool:  ABA Collateral Consequences

The State of Ohio - Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections Recidivism Rates

DRC Chart of Recidivism Rates (FY2010)

Bureau of Prisons Program Statement for Compassionate Release/Reduction in Sentence.

The attached statement released by the Bureau of Prisons on August 12, 2013, discusses the procedures for implementation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 3582(c)(1)(A) and 4205(g) -- Compassionate Release/Reduction in Sentence.

BOP Memo Compassionate Release Reduction in Sentence dated 08/12/2013

FCC Sets New Rules For Prison Interstate Long-Distance Calls

New rules have been approved by the FCC aimed at bringing down the rates for calls made by inmates from prisons.

FCC Rules Regarding Inmate Collect Call Rates

Re-Entry / STAR Program

U.S. District Court Re-entry Program (formally named the “STAR” Program [“Successful Transitions-Accelerated Re-entry”]).  Participants in this program are individuals recently released from jail on supervision with the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office. The purpose of the program generally is to help them successfully reintegrate into the community.

Learn more about the Re-Entry / STAR Program