parole http://wkar.org en State prisoner reentry program looks to address unemployment http://wkar.org/post/state-prisoner-reentry-program-looks-address-unemployment <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-52f6e5b1-469a-3c2b-01d6-e7683831a11d" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Inmates who leave Michigan prisons at the end of their sentences need an array of support services to help them successfully reenter society. The <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/corrections/0,4551,7-119-9741_33218-250203--,00.html">Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative </a>was created in 2003 to fulfill that goal. The program has done quite well in the years since, but the state is still seeking ways to improve. <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/corrections">The Michigan Department of Corrections</a> is asking service</span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> providers to help enhance the post-prison experience for those who’ve served their time. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:53:34 +0000 Kevin Lavery & Mark Bashore 51912 at http://wkar.org State prisoner reentry program looks to address unemployment Federal Judge Says Juvenile Lifers To Get Resentencing Hearings http://wkar.org/post/federal-judge-says-juvenile-lifers-get-resentencing-hearings <p>A federal judge says 363 inmates in Michigan prisons sentenced to life without parole as juveniles will get new sentencing hearings.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 19:47:09 +0000 Rick Pluta 40666 at http://wkar.org Federal Judge Says Juvenile Lifers To Get Resentencing Hearings Major Changes To Michigan’s Parole System Could Be In The Works http://wkar.org/post/major-changes-michigan-s-parole-system-could-be-works <p>There are calls in Lansing to overhaul Michigan’s parole system.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:50:14 +0000 Jake Neher 40418 at http://wkar.org Major Changes To Michigan’s Parole System Could Be In The Works Family Sues State Of Michigan In Elderly Woman’s Murder http://wkar.org/post/family-sues-state-michigan-elderly-woman-s-murder <p>The state Department of Corrections says it’s improving how it supervises parolees and how it handles parole violators.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:21:41 +0000 Rick Pluta 25554 at http://wkar.org Family Sues State Of Michigan In Elderly Woman’s Murder