Did Sean Payton deserve a “Madoff sentence”?

The recent sanction of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton by Commissioner Roger Goodell and the accompanying debate on the severity and harshness of his one-year suspension has significant parallels in the sentencing of criminal defendants in high profile cases. The one that comes immediately to mind is the sentencing of Bernie Madoff.

Residential Counselors- Weekends Only- 7a-11p Sat/Sun. & 3-11p Sat/Sun

This position requires you to complete a questionnaire:  Click the position in the category that best fits you. Candidates that complete multiple questionnaires will not be considered. Residential Counselor- Previous Direct Care Experience https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12417651 Residential Counselor- College Degree or Coursework- https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12417661 Residential Counselor- No experience & No Criminal Background https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12417781 Residential Counselor- General https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12418361 The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) is seeking Direct Care Professionals for Weekends Only {7a-11p Sat/Sun] & {3p-11p Sat/Sun}to supervise, counsel and provide a variety of residential services to our adults with Continue reading →

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Auto Mechanic?

Do you live in Baltimore City? Are you a man or woman between the ages 16-29 who is interested in jumpstarting a career in the Automotive Industry? If so, we have a program just for you! In response to the Freddie Gray uprisings, NCIA, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, and One Baltimore for Jobs (1B4J) formed a partnership to offer a FREE ongoing General Mechanics Training Program to individuals from the areas that were most affected by the unrest. We had one goal in mind: to Continue reading →

NYPD Inspector General Confirms “Broken Windows” Policy Success is a Myth

The NYPD Office of the Inspector General issued a report yesterday confirming what many criminal justice academics, journalists, and advocates have been saying for years: the NYPD’s intrusive “Broken Windows” policy had no measurable effect on serious crime.  The report concluded that not only does aggressively policing “quality of life disorders” not prevent serious crime, its “cost is paid in police time, in an increase in the number of people brought into the criminal justice system and, at times, in a fraying of the relationship between the police Continue reading →

NCIA files FOIA request with BOP for Compassionate Release Data

The BOP has come under strident criticism in recent years for its failure to adequately respond to inmates’ requests for compassionate release (also called Reduction in Sentence “RIS”).  Groups like Human Rights Watch, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, and Public Source have written about the paucity of inmate compassionate release requests that successfully make it through the layers of bureaucracy, as well as the inadequacy of the BOP’s record keeping.  However, a critical April, 2013 report by the DOJ Inspector General seems to have been the Continue reading →

Instructional Assistant

Job Title: Instructional Assistant Department: YIT School Reports To: Assistant Director of Education FLSA Status: Non-exempt GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The Instructional Assistant works directly under the supervision of the classroom teacher to help implement the instructional program. The duties and responsibilities of the Instructional Assistant include carrying out teacher-planned activities with students, assisting with classroom and outdoor supervision and clerical work. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with individual students and small groups of students in teacher planned instructional activities. Collect and record instructional Continue reading →