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NY: For Some Prisoners, Finishing Their Sentences Doesn’t Mean They Get Out

After serving a year and two months for a probation violation, ____ ____ should have been able to walk out of a New York state prison on June 26, 2015. But officials would not let him leave. Full Article

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It’s a shame we only have a constitutionally-protected right to travel and not a right to live somewhere.

You would think it would be covered under “life, liberty, property” though.

It is…

Locating appropriate housing? What they mean is putting you in a motel type setting that is fenced up with barbwire and locked up at 9, 11 on the weekends. And that’s not counting Sunday’s. I lived in one. It’s just a jail outside of prison. They feed you and you get your yard then you come back in at night. It was nice to have a bed but I preferred sleeping in my car.

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