Published on: Friday, October 6, 2017

In an article entitled When the Rich get sent to prison, they call these wiseguys first, MarketWatch reports on the services offered by prison-consultants that smooth the transition to life behind bars for rich defendants who can afford fees ranging from $500-$20,000.

Defender Services provides program materials free of charge to Criminal Justice Act counsel that are designed to assist counsel with a variety of Federal Bureau of Prison (BOP) issues, such as:

  • Article on How Federal Prisoners Are Placed: Shedding Light on the BOP’s Inmate Classification and Designation Process
  • Practical Tips if Your Client Faces Incarceration in a Federal Prison
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons Overview (outlining BOP policies and programs)
  • Navigating the Bureau of Prisons from Sentencing through Release (handout)
  • Legal Resource Guide to the Federal Bureau of Prisons 2014 (BOP publication providing a general overview of the BOP, its services, and its programs)
  • Inmate Information Handbook (BOP publication providing information regarding BOP, its programs, institutions, and the rules and regulations inmates will encounter during confinement.)
  • BOP Program Statement on Compassionate Release/Reduction in Sentence: Procedures for Implementation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 3582(c)(1)(A) and 4205(g)
  • Other Defender Services resources addressing BOP issues