‘Give Life Back’ looks at how small things can result in unfair punishments

A man gently kisses an elderly man in a hospital bed on the forehead
Every four seconds, a person is arrested over a technical probation violation.
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By Samantha Nelson

52 mins ago

A person on parole or probation is arrested every four seconds for violating the terms of their release, according to the Council of State Governments Justice Center. A new 90-second public service announcement by New York ad agency Droga5 and the criminal justice reform organization Reform Alliance spotlights just how mundane many of these violations are.