Ex-Offender Employment and Social Service Resources

By |September 30th, 2014|

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over 10,000 ex-offenders are released from U.S. prisons every week and studies show that approximately two-thirds of ex-offenders will likely be rearrested within three years of release. This places major challenges on the communities where ex-offenders return, including increased poverty and low employment.

Ex-offenders who can’t find gainful employment […]

DCA Grants Marissa Alexander A Retrial

By |September 26th, 2014|

Attorney Kevin M. Cobbin is pleased about the news that the First District Court of Appeals will be granting Marissa Alexander a retrial. The DCA stated in their Opinion that there was a fundamental error during the original trial and they will grant Ms. Alexander a new trial.
“We are very pleased with the DCA ruling […]