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Good Behavior

Interview with Ivan and Bobby

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Ivan: My time period was extended twice based on laws which were later ruled unconstitutional as I described them both above. When I was violated for not admitting to the crime to participate in a sex offender program, after I was released, a big case which reached the federal court called "Donhauser v. Goord" raised the same issue about sex offenders should not have to admit to the crime in programs because of the Alford plea, and the inmate won that case.
Bobby: No, I got off because my sentencing was up and my nana got me a good lawyer

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Ivan: I don't know the answer to that question because I never received it.
Bobby: I got a whole 3 months knocked off

JM: What types of actions do you need to avoid in order to get time off? Did you ever witness somebody losing time off for good behavior?
Ivan: I know people had to avoid fights, obey rules, work, participate in programs, complete programs, keep good hygiene, take their medications, attend the mess hall.
Bobby: You just need the correctional officers to notice you doing good and make sure your doing your job in the jail correctly that is assigned to you.

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