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SADO Seeks Summer 2019 Interns

Applications Accepted on Rolling Basis through February 1, 2019

SADO is seeking first and second-year law students for fulltime summer 2019 internships to assist in representing indigent defendants seeking post-conviction relief (Detroit office) or juvenile lifers seeking resentencing (Detroit and Lansing offices). The SADO summer internship programs run from late May 2019 through early August 2019. The internships are unpaid, but SADO will assist in securing course credit or fellowship funding. Read More

SADO's Project Reentry Presents "Your Best Life Reentry Workshop Series"

Next Workshop: TBA

SADO’s Project Reentry facilitates the Your Best Life Reentry Workshop Series aimed at assisting returning citizens with essential life skills necessary for a successful transition home. SADO has hosted workshops focused on technology, employment, finances, general support, relationships, taxes, mental wellness, and more. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, YBL will host a Holiday and Graduation Celebration - a time for returning citizens to celebrate the holidays with SADO staff and say farewell to graduating Project Reentry team members. Please RSVP by December 9, 2018. Read More

SADO Attorneys Obtain Positive Outcomes for Clients on Appeal

SADO attorneys have obtained positive outcomes for clients on appeal in several recently decided cases on issues including prosecutorial error, OV scoring, consecutive sentencing, and disproportionate sentencing. Read More

Project Reentry Publishes Newsletter for Returning Citizens

The Drum: Articles, Stories, and Resources for the JLWOP Community

The December 2018 issue of The Drum is now available. The Drum is a publication, produced by SADO’s Project Reentry, featuring articles by and for former juvenile lifers returning to the community. The Drum also identifies a wide variety of resources for returning citizens, including financial budgeting, employment opportunities, and community tips. This month’s issue features an article with important facts to commemorate World Aids Day, a poem from Project Reentry intern Jose Hernandez, advice on combating the winter blues, and a farewell to six members of the Project Reentry team. Read More

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This project was funded by the Byrne JAG grant #2010-DJ-BX-0003, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and administered by the Michigan state Police (MSP). Points of view or opinions contained within this document do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the MSP or DOJ.