At this year’s Temple Law Review symposium, “Rethinking Punishment: Sentencing in the Modern Age,” Judge Timothy R. Rice, Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, and Edwin Villanueva delivered the keynote speech about the Supervision to Aid Reentry Program, known as the STAR Program. It is a federal reentry court program that assists individuals returning from prison with employment, education, and other services. Judges Rice and Restrepo supervise the program, which began in 2007, and Edwin Villanueva is a STAR Program graduate. The following transcript has been edited and condensed for publication.
Symposium Keynote Presentation: Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR) Program
Volume 89, No. 4, Summer 2017