White Collar Criminal Registry – Piling on by Politicians and Prosecutors, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, April 2015.

Why Community Service Works, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, February 2015.

Sentencing Videos – A Brave New World, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, February 2015.

White Collar Sentencing: Challenges and Opportunities, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, September 2014.

Community Service Orders in Federal Courts: Past, Present and Future – Lessons Learned from the Sentencing of Ty Warner, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, January 2014.

Inmates and Immigration: The Federal Bureau of Prisons Quota Mandate, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, November 2013.

Federal Bureau of Prisons: Tips for Compassionate Release Requests, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, October 2013.

Master of Putting in a Good Word on Sentences, London Financial Times, June 14, 2013.

On Death and Dying in the Federal Bureau of Prisons – The Recent Report from the Office of the Inspector General, NCIA Criminal Defense Update, May 2013.

Post-Booker Sentencing and the Use of 18 U.S.C. §3553(a)(6), NCIA Criminal Defense Update, April 2013.

Blagojevich Stepping Into Another World, Chicago Tribune, March 11, 2012.

Vick Gives Youngsters Candid Answers by Keith Mills, March 11, 2010

Sentencing Alternatives ‑ Back to the Future, Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 22, No. 1, October 2009.

Consultants Are Providing High-Profile Inmates a Game Plan for Coping, The New York Times, October 11, 2009.

Sentencing Consultants, Interview with The Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s leading newspaper, August 2009.

Prison Consultants, Interview with El Mundo, Spain’s largest newsletter, August 2009.

Madoff’s Prison Adviser Gives a Lesson in Criminal Injustice, New York Daily News, August 2, 2009.

White-Collar Cons Ask the Pros, USA Today, July 15, 2009.

Prison Consulting and Bernard Madoff, Associated Press, July 2009.

Sentencing Consultants, La Vanguardia, Spain, July 17, 2009.

Sins and Admission: Getting Into the Top Prisons, The Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2009.

White-Collar Cons Ask the Pros, USA Today, July 15, 2009.

Prison Consultants, De Morgen newspaper, July 8, 2009.

Bernard Madoff Hires Help to Survive Hard Time, Interview in the Times of London, July 4, 2009.

Hoelter’s Admirable Project Paying Off by Keith Mills, Pressbox, June 2009.

Sentencing Experts Navigate a Post-Booker World, Chicago Lawyer, June 2006.

The Man with a Pack of ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Cards, The London Times, July 31, 2004.

Not-So-Hard-Time, The Boston Globe, April 9, 2004.

Interview with Herbert J. Hoelter, Corporate Crime Reporter, Volume 17, Number 24, June 16, 2003.

Mr. Liberty: As More White-Collar Criminals Land in Jail, a Sentencing Consultant Finds Himself in Demand, The Washington Post, June 2, 2003.

When Hard Time Becomes Just a Waste, Editorial by Herbert J. Hoelter, Newsday, 2002

Coalition for Sentencing Reform Review 2000

Juvenile Justice: Facts vs. Anger, by Jerome G. Miller, D.S.W., New York Times, 2000

Listen to the Voices Behind Bars, by Herbert J. Hoelter and Barry Holman, Los Angeles Times, 1999


For further information contact Herbert Hoelter at or 443.780.1311.