Jesse Jackson Jr. Given Projected Prison Release Date

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    If all goes well during his 2.5-year federal prison sentence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. could be looking at a December 31, 2015 release date.

    The Associated Press [1]reports that the Federal Bureau of Prisons has listed Jackson’s projected date on its website, based on the assumption that the former congressman receives the maximum reduction of 54 days a year for good behavior.

    This past Tuesday, Jackson, 48, entered a North Carolina prison to begin serving time for illegally spending $750,000 of campaign money on lavish items ranging from cigars to a gold watch.


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