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Federal judge accuses state of ethical lapses in prison case - The Sacramento Bee

Federal judge accuses state of ethical lapses in prison case - The Sacramento Bee | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
In a high-stakes bid to wrest control of California's prison system from federal oversight, opposing lawyers for the state and for 33,000 inmates sparred Wednesday over whether the state violated legal ethics by interviewing mentally ill prisoners...
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The lawyers describe the sessions as being conducted in secret despite the legal requirement that they be present for all those tours and interviews.

"They interviewed our mentally ill clients without our knowledge about the case and then they used the evidence (to buttress their claims that conditions in the prisons have improved)," Don Specter, head of the Prison Law Office, told reporters after the hearing.

"They didn't really explain to the mentally ill clients what the purpose of the interviews were, so the inmates had no idea who they were speaking to, they had no idea for the reason."

Those interviews and the 50 expert declarations based on them that were filed with the court by the state now are at the heart of a heated dispute over whether California has made enough progress in improving access to mental health care at a constitutional level inside its prisons.

The inmate attorneys want the declarations thrown out, a move that would cripple the state's efforts in court to rid its self of the 23-year-old class action.


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The lawyers describe the sessions as being conducted in secret despite the legal requirement that they be present for all those tours and interviews.

"They interviewed our mentally ill clients without our knowledge about the case and then they used the evidence (to buttress their claims that conditions in the prisons have improved)," Don Specter, head of the Prison Law Office, told reporters after the hearing.

"They didn't really explain to the mentally ill clients what the purpose of the interviews were, so the inmates had no idea who they were speaking to, they had no idea for the reason."

Those interviews and the 50 expert declarations based on them that were filed with the court by the state now are at the heart of a heated dispute over whether California has made enough progress in improving access to mental health care at a constitutional level inside its prisons.

The inmate attorneys want the declarations thrown out, a move that would cripple the state's efforts in court to rid its self of the 23-year-old class action.

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Donald Trump says he's filed a $500 million lawsuit against the US' largest Spanish-language TV network

Donald Trump says he's filed a $500 million lawsuit against the US' largest Spanish-language TV network | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Real estate developer Donald Trump said Tuesday that he filed a $500 million lawsuit against...
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Rick Sanchez: Donald Trump has single-handedly united Latinos from coast to coast

Rick Sanchez: Donald Trump has single-handedly united Latinos from coast to coast | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
By not mentioning Latino contributions to America, Trumps makes all those who have made those contributions feel disrespected.
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VISION SEED Willy Whitefeather on 'HOPE' - YouTube

Willy Whitefeather was the visionary who inspired the award-winning animated short film "HOPE," directed by Catherine Margerin, and produced by Mary Mathaise...
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4 16 2015TruthUnCONPromeyezedGuestChiefWillyWhiteFeather - YouTube

Truth UnCONPromeyezed Show with Special Guest Hopi Prophet Chief Willy White Feather. Chief Willy is an author of a Children's book, Outdoor Survival Handboo...
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BREAKING: Leaked Freddie Gray Autopsy Shatters Baltimore Prosecutor’s Case Against Police | Top Right News

BREAKING: Leaked Freddie Gray Autopsy Shatters Baltimore Prosecutor’s Case Against Police | Top Right News | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
by Brian Hayes | Top Right News On June 4th, Top Right News reported how embattled Maryland state attorney Marilyn Mosby stunned observers by filing a motion to block the release of Freddie Gray's autopsy results in her case against 6 Baltimore police officers. We just found out why.
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Police Chief Says Dylann Roof Was Taken to Burger King Shortly After Arrest

Police Chief Says Dylann Roof Was Taken to Burger King Shortly After Arrest | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
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According to the account Shelby police chief Jeff Ledford gave the Charlotte Observer, Roof complained of hunger, and was treated to a meal at Burger King.

Earlier in the day, Roof had bought water and chips at a south Charlotte gas station. Now he was hungry. Police bought him food from a nearby Burger King, Ledford said.

After slaughtering 9 people in a church, Roof was arrested, strapped with a protective bulletproof vest, then treated to burgers and fries.

If only these cops had handled Freddie Gray. Or would the series of events have been different?

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LAPD Just Shot Unarmed Man For Holding A Towel

LAPD Just Shot Unarmed Man For Holding A Towel | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that one of their officers just shot a Los Feliz man for holding a towel.

The victim of the police shooting
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*****DEMONIC POSSESSED Police are still defending the shooting.
LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith, claimed that the shooter “followed standard procedure” by handcuffing the man after shooting him in the head.

“We always do that,” Smith justified. “That’s the policy… to handcuff someone in a situation like that.”

The man’s name has not been released.

An eyewitness filmed a video of the officers handcuffing the man who had a visible gunshot wound to the head.Police say they had no choice but to open fire after the man raised his arm, which was wrapped in a towel, in a way that officers said made them “fear for for their lives.”

The LAPD media spokesperson claimed that the officers “believed he had a gun,” but as it turned out, he was completely unarmed… Unless a towel now counts as a weapon in the eyes of the police.

The man had actually asked the officers for help around 6:35 p.m. He was at the corner of Los Feliz Boulevard and Tica Drive south of Griffith Park, from what the police report states.

“This person extended an arm wrapped in a towel. The officer exited the vehicle and said, ‘Drop the gun, drop the gun,'” LAPD Lieutenant John Jenal defended.

The man was likely confused, since he didn’t have a gun to drop. He very well could have thought there was another person who the police were talking to who actually had a gun. In any event, he was told to drop a gun – a gun that he did not have, so he therefore could not drop it. http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/06/man-with-towel-wrapped-arm-lapd/

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Obama Knew Slain Pastor, Church Shooting Violated 'Sacred Place'

Obama Knew Slain Pastor, Church Shooting Violated 'Sacred Place' | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama said he knew some of those killed in Wednesday night's shooting at a South Carolina church, including its pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, described fondly by friends and colleagues as a giant.
Michelle and I know several members of the...
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Charleston Shooter Was on Drug Linked to Violent Outbursts

Charleston Shooter Was on Drug Linked to Violent Outbursts | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Dylann Storm Roof was taking habit-forming drug suboxone.
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Chuck Blazer was US informant since 2011

Chuck Blazer was US informant since 2011 | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Chuck Blazer, the disgraced US soccer supremo who blew the whistle on colossal corruption, worked secretly for US prosecutors from 2011 while still on FIFA's executive committee, court papers show. The cancer-stricken 70-year-old is a key plank in a US investigation into a multi-million-dollar corruption scandal that forced FIFA boss Sepp Blatter to announce this month that he would resign. Blazer, who was a member of FIFA's executive committee from 1997 to 2013, cut a deal with US prosecutors to plead guilty and cooperate with the FBI in exchange for a reduced sentence.
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WARN your inmate friends or loved ones! Important information for every prisoner in America! - Citizens for Criminal JUSTICE

WARN your inmate friends or loved ones! Important information for every prisoner in America! - Citizens for Criminal JUSTICE | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
WARN your inmate friends or loved ones! Important infor …
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YOU MUST warn and periodically remind your friend or loved one in prison, especially those at the “rambunctious” ages of 18 to 30, and the mentally ill, that they are in NO position to break the rules, nor to get into an argument with a guard or any other prison staff (i.e. “medical” people). I just got another frantic (understandably) call from an inmate’s mother, and there may be nothing anyone can do about their problem (the prison abuse aspect of the call). No matter how wrong, criminal, or abusive the guard’s behavior may be, the inmate must not react! These guards have been getting away with abusing inmates, and getting away with  all the lies to cover up,  for decades. They have it down to a science! Officials – judges, prison superiors (that’s a joke), prosecutors, politicians, almost to the man, –  will NOT hold them accountable!
I write this to implore you to tell your inmate friend or loved one this,  and remind them from time to time, so that YOU do not have to learn the painful truth of what I say the hard way. Avoid abuse (at least try to) in advance by ignoring wrongdoing by guards! They MUST! File grievances, Read What YOU can DO!  , hire attorney, contact authorities afterward!

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BREAKING: 'Charlottes Web' is Ruled LEGAL to Grow and Distribute in Florida - TNM NEWS

BREAKING: 'Charlottes Web' is Ruled LEGAL to Grow and Distribute in Florida - TNM NEWS | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
After last mid-term election’s disappointment, the state of Florida is finally looking hopeful for marijuana reform. Legislators voted 20-14 to legalize the nationally recognized low potency strain called Charlottes Web – which contains high CBD content. I guess since even Texas is legalizing CBD strains, than all other states feel dumb if they outlaw them, …
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Facebook and Google are winning the app war

Facebook and Google are winning the app war | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Forrester says smartphone users spend 13% of their time in Facebook's apps, and 12% in Google's.
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Governor Jerry Brown- Oppose Vaccine Mandates

Governor Jerry Brown- Oppose Vaccine Mandates | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Honorable Governor Jerry Brown, California urges you to veto SB277, SB792, and AB1117.  These bills capitalize on fears of a nonexistent public health crisis, discriminate against select groups, and offer no sound incentives to expand public health education.  They offer a myriad of major financial repercussions and implementation issues that have yet to be addressed.  The...
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Cop Brutally Attacks 78-Year-Old Grandma For Delivering Cupcakes To Her Grandchildren

Cop Brutally Attacks 78-Year-Old Grandma For Delivering Cupcakes To Her Grandchildren | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
A grandma who stands less than 5 feet tall apparently caused this officer to fear for his safety as she delivered cupcakes. So he savagely assaulted her.
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HOPE (Visions of Whitefeather) - YouTube

directed by Catherine Margerin Visionary Willy Whitefeather produced by Mary Mathaisell This animated visual film short you are about to see is a story of pr...
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The JPay Scam: Prison Bankers Cash In On Captive Customers

The JPay Scam: Prison Bankers Cash In On Captive Customers | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
JPay, Inc. and other prison bankers collect tens of millions of dollars every year from inmates’ families in fees for basic financial services.
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Autopsy Attributes Freddie Gray's Death To 'High-Energy Injury,' Report Says

Autopsy Attributes Freddie Gray's Death To 'High-Energy Injury,' Report Says | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
The death of the unarmed black man was a homicide that resulted from "acts of omission" by the police, according to The Baltimore Sun.
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Cops Slam Unarmed Woman On The Pavement, Killing Her In Front of Family

Cops Slam Unarmed Woman On The Pavement, Killing Her In Front of Family | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Cleveland police officers recently killed a 37-year-old African American woman who died after police slammed her head on the concrete, just outside of her
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Death by dehydration prompts changes at Island Co. Jail

Death by dehydration prompts changes at Island Co. Jail | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
The parents of Keaton Farris say they believe jail staff ignored their son because he was mentally ill.
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VERDICT: Rev. Edward Pinkney convicted of election fraud

VERDICT: Rev. Edward Pinkney convicted of election fraud | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
A jury has foundReverend EdwardPinkney guilty of five counts of forgery, which are felonies.The jury says Pinkney is not guilty of six counts of knowingly having people sign a petition twice to rec...
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Obama: Church Shooting 'Raises Questions About a Dark Part of Our History'

Obama: Church Shooting 'Raises Questions About a Dark Part of Our History' | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
President Obama delivered remarks on the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, that killed nine people.
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Following arrests, mom accuses Fairfield PD of excessive force, racism

Following arrests, mom accuses Fairfield PD of excessive force, racism | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
Accusations fly less than a week after 2 adults and 2 kids were arrested at Fairfield Aquatic Center.
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Horrifying Video Shows Cop Choking 13-Year-old Boy as He Tasers Him in the Spine

Horrifying Video Shows Cop Choking 13-Year-old Boy as He Tasers Him in the Spine | Educating & Enforcing Human Rights For We The People !! | Scoop.it
A disturbing video has surfaced showing a San Diego Cop attacking a 13-year-old boy.
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COP TASES 13-YR-OLD CHILD WHILE CHOKING HIM! - YouTube

This is INSANE! The video shows him choking the 13-yr-old child out then tasing the child in the back! Full story: http://filmingcops.com/raw-video-cop-puts-...
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