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84-Year-Old Dorli Rainey, Pepper-Sprayed at Occupy Seattle, Denounces "Worsening" Police Crackdowns

84-Year-Old Dorli Rainey, Pepper-Sprayed at Occupy Seattle, Denounces "Worsening" Police Crackdowns | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Police departments across the country are coming under criticism for using excessive force against Occupy Wall Street protesters during the past two months.
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Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Free Davontae Sanford Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

The police know it. The prosecutors know it. The courts know it. Anybody who reads the court records and police reports knows it.
This could have been any one of us, or any one of our children who was falsely arrested, railroaded, and imprisioned. If we let this stand, who will be next?
Demand that the prosecutors stop covering up their frame-up of this innocent child and come clean. Demand that Davontae be freed to come home
You Can Write Him At
Davontae Sanford-684070
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`1576 w.bluewater highway
ionia,mi 48846

detroitforgottonc... about.me/JUSTICEDAVONTAE

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Federal Agency BOP Fails To Act On Their Open Door Policy, As They Turned Away An Advocacy Group -

A Just Cause recently visited BOP in Washington and found out that their "Open Door Policy" was nothing but an open door lie!..... Please share, like and sub...
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California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method

California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court 's decision Monday giving a green light to an execution drug triggered a renewed attempt in California to create a single-drug method of lethal injection for inmates on America's largest death row.
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Juvenile Records Often Have Lifelong Consequences: Experts Say

Juvenile Records Often Have Lifelong Consequences: Experts Say | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Juvenile records can often have serious lifelong consequences — and the remedies of expunging or sealing the records are often too costly and too complicated to pursue.

Three juvenile defense attorneys urged juvenile justice workers to seek reforms that would make it easier for young people to squelch delinquent acts from their pasts and move on with their lives.
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The Fairness and Restoration Act of 2015

The Fairness and Restoration Act of 2015 | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
We as prisoners did not forfeit our citizenship when we came to prison or the laws which are designed to protect our basic human rights and dignity. The implementation and enforcement of the Anti-T...
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Rev. Pinkney, hero of Benton Harbor, speaks from prison

Rev. Pinkney, hero of Benton Harbor, speaks from prison | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
If we assume that life is worth living and that man has a right to survive, I will say the body of assorted judges, prosecutors and politicians must be held accountable for their wrongdoing – their...
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Is Life in Prison without Parole a Better Option Than the Death Penalty? - Death Penalty - ProCon.org

Is Life in Prison without Parole a Better Option Than the Death Penalty? - Death Penalty - ProCon.org | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Is Life in Prison without Parole a Better Option Than the Death Penalty? Read pros, cons, and expert responses in the debate.
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For Families of People Living With Mental Illness, Police ''Support'' Is Not the Solution

For Families of People Living With Mental Illness, Police ''Support'' Is Not the Solution | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
We need to radically reimagine what safety looks like.
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How Anthony Graves Went from Death Row to Overseeing the Houston Crime Lab

How Anthony Graves Went from Death Row to Overseeing the Houston Crime Lab | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Anthony Graves, who spent more than 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, has since become a fierce advocate for prison reform.
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Rescued child survivors RADIO with your host ruby

Rescued child survivors RADIO with your host ruby | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Rescued child survivors RADIO with your host ruby. Breaking the silence of child trafficking Voice for the Voiceless www.rubyr.webs.com www.ruby2.webs.com A platform where victims and survivors of child sex slavery and rapes, are encouraged to break their silence, to put an end to the satanic rituals in public service Victims do not have any voice, fair justice system, remedy, rehabilitation or compensation system. This platform gives all victims a voice, empowerment and practical referrals to improve public services. Ruby Akhtar has helped rescue thousands of child brides all over the world, trafficked through embassies and airports with fake age on passports and used in child prostitution in the UK and globally. Now she is doing a Criminal Law degree to catch up with her education lost through the child marriage at age 12 to an English paedophile living in Ireland, Bangor, age 34, so she can change the laws to stop the trafficking of humans. Ruby and her siblings were abused in St Mary's Catholic convent school in Pakistan, from where she was trafficked. Dr Ramona is a victim of Sharia Law bigamy in the UK. She was married to a man in the UK
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Illinois Department Of Corrections Sued Over Solitary Confinement

Illinois Department Of Corrections Sued Over Solitary Confinement | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Two law firms filed a lawsuit today against the Illinois Department of Corrections on behalf of thousands of prisoners they say have suffered from the overuse and misuse of solitary confinement.
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A Just Cause - Unanswered Questions Leading to Invalid Prosecution & Conviction

A Just Cause - Unanswered Questions Leading to Invalid Prosecution & Conviction | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sam Thurman, Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. A Just Cause is campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Visit: www.freetheirp6.org. To learn more, about A Just Cause and to Donate to IRP6 Legal Defense Fund, visit www.a-justcause.com. Follow us on Twitter: @AJCRadio, @A_JustCause, @FreeTheeIRP6, @FreeeTheIRP6 and Like our Facebook Pages:https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCoast2Coast,and https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCO, https://www.facebook.com/FreetheIRP6 Thank you for your support!
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Will Revamped Prison Regulations Reduce Solitary Confinement in California?

Will Revamped Prison Regulations Reduce Solitary Confinement in California? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
California prison officials have announced a number of changes to state regulations pertaining to the use of solitary confinement and other forms of extreme isolation. The reforms come in the run-u...
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Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty

Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for Oklahoma to continue using a lethal drug cocktail for executions, but, in a surprising dissent, two liberal justices opened the door to what could become a historic challenge to the death penalty itself.
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Death Row Exonoree Released Last Year Dies Of Lung Cancer

Death Row Exonoree Released Last Year Dies Of Lung Cancer | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A Louisiana man who was freed from prison last year after spending almost three decades wrongfully incarcerated on death row has died.

Glenn Ford, 65, succumbed to lung cancer Monday morning. In a
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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, June 29, 5:25 PM

LORD GOD HAVE MERCY ON THE FA,MILY~!  EVEN THE MORE ON THOSE THAT DIDI THI TO THIS MAN!!

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Seven Days in Solitary [6/28/2015]

Seven Days in Solitary [6/28/2015] | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The following roundup features noteworthy news, reports and opinions on solitary confinement from the past week that have not been covered in other Solitary Watch posts. • Advocates and advocates g...
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Four years since our hunger strikes began, none of our core demands have yet been met: Our protracted struggle must continue

Four years since our hunger strikes began, none of our core demands have yet been met: Our protracted struggle must continue | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
We prisoners need to prepare for a massive peaceful protest and work stoppage if prison officials don’t change 1) The culture to which prisoners and their families are subjected: so much mental and...
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Soledad Brother John Clutchette asks for your help

Soledad Brother John Clutchette asks for your help | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
I have read your publication periodically over the years, and after some discussion with fellow prisoners, it was suggested I seek your assistance with getting the message out there that I need hel...
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Beyond Scared Straight : Chester, SC: The Harder They Fall

Beyond Scared Straight : Chester, SC: The Harder They Fall | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
In Chester County, SC, an abusive 16-year-old rapper challenges the power of the deputies, who then team together to restrain the troubled teen.
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Why many rape victims don’t fight or yell

Why many rape victims don’t fight or yell | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
An expert offers his explanation, based on brain research, of why people may respond in unexpected ways to a sexual assault.
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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, June 28, 3:08 PM

SOME ALREADY KNOW BECAUSE OF WHO THEY ARE AND/OR WHERE THEY LIVE NOTHING WILL BE DONE TO THE PERSON VIOLATING THEM AND THERE IS AN OH WHAT THE HECK MANTALITY AND THEY TURN THE BLAME ON THEMSELVES BE IT ADULTS OR CHILDREN BUT THAT IS SAD BUT TRUE IN THE U.S.A.

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DETROIT COPS KEPT CHASE GOING AFTER 2 CHILDREN HIT, KILLED; THEN 3 OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED

DETROIT COPS KEPT CHASE GOING AFTER 2 CHILDREN HIT, KILLED; THEN 3 OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, June 28, 10:23 AM

HOW MANY INNICENT DEATHS DOES IT TAKE BEFORE THE POLICE SHOULD STOP DURING A CHASE? LIVES ARE TAKEN BUT WE ASK CAN THE POLICE RESTORE THEM BACK?!? OR NOT??  WHO IS ACCOUNTABLE THE POLICE OR THE CHASED?

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The Observer view on prison reform | Observer editorial

The Observer view on prison reform | Observer editorial | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Michael Gove must be bold and tackle the tinderbox of our jails
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Why Do Prosecutors Fight to Maintain Wrongful Convictions?

Why Do Prosecutors Fight to Maintain Wrongful Convictions? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
When it comes to our criminal justice system, prosecutor and police misconduct remains the elephant in the courtroom. Sometimes it is spoken about, but rarely is any action taken.
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