Stop Mass Incarce...
Follow
Find
5.5K views | +0 today
Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions
What would you do if this one one of your'e family members?
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Remove ABSOLUTE JUDICIAL IMMUNITY - Hold the Judicial community responsible for their actions

Remove ABSOLUTE JUDICIAL IMMUNITY - Hold the Judicial community responsible for their actions | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
We are all helping each other with causes - Most of the Causes are personal and help our Cases - This Cause Helps all of us - and the Future us.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Children In Detention Put In Wrist-Locks, Choke Holds, Inquiry Hears | newmatilda.com

Children In Detention Put In Wrist-Locks, Choke Holds, Inquiry Hears | newmatilda.com | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Unaccompanied minors held in immigration detention on Christmas Island were subject to “unnecessary” force, with one put in a chokehold after Serco security guards were given the authorisation to move them using force, according to evidence presented at a human rights inquiry today.
Deborah Homewood, Managing Director of MAXimus Solutions, which provides services and reporting on unaccompanied minors held in detention, confirmed that the incident had taken place on Christmas Island in March this year.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Charged as Adults, Children Are Abandoned When They Could Be Saved - NYTimes.com

Charged as Adults, Children Are Abandoned When They Could Be Saved - NYTimes.com | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Juvenile courts were established in recognition that children lack the maturity to appreciate the consequences of their acts, but can be rehabilitated. By Marc Mauer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

How The Marshall Project will illuminate US justice system

How The Marshall Project will illuminate US justice system | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Editor-in-chief Bill Keller and managing editor for digital Gabriel Dance talk storytelling, interactives and building their own CMS at the non-profit start up
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Mass Incarceration on Trial | The New Press

Mass Incarceration on Trial | The New Press | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
For nearly forty years, the United States has been gripped by policies that have placed more than 2.5 million Americans in jails and prisons designed to hold a fraction of that number of inmates. Our prisons are not only vast and overcrowded, they are degrading—relying on racist gangs, lockdowns, and Supermax-style segregation units to maintain a tenuous order. In short, mass incarceration has proven to be a fiscal and penological disaster.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

New Haven Register : Norm Pattis: Only a fool believes justice will be found in court

New Haven Register : Norm Pattis: Only a fool believes justice will be found in court | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Abolishing the Broken US Juvenile Justice System

Abolishing the Broken US Juvenile Justice System | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In her second book, ''Burning Down the House,'' Nell Bernstein shows that the fight to abolish juvenile detention facilities and decarcerate youth is far from over.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Man exonerated in 1982 D.C. killing; DNA reveals FBI error in conviction

Man exonerated in 1982 D.C. killing; DNA reveals FBI error in conviction | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Shadow of FBI Lab scandal grows; Kevin Martin is 5th D.C. man found wrongly imprisoned since 2009
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Columbus crime-lab error might affect 38 cases

Columbus crime-lab error might affect 38 cases | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
At least 38 closed cases could be affected by a DNA-related mistake in the Columbus police crime lab, and one felon already has asked for a new trial, the Franklin County prosecutor said this week. At issue are DNA reports that were submitted for criminal cases but were missing the statistical weight, which shows the probability that the DNA belongs to a certain person.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Prison gates: Permanent exits or revolving doors? Officials seek roadmap to reform | St George News

Prison gates: Permanent exits or revolving doors? Officials seek roadmap to reform | St George News | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
 SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary R. Herbert, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, House Speaker Becky Lockhart, Chief Justice Matthew Durrant and Attorney General Sean Reyes have charged the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice with developing a comprehensive set of data-driven recommendations to increase public safety, while limiting expected growth of the state’s prison budget. …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Judge says he wrongfully convicted man because of anti-white bias

Judge says he wrongfully convicted man because of anti-white bias | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A retired NY judge is trying to right his own wrong: He says his anti-white bias caused him to wronfully convict a man of murder.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

80 Years Ago: Alcatraz Takes In First Group of No Good Thugs

80 Years Ago: Alcatraz Takes In First Group of No Good Thugs | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Rock opened as a Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Criminal Justice System Is Modern Slavery - WakeUpTheMasses.com

Criminal Justice System Is Modern Slavery - WakeUpTheMasses.com | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Alex Jones talks with Attorney General candidate James Balagia about the twisted nature of our justice system.http://www.infowars.com/trust-in-gove...Follow Alex on TWITTER - https://twitter.com/RealAlexJonesInfowars on G+ - https://plus.google.com/+infowars/Like Alex on FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderEme...:Web:http://www.infowars.com/http://www.prisonplanet.com/http://www.infowars.net/:Subscribe and share your login with 11 friends:http://www.prisonplanet.tv http://www.InfowarsNews.comVisit http://www.InfowarsLife.com to get the products Alex Jones and his family trust, while supporting the growth of our expanding media operation. DNA Force™ X2 Survival Shield™ Super Female Vitality™ Lung Cleanse™ Silver-Bullet - Colloidal Silver™ Fluoride Shield™ Super Male Vitality™ Survival Shield - Nascent Iodine™ Patriot Blend 100% Organic Coffee™ Immune Support 100% Organic Coffee™ All available at - http://www.infowarsshop.com/INFOWARS MAGAZINE - LATEST
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Okla. DOC considers decommissioning prison towers

Okla. DOC considers decommissioning prison towers | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
By Graham Lee Brewer The Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla — The classic image of correctional officers manning prison towers with rifles in hand may soon vanish from Oklahoma. The
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Colo. Prison Nurse Can't Ignore Inmate With Severe Pain

Colo. Prison Nurse Can't Ignore Inmate With Severe Pain | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
This is not a complicated case. Homaidan Al-Turki is an inmate at Limon Correctional Facility in Colorado. He was in pain. His pain was so severe that he was unable to stand and was vomiting. Mary Robinson, the nurse on...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

I Went Undercover in America's Toughest Prison | VICE United States

I Went Undercover in America's Toughest Prison | VICE United States | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
I didn’t believe that a concentration camp could exist in America until, in Phoenix, Arizona, I saw one with my own eyes. Maricopa County is a fuzzy-lawed place where sentenced and un-sentenced inmate…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

State prison inmate files hundreds of lawsuits from behind bars

State prison inmate files hundreds of lawsuits from behind bars | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Federal court in Tucson has been absolutely flooded with lawsuits. Those suits are not from clashing corporations or government gadflies. Instead, these almost 400 lawsuits come from just one man who is sitting in a prison cell.This inmate's pile of lawsuits could give taxpayers indigestion. Which is exactly what he's claiming in some suits: stomach troubles from prison food. He wants trillions of dollars in damages, but in the meantime, these questionable cases gum-up the courts, and cost taxpayers in legal fees.Dale Maisano is currently serving a 15-year sentence for aggravated assault out of Pinal county.
Right now, he's locked up at the Arizona State Prison on Wilmot Road in Tucson. But he sure stays busy in there. In the past month alone, Maisano has filed dozens of lawsuits. Over the past several years, that number has reached into the hundreds. Maisano has sued Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, State Attorney General Tom Horne, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and many others.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

The Federal Vacancy Count 8/13/2014 - Judgepedia

The Federal Vacancy Count 8/13/2014 - Judgepedia | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Judgepedia is an encyclopedia about America's courts and judges. Its goal is to help readers discover and learn about court systems and the judiciary.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Prison company pays $260,000 to settle OT suit

Prison company pays $260,000 to settle OT suit | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Now-closed St. Mary’s facility was operated by CCA for Kentucky
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

No Drug Ever Went to Prison. So Why Are We Fighting a War Against Them?

No Drug Ever Went to Prison. So Why Are We Fighting a War Against Them? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why police officers started this innovative program.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

The Caging of America - The New Yorker

The Caging of America - The New Yorker | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A prison is a trap for catching time. Good reporting appears often about the inner life of the American prison, but the catch is that American prison life is mostly undramatic—the reported stories fail to grab us, because, for the most part, nothing happens. One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich is all you need to know about Ivan Denisovich, because the idea that anyone could live for a minute in such circumstances seems impossible; one day in the life of an American prison means much less, because the force of it is that one day typically stretches out for decades. It isn’t the horror of the time at hand but the unimaginable sameness of the time ahead that makes prisons unendurable for their inmates. The inmates on death row in Texas are called men in “timeless time,” because they alone aren’t serving time: they aren’t waiting out five years or a decade or a lifetime. The basic reality of American prisons is not that of the lock and key but that of the lock and clock.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

When Innocent People Go To Prison, States Pay

When Innocent People Go To Prison, States Pay | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
How much money do people deserve when they serve time for crimes they didn't commit? Different states have different answers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Texas prosecutors work to comply with evidence law named after wrongfully convicted Morton

Texas prosecutors work to comply with evidence law named after wrongfully convicted Morton | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
AUSTIN, Texas - The county that wrongfully prosecuted an innocent man for his wife's murder is now working to comply with a law intended to prevent similar cases in the future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Being Vindicated: Wrongfully Imprisoned, Now Free

Being Vindicated: Wrongfully Imprisoned, Now Free | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Justice prevails and these people are proof of that!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

I Confronted the Man Whose Crime Sent Me to Prison

I Confronted the Man Whose Crime Sent Me to Prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Five years after being freed from prison, Chris Scott sits down with the man who took 13 years of his life away.
more...
No comment yet.