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Prison Guards Made Inmates Fight for Snacks

Prison Guards Made Inmates Fight for Snacks | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Three Pennsylvania prison guards were suspended this week for allegedly arranging for inmates to fight each other and get hazed in exchange for snacks.
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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.
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Who are Ohio's exonerated? 42 have been freed after wrongful convictions in past 25 years

Who are Ohio's exonerated? 42 have been freed after wrongful convictions in past 25 years | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Some of the other exonerated men, including Raymond Towler and Clarence Elkins came to court to support Ricky Jackson.
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America's Prison System Doesn't Work: Can We Fix It? | Acton PowerBlog

America's Prison System Doesn't Work: Can We Fix It? | Acton PowerBlog | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The numbers are discouraging: 1 in 28 American children has at least one parent in prison. Even though crime rates have dropped, our prison population has quadrupled; there are now about 2.4 million adults behind bars. It is costing us $80 billion a year to maintain our prison system. At one...
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'The Cell and The Sanctuary' Exhibit Makes Case that Art-In-Prison Programs Reduce Recidivism

'The Cell and The Sanctuary' Exhibit Makes Case that Art-In-Prison Programs Reduce Recidivism | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
© Ronnie Goodman ARTS AND RECIDIVISM “Evidence suggests that arts-in-prisons programs lower recidivism (returning to prisons) by 27% and reduce disciplinary actions by 75%,” reads the press release...
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A Look At The Marshall Project, The News Site That's Shining A Light On The Criminal Justice System

A Look At The Marshall Project, The News Site That's Shining A Light On The Criminal Justice System | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Led by former New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller, it will focus solely on one of the most controversial and important domestic issues of our...
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Let's (Continue to) Talk About Criminal Justice in America | Brennan Center for Justice

Let's (Continue to) Talk About Criminal Justice in America | Brennan Center for Justice | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.
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Let's Put It All Together: Ineptitude or Corruption? - YouTube

For more information about us, visit our website and follow us on facebook at: http://www.archangelsofjustice.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archang...
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Anthony Graves' Prosecutor Finally Has to Answer For His Actions

Anthony Graves' Prosecutor Finally Has to Answer For His Actions | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The State Bar of Texas has found “just cause” to pursue disciplinary action against Charles Sebesta, the district attorney who sent Graves to death row.
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Dueling allegations prompt firing, divide Charleston County Public Defender's Office

Dueling allegations prompt firing, divide Charleston County Public Defender's Office | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A major rift has divided the office that defends Charleston County's poor and indigent in criminal trials, pitting the top two public defenders against each other and costing one of those men his job.
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The US throws 100,000 children into adult jails and prisons every year - Truthloader - YouTube

Every year in the United States, an estimated 250,000 children under the age of 18 are tried, sentenced or imprisoned as adults. And of these, around 100,000...
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How the courts trap people who were convicted by bad forensics

How the courts trap people who were convicted by bad forensics | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
You're damned if you challenge bad science too soon, damned if you challenge it too late, and there's no way to know when the time is right.
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What should we investigate?

What should we investigate? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
What should we be investigating? Do you know of a story that we should pursue at NBC News, or that we should share with our readers so they can contribute information?
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Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time

Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
It was during a run of particularly good luck for law enforcement but bad luck for the political class that the FBI issued an assessment of the local political landscape that has lost none of its bite.
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Click here to support Prison Family Journey Radio by Carolyn Esparza

Click here to support Prison Family Journey Radio by Carolyn Esparza | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“Prison Family Journey Radio” uniquely offers the opportunity to address critical issues, heighten understanding and provide meaningful resources for a most undeservedly misunderstood and forgotten segment of our population:  The Prison Family.    The United States is the world’s largest jailer. ...
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Texas to allow inmate weddings in prison

Texas to allow inmate weddings in prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Texas plans to allow marriage ceremonies inside prisons between an inmate and an intended spouse who isn't incarcerated, officials disclosed Tuesday.
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Should a Defendant Testify in His Own Defense?

Should a Defendant Testify in His Own Defense? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Defense Lawyers often advise against their clients testifying in their own defense. It is typically unnecessary and tends to expose the client to great danger.
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Lawyer is disbarred for 'inexplicable incompetence' (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb)

Lawyer is disbarred for 'inexplicable incompetence' (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb) | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A lawyer who told jurors his capital murder client was a “professional drug dealer” and a “shooter of people” has been disbarred for “inexplicable incompetence.”The Kansas Supreme Court posted its
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Race Matters, Even Though It Shouldn't

Race Matters, Even Though It Shouldn't | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Even though a person's skin color does not have anything whatsoever to do with whether or not they are guilty of a crime, it matters. Race matters in ways that it shouldn't. And a recent Sentencing Project report about racial perceptions of criminal ...
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Changing the Priorities of a ‘Prison-Happy Country’ | Brennan Center for Justice

Changing the Priorities of a ‘Prison-Happy Country’ | Brennan Center for Justice | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.
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Most Disgusting Female Prison In the world (Full Documentary 2014) -Part 2 - YouTube

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor) female prison inmates female inmates female death row inmates female inmat...
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Indictment of Ex-Official Raises Questions on Mississippi’s Private Prisons

Indictment of Ex-Official Raises Questions on Mississippi’s Private Prisons | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The state’s longest-serving corrections commissioner, Christopher B. Epps, faces charges that he pocketed more than $1 million while clearing the way for the private-sector prisons.
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