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Free Jeffrey Havard

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This website details the wrongful conviction of Jeffrey Havard.
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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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Pope Francis offers US help in closing Guantanamo

Pope Francis offers US help in closing Guantanamo | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Vatican on Monday offered to help the United States in its efforts to close Guantanamo prison, a goal fervently supported by Pope Francis. The offer came during talks between the pontiff's Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican hierarchy, and John Kerry, the US Secretary of State.
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UltraViolet | Stop the sexual assault of women at Karnes!

UltraViolet | Stop the sexual assault of women at Karnes! | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Why is the Department of Homeland Security turning a blind eye?
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America's Two-Tiered Justice System (with Glenn Greenwald)

America's Two-Tiered Justice System (with Glenn Greenwald) | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
3 minutes | Glenn Greenwald on America's Two-Tiered Justice System JOIN US: http://www.bravenewfilms.org/broken_justice_system SUBSCRIBE http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bravenewfilms In...
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An Illustrated A to Z of Torture | VICE | United Kingdom

An Illustrated A to Z of Torture | VICE | United Kingdom | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, a report was released that detailed all of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" (torture) techniques. The tactics in this comic were used by the agency at black sites around the world.
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As exonerations continue, so do executions

As exonerations continue, so do executions | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In the face of mounting evidence that the criminal justice system is broken, some counties, states push ahead with the death penalty
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Hearing on Criminal Justice and Policing Practices

Hearing on Criminal Justice and Policing Practices | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights holds a hearing on efforts to reform the criminal justice system following high-profile police shootings of…
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Former Gov. McGreevey on incarceration: 'We are facing a moral cancer in this country'

Former Gov. McGreevey on incarceration: 'We are facing a moral cancer in this country' | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
McGreevey, 57, in September was named executive director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program
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Recent Rash of Exonerations Only the Surface: Many More Remain Wrongfully Imprisoned

Recent Rash of Exonerations Only the Surface: Many More Remain Wrongfully Imprisoned | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Last year there were 91 exonerations. This year there have been 90 thus far. To date there have been 1482 exonerations overall, only 321 of them being DNA related. What is causing the staggering number of wrongful convictions?...
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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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15 Years In Environment Of Constant Fear Somehow Fails To Rehabilitate Prisoner

15 Years In Environment Of Constant Fear Somehow Fails To Rehabilitate Prisoner | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
WOODBOURNE, NY—Reportedly left dumbfounded by the news that recent parolee Terry Raney had been reincarcerated on charges of assault and battery, officials at Woodbourne Correctional Facility struggled Tuesday to make sense of how the prisoner had n...
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Sell Block: The empty promises of prison labor

Sell Block: The empty promises of prison labor | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
U.S. prison labor is a hidden billion-dollar economy spanning 542 prisons and 67,000 inmates. In Washington state, the labor program has cost taxpayers millions, harmed private businesses and charged exorbitant markups to state agencies.
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Mississippi’s Top Prison Reformer Is Facing 368 Years Behind Bars

Mississippi’s Top Prison Reformer Is Facing 368 Years Behind Bars | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Chris Epps wanted to reform the state's harsh, decrepit prison system. Now he’s facing three centuries in the slammer.
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Arizona Opens New $50M Supermax Prison; New Report Denounces State's Use of Solitary Confinement

Arizona Opens New $50M Supermax Prison; New Report Denounces State's Use of Solitary Confinement | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) has opened a new facility with 500 maximum-security prison beds in the Rast Unit at the Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC Lewis) in Buckeye, Arizona. (M...
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I Won't Be Coming Home for Christmas: The Christmas Experience in Prison

I Won't Be Coming Home for Christmas: The Christmas Experience in Prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
While it doesn't even come close to mom's egg and sausage Christmas brunch, I try to pick up a few seasonal items in my prison's commissary. Is it depressing? Yes. Does it hurt? Yes. But it is all that I have....
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Oregon prison's 'Blue Room' project named to Time magazine's top 25 inventions of 2014

Oregon prison's 'Blue Room' project named to Time magazine's top 25 inventions of 2014 | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The "Blue Room," which The Oregonian brought to the public's attention in August, was listed among Time's top-25 inventions for 2014.
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Mass incarceration means less public safety at great cost

Mass incarceration means less public safety at great cost | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In recent decades, America entered an era of mass incarceration and now leads the world in imprisonment. The result has been mixed. Mass incarceration may have contributed to some reduction in crime, but the evidence more clearly points to increased recidivism and to collateral harms to children, families and communities, all at great expense.
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Dying in Prison • BRAVE NEW FILMS: JUSTICE - YouTube

The largest immigration detention center in America profits from denying health care to prisoners. SUBSCRIBE http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_u...
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State officials ordered to hearing on mental health in prisons

State officials ordered to hearing on mental health in prisons | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
PEORIA — High-level decision makers in state government will be among those attending a March federal court hearing on Illinois Department of Corrections plans to improve mental health services in
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Federal Judge Blasts Yet Another Federal Prosecutor for Lying to the Court

Federal Judge Blasts Yet Another Federal Prosecutor for Lying to the Court | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Federal Judge Blasts Yet Another Federal Prosecutor for Lying to the Court
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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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