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governor of ohio: help a innocent man

governor of ohio: help a innocent man | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
my son was wrongfully convicted, his 43 yrs old, no criminal back ground, no evidence, he was promised probation, but sentenced to 8 yrs, his ex-wife...
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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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‘Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Justice’ by Adam Benforado - The Boston Globe

‘Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Justice’ by Adam Benforado - The Boston Globe | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“Unfair” succinctly and persuasively recounts decades of research testifying to the flawed and inaccurate procedures that underpin virtually all aspects of our criminal justice system.
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Unreasonable, Disparate Punishments for Federal Hydrocodone Cases Coming Soon -

Unreasonable, Disparate Punishments for Federal Hydrocodone Cases Coming Soon - | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Unreasonable, Disparate Punishments for Federal Hydrocodone Cases Coming Soon
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24th Correctional Officer Sentenced to Prison in Jail Racketeering Conspiracy - NationofChange

24th Correctional Officer Sentenced to Prison in Jail Racketeering Conspiracy - NationofChange | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Twenty-four correctional officers have been convicted for their participation in the jail racketeering conspiracy. Sixteen BGF gang members and associates were also convicted for participating in the racketeering conspiracy.
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Why Isn't More Happening to Reduce America's Bloated Prison Population?

Why Isn't More Happening to Reduce America's Bloated Prison Population? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Why Isn't More Happening to Reduce America's Bloated Prison Population?
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Systemic, Statewide Court Corruption Blamed on State Judicial Commission Head Victoria B. Henley

Systemic, Statewide Court Corruption Blamed on State Judicial Commission Head Victoria B. Henley | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
State Courts Watchdogs Release Documents Showing No CJP Accountability for Judges Who Commit Perjury, Lie During CJP Misconduct Investigations
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Entire documentary: The Injustice System

Entire documentary: The Injustice System | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
News 4 Investigates' Craig Cheatham examines problematic police departments and courts in the St. Louis area.
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Arkansas Supreme Court Rules Miller v. Alabama Is Retroactive

Arkansas Supreme Court Rules Miller v. Alabama Is Retroactive | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
More than 50 people sentenced to life in prison in Arkansas when they were younger than 18 could get those sentences reconsidered, thanks to a new court decision.

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that a U.S. Supreme Court decision three years ago applies retroactively in the state, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.
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Dirty deeds: How to catch corrupted staff members

Dirty deeds: How to catch corrupted staff members | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
One of the worst feelings in our profession is when we discover that one of our own has been corrupted and is bringing contraband into a facility or otherwise assisting inmates in criminal acts.Over
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Disciplining Lawyers Who Engage in Moral Turpitude

Disciplining Lawyers Who Engage in Moral Turpitude | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Chapman University law professor Ronald Rotunda describes the apparent confusion in many jurisdictions over the phrase “moral turpitude” with respect to whether and when attorneys are subject to ...
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Prison, a treacherous place for a child

Prison, a treacherous place for a child | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Thirty-three children have died in English child prisons since 1990. A powerful new book
exposes how Britain’s most vulnerable children are routinely damaged by the
state.
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Audit says state bar too lax on bad lawyers

Audit says state bar too lax on bad lawyers | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Scores of attorneys got off with easier punishments than they should have, bar admits.
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Mississippi Private Prison Plagued By “Disorder” and “Mayhem”

Mississippi Private Prison Plagued By “Disorder” and “Mayhem” | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Federal Judge Carlton Reeves ruled that conditions at the facility were unconstitutionally violent. He had previously described the facility as a “horror as should be unrealized anywhere in the civ...
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What the Justice System Gets Wrong About Eyewitness Testimony

What the Justice System Gets Wrong About Eyewitness Testimony | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“At the police station, she had looked upon the true perpetrator and picked out an innocent man.”
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Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
President Obama is expected to free dozens of nonviolent federal drug convicts, but he will barely dent prison populations that many Democrats and Republicans agree are swollen by excessive sentences.
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Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement -

Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement - | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Despite recent changes in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and new policies regarding drug sentencing issued by the Department of Justice, sentences in federal drug case remain draconian.
Section 841 of Title 18, United States Code, sets forth the minimum and…
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The Myth of Judicial Infallibility | American Center for Law and Justice

The Myth of Judicial Infallibility | American Center for Law and Justice | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Everyone understands that the President sometimes violates the Constitution. Everyone also understands that sometimes Congress violates the Constitution.
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The Ins and Outs of Being Behind Bars

The Ins and Outs of Being Behind Bars | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
It doesn’t matter if orange is the new black right now—prisons will remain great fodder for television and film. Yet, what you see on the screen doesn’t always match reality. To help sort fact from...
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Judge Kozinski: Time to Rein in Prosecutors

Judge Kozinski: Time to Rein in Prosecutors | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
If you could look beneath the blindfold worn by Lady Justice, would her eyes be closed? One of the nation's most influential judges suggests she would be giving a wink to prosecutors seated across from the defendant.
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Massive Case-Tampering Scandal Breaks in West OC Municipal Court

Massive Case-Tampering Scandal Breaks in West OC Municipal Court | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Chaos reigned in the West OC Municipal courtroom of Judge Thomas Borris, as he let stunned onlookers know he believed a massive case-tampering scandal had just
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Guest commentary: More transparency is needed to adequately judge the judges

Guest commentary: More transparency is needed to adequately judge the judges | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Guest commentary: More transparency is needed to adequately judge the judges
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Jailhouse nation

Jailhouse nation | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
WITH less than 5% of the world’s population, the United States holds roughly a quarter of its prisoners: more than 2.3m people, including 1.6m in state and federal...
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US Prison Population Soars to 2.3Mln People at Annual Cost of $7Bln / Sputnik International

US Prison Population Soars to 2.3Mln People at Annual Cost of $7Bln / Sputnik International | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The US prison population has soared to 2.3 million people costing the government more than $7 billion per year.
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Today’s America is a landscape of legal abuse

Today’s America is a landscape of legal abuse | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Today’s America is a landscape of legal abuses.
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What children experience when mothers, fathers or both parents are incarcerated: Research brief - Journalist's Resource

What children experience when mothers, fathers or both parents are incarcerated: Research brief - Journalist's Resource | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
2015 research brief on the experiences of boys and girls who have had incarcerated parents compared to those who had not, by Allison Dwyer Emory of Cornell University.
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