Stop Mass Incarce...
Follow
Find
6.1K 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!

'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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Praxis Center | Locked Down, Locked Out: An Interview with Maya Schenwar |

Praxis Center | Locked Down, Locked Out: An Interview with Maya Schenwar | | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

A mother's video diary

A mother's video diary | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Bruce Beresford-Redman’s mother Juanita documents the challenges of life on the home front as her son, charged with murder, awaits a decision from the Mexican court.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Bruce Beresford-Redman's prison diary

Bruce Beresford-Redman's prison diary | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In a video diary made for "48 Hours," Beresford-Redman explains what he has to do to survive in Mexican prison from day to day.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

The US Prison System Perpetuates “The Criminalization Of Disability”

The US Prison System Perpetuates “The Criminalization Of Disability” | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“So when we want to talk about mass incarceration, we can’t talk about mass incarceration without talking about disability because once the psychiatric facilities were shut down in the 70s and 80s people started funneling people with disabilities into prisons instead.”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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 ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Surviving Mexican prison

Surviving Mexican prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman shows "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts around the Mexican prison where he has been held for nearly three years, on trial for the 2010 murder of his wife Monica.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Concerned Citizen
Scoop.it!

Prison Diaries

Prison Diaries | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
A former reality show producer on trial for murdering his wife turns the camera on himself inside a Mexican prison. Troy Roberts reports.
more...
No comment yet.