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Ben Swann Announces "JUST US" Jury Nullification

Ben Swann, Luke Rudowski, Tatiana Moroz, Jeff Berwick, Josh Tolley, Angela Keaton, Jordan Page, Bob Murphy and Joby Weeks talk about a new public awareness c...
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Investigating Innocence - Side Effects Seminar Presented at Chicago-Kent College of Law

Investigating Innocence - Side Effects Seminar Presented at Chicago-Kent College of Law | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Check out http://investigatinginnocence.org! Investigating Innocence's first CLE program, the Side Effects Seminar: Homicidal and Suicidal Behavior Influenced by Prescription Medications, presented at Chicago-Kent College of Law, with Richard...
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Justice in the Balance -- Full Length

Justice in the Balance is the new video created for the Clergy for a Conservative Court initiative (a project of CTV).
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Fair execution of the law? The work of Amicus | Features | Lawyer2b

Fair execution of the law? The work of Amicus | Features | Lawyer2b | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
British students gain valuable experience helping a US legal charity to examine death sentences
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Sign the petition: STOP WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS NOW

Sign the petition: STOP WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS NOW | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to Honorable Brad King, State Attorney, Honorable Howard H.
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Is "Actually Punished" Enough?

Is "Actually Punished" Enough? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
There are many "stakeholders" in the criminal justice system, from criminal defense lawyers to the innocent who spent 25 years in prison awaiting the day someone would realize they didn't belong th...
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Children Locked Up For Life: 10 Shockers About America's Prison System

Children Locked Up For Life: 10 Shockers About America's Prison System | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Twice as many people rot in prison for crack use than for violent crimes. Children are being locked up for life. What's wrong with our criminal justice system?
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Epidemic of Prosecutorial Crimes, Misconduct, and Unaccountability

Prosecutors allowed to commit crimes and knowingly send innocent people to death row without any criminal or civil consequences. Radley Balko reports for HP:...
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New Report Criticizes Use of Solitary Confinement in New Mexico Prisons and Jails - Solitary Watch

New Report Criticizes Use of Solitary Confinement in New Mexico Prisons and Jails - Solitary Watch | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
An important new report and accompanying press release issued by the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty (NMCLP) and the ACLU of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) finds that solitary confinement in New Mexico prisons and jails is both “overused” and understated.
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Ziggi Ivan Santini's curator insight, November 24, 2013 7:02 AM

“While it costs more money to detain prisoners in isolation than in the general population, it does not improve public safety or reduce prison violence.” This is also sometimes referred to as a "lose-lose situation."

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PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY FOR THE RIGHTS OF SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS!

PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY FOR THE RIGHTS OF SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS! | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED ... in support of PEOPLE UNITED FOR LEGAL SYSTEM EQUALITY and its mission to protect the right of ALL AMERICANS to self-representation in state and federal courts without penalty, prejudice, or abuse ....
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Former Death Row Inmate Damien Echols on 'Life After Death'

In 1994, three teenagers known as the West Memphis Three were convicted for the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. The prosecution claimed...
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Playing Dirty: A Tale of False Charges

Playing Dirty: A Tale of False Charges | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
"When pigs fly, wrongful convictions will be dust in the wind. Too cynical? Perhaps. The story I'm about to tell you will shock some, but not those who follow wrongful convictions. Hopefully, it wi...
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Rob Warden provides a must-read opinion on recantations

Rob Warden provides a must-read opinion on recantations | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
If you have ever wondered why courts often believe original witness testimony over a recantation and thereby deny a new trial, read Rob Warden’s insightful opinion piece on recantations published i...
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Liveblog: Ryan Ferguson's Release | KOMU.com | Columbia, MO |

Liveblog: Ryan Ferguson's Release | KOMU.com | Columbia, MO | | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Reaction was immediate and overwhelmingly positive after the Missouri's Attorney General announced the state will no pursue additional action against Ryan Ferguson
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Missouri Attorney General will NOT Retry Ryan Ferguson! - Occupy HLN

Missouri Attorney General will NOT Retry Ryan Ferguson! - Occupy HLN | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Ryan Ferguson's conviction and 40 year sentence has been set aside, and Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has announced he will NOT retry Ferguson!
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The Supreme Court Doesn't Necessarily Care If Your Lawyer Is Unethical

The Supreme Court Doesn't Necessarily Care If Your Lawyer Is Unethical | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
This morning, all nine justices revealed what they really think about the right to counsel.
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Welcome! | Proving Innocence

Welcome! | Proving Innocence | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
We welcome you to Proving Innocence. We believe that you will get the most benefit from registering on our site. The registration process includes the newsletter signup and you do not need to sign up
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'Over 12,000 school kids were arrested in Florida. It makes Florida the nation's leader in that area,' says Dream Defenders

'Over 12,000 school kids were arrested in Florida. It makes Florida the nation's leader in that area,' says Dream Defenders | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Meet the Dream Defenders -- a group of young people camped out in front of the office of Gov. Rick Scott seeking to overturn Florida’s "stand your ground" law and draw attention to issues such as racial profiling and arrests of school children.
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Supporters of 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial

Supporters of 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Supporters of a 14-year-old black boy executed in 1944 for killing two white girls are asking a South Carolina judge to take the unheard-of move of granting him a new trial in hopes he will be cleared of the charges.
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Column: New prison approaches save money, increase safety

Column: New prison approaches save money, increase safety | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
The Florida Department of Corrections is testing the waters about cranking up the prison machine again with its recent request to the Legislature for $59 million to open nine previously shuttered facilities: two prisons, five work camps and two...
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Overcrowded Federal Prisons Ask For Help - Talk Radio News Service

Overcrowded Federal Prisons Ask For Help - Talk Radio News Service | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
“We are facing significant challenges that are ultimately putting our staff at risk, putting prisoners at risk, and the community at risk,” said Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Charles Samuels.
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Innocent Man Free After 34 Years In Prison

Innocent Man Free After 34 Years In Prison | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who spent 34 years behind bars for a decades-old killing was freed from jail Friday after his conviction was overturned.
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11/07/13 – Innocent But Sentenced to Death & Inside the CMAs – Categories – Katie Couric

11/07/13 – Innocent But Sentenced to Death & Inside the CMAs – Categories – Katie Couric | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
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