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Mass incarceration does injustice to millions of American children

Mass incarceration does injustice to millions of American children | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Michael Leo Owens: Attorney General Eric Holder promises reform of US criminal justice. For the kids of broken families, it can't come soon enough
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Kirstin Lobato Has New Evidence Scientifically Proving It Is Physically Impossible She Committed Her Convicted Crimes … Will It Matter To The Nevada Supreme Court? » Justice Denied

Kirstin Lobato Has New Evidence Scientifically Proving It Is Physically Impossible She Committed Her Convicted Crimes … Will It Matter To The Nevada Supreme Court? » Justice Denied | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
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Thousands Of 'Juvenile Lifers' Still Serving Life Sentences

Thousands Of 'Juvenile Lifers' Still Serving Life Sentences | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
SUFFIELD, Conn. — When Nicholas Aponte recalls the night in 1995 that sent him to prison, he describes an immature 17-year-old who told himself he was tough but in reality lacked the nerve to say no to a cousin he admired for being a troublemaker.
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Prisoner advocate says prisons create more crime victims

Prisoner advocate says prisons create more crime victims | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Children with a parent in prison have a 70 percent probability of one day going to prison themselves.
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Esparza, who works with prisoners and their families, co-wrote a book on the prison family experience and chairs the National Prisoners Family Conference.

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END Mass Incarceration

END Mass Incarceration | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to The United States House of Representatives: The United States locks up too many people with too little justification for too long a time and it does not help make us a safer society.
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Johnnie Lee Savory: 'I ain't never heard the truth to be inconclusive'

Johnnie Lee Savory: 'I ain't never heard the truth to be inconclusive' | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
In the seven years since he was paroled from prison, Johnnie Lee Savory found a job and home in Chicago, took up playing chess near Michigan Avenue and became a volunteer mentor to inmates cleared of wrongdoing and freed after years of incarceration.
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Prisons, Post Offices and Public Schools: Some Things Should Not Be For Profit

Prisons, Post Offices and Public Schools: Some Things Should Not Be For Profit | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
When our schools are run for profit, there are disastrous consequences for both students and teachers. Teachers are "managed" through the "outcomes" their students produce
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AWESOME: Ex-Con Becomes Honorary Police Officer

AWESOME: Ex-Con Becomes Honorary Police Officer | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Larry Lawton used to be known as one of the biggest jewel thieves in the country. In 1996, he was on the FBI's most wanted list, and he spent 11 years in a federal prison.
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An unlikely alliance of left and right

An unlikely alliance of left and right | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
ERIC HOLDER and Rick Perry (pictured) have little in common. America’s attorney-general is black, liberal and uses the word “community” a lot. The governor of...
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U.S. wakes up to its prison nightmare

U.S. wakes up to its prison nightmare | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
By Global Public Square staff

I was struck by a piece of news recently that is good for America, shows that our politicians are learning from their mistakes, and are actually cooperating with each other – on both sides of the aisle.
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The Corrupt Investigation Of The Camm Murders

The Corrupt Investigation Of The Camm Murders | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
I've been researching questionable convictions for the past couple of years and most of them are filled with some level of official misconduct, but the Camm case ..... this is by far the worst I ha...
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‘The Crime of Being Human’

‘The Crime of Being Human’ | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
EDITOR’S NOTE: California’s prison hunger strike, called to protest indefinite solitary confinement, is now entering its second month, but remains below the radar screen of most national media outlets.
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How Corporations Could Kill Off the Death Penalty

How Corporations Could Kill Off the Death Penalty | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
As companies refuse to stock states for executions, states have to balance capital punishment against "cruel and unusual."
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Prominent Attorney Kent Says Worst Miscarriage of Justice Seen in 25 Years

Prominent Attorney Kent Says Worst Miscarriage of Justice Seen in 25 Years | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Johnny Davis, federal inmate, is currently serving a life sentence for what a number of attorneys and Davis's former attorney believe to be an unjust conviction after a federal drug sweep.
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Did Political Clout Subvert Justice in Wrongful Conviction Case?

Did Political Clout Subvert Justice in Wrongful Conviction Case? | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
After spending most of his 59 years behind bars for a crime he almost certainly did not commit, Stanley Wrice could finally taste freedom. Everything was going his way -- or so it seemed.
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Standing behind accused son, brother takes toll on Camm family members

Standing behind accused son, brother takes toll on Camm family members | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Every day, Donald Camm sits in a house of memories. Recollecting allows him to relax and smile.  At times though, it
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A perfect storm for sentencing reform — MSNBC

A perfect storm for sentencing reform — MSNBC | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
By the time of Holder unveiled his new policy, the sentencing reform water was so warm that he must have felt like he was stepping into a Jacuzzi.
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Ending the intergenerational cycle of incarceration by leading youth to be College Bound

Ending the intergenerational cycle of incarceration by leading youth to be College Bound | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
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One Deadly Night

One Deadly Night | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
On September 28, 2000, former Indiana State Trooper David Camm made a frantic call to his former colleagues in the state troopers office: He'd just walked into his garage, and found lying on the floor the bodies of his 35-year-old wife, Kim, and...
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Experts expect a different outcome as third David Camm retrial starts in Boone County, Ind.

Experts expect a different outcome as third David Camm retrial starts in Boone County, Ind. | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
David Camm has been twice tried — and twice convicted — in the murders of his wife and children in a gruesome case that is now 14 years old.
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Some Worry New DNA Law Will Create Delays, by Brandi Grissom

Some Worry New DNA Law Will Create Delays, by Brandi Grissom | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
Lawmakers this year approved a bill requiring DNA testing in death penalty cases. Some prosecutors worry more testing could simply delay a guilty defendant’s inevitable conviction. This story is part of our 31 Days, 31 Ways series.
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The Wrongly Convicted Petitions

The Wrongly Convicted Petitions | Stop Mass Incarceration and Wrongful Convictions | Scoop.it
If you post a petition you must sign a petition and please leave comment if you have done so....
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HERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 60 PETITIONS THAT NEED SIGNATURES AND SHARING! IT TAKES ALL OF 35 SECONDS TO SIGN ONE..............
DO THE MATH PLEASE....... HELP THOSE WRONGLY CONVICTED AND THEIR FAMILIES PLEASE!

 

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