Minnesota Counties Pay Out More Than $10 Million For Prison and Jail Settlements

Posted by on Apr 12, 2021 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Just part of the BILLIONS of your tax dollars wasted each year nationally due to entirely preventable prison abuse!   Excerpts from the Article: “In the last 10 years, Minnesota counties have paid out more than $10 million in settlements and legal fees following lawsuits accusing jails of providing inadequate to non-existent health care to inmates,” KARE 11 reported in a major investigative report on October 29, 2020. One of the...

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Governor announces historic slate of judicial nominees in Delaware

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

Good job, Governor Carney.  The only bad apple in the group is Carl Danberg, who is a lazy, legal idiot!   Excerpts from the Article: Gov. John Carney announced a new group of judicial nominations Friday, potentially including the first woman to serve as chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Kathaleen McCormick, the current vice chancellor, was nominated to replace Chancellor Andre Bouchard, who plans to retire, according to a...

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Gun Rights Advocates sue Lawmakers over Virtual Meetings

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

I predict that whichever judge gets this case will promptly dismiss it as “without merit”! Ms. Murray has filed ludicrous lawsuits before.   Excerpts from the Article: Gun rights advocates have filed a federal lawsuit challenging continued virtual meetings of the Delaware General Assembly after Democrats rammed two controversial gun-control bills through the state Senate. The lawsuit was filed Friday against Democrat and...

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Victim Compensation and Restorative Justice as Alternatives to Sentencing Enhancements for Hate Crimes

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

We should use restorative justice practices much more in our criminal justice system.   Excerpts from the Article: During the decades dominated by the tough-on-crime movement, 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the federal government all adopted “hate-crimes” legislation. These statutes called for sentencing enhancements requiring longer periods of punitive incarceration for crimes motivated by a perpetrator’s bias toward a protected...

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LOCAL NEWS Racial bias detected in housing, punishment at King County jail, audit finds An audit found Black inmates received 23% more infractions than white offenders in King County corrections from 2017 to 2019.

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

The same racial bias is rampant nationwide. Racism permeates every aspect of our criminal justice system.   Excerpts from the Article: An audit of King County corrections found racial bias evident in housing and discipline and made recommendations to decrease disparities. The audit, which was presented Tuesday to the King County Council Law and Justice Committee, examined data and incidents from 2017 to 2019 at the King County Correctional...

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