Exonerated Prisoner Invests Portion of $20 Million Settlement to Start Barber School

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Some rare good news! Yep, there are more than 45,000 barriers to reentry nationwide, most of them totally unnecessary! More than 230 here in lil ole Delaware! God Bless Mr. Rivera!   Excerpts from the Article: No one appreciates the challenges of re-entering society like a former prisoner, especially one who was wrongfully convicted. For exonerated ex-prisoner Juan Rivera of Illinois, his experiences led him to invest some of his...

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On the Inside: The Chaos of Arizona Prison Health Care – Abominable Health Care – kra

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

“Health care” in all of our prisons is one of America’s greatest hoaxes! This failure to abide by agreements/settlements is precisely what I say in Delaware D O C. This article features revelations from doctors inside the system, doctors with the courage to tell the TRUTH. If you are not totally outraged, you are not paying attention! The specific cases we see here of needless pain, suffering, and death are typical of...

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Request for Vaughn inmate mistrial denied

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

I have had at least 700 trials. Mind you, I do not know enough about exactly what happened to say for sure, but I am afraid that here Judge Carpenter may have been in too big a hurry to move along a complicated trial, and here committed reversible error. The questioning certainly was relevant, and the answer important for the jury to know. If it had been asked and answered several times already, that’s one thing. But we do not know that...

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The Newest Jim Crow Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

This EXCELLENT article by Michelle Alexander conjoins several topics, and she warns of the dangers and problems I have alluded to in several recent articles! We must heed her warning. This article reminds me of one of my favorite Grooks:  (Google Grooks by Piet Hein!) THE ONLY SOLUTION We shall have to evolve problem-solvers galore– since each problem they solve creates ten problems more. Excerpts from the Article: In the midterms,...

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Exclusive Investigation: The Power and Prejudice of DAs on Drugs – Prosecutors

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

Another excellent article about our futile, absurd, war on drugs. Prosecutors are the most powerful people in the system. This extensive survey reveals that we have far too many knuckleheads working as prosecutors!  Read The Whole Story for vivid, named, examples! Excerpts from the Article: Public opinion is souring on the criminalization of drug use. But what prevents this from translating into practice? While politicians makes laws and police...

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Arkansas DOC Says Water is Safe, but Most Tests Not Conducted in Housing Units

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Most Americans do not realize that many prisons are built atop of toxic waste dumps or landfills. Here in Delaware, D O C staff is advised to bring in bottled water. Most inmates, of course, cannot afford bottled water. My friend Steve Hampton is acquiring information needed for a class action lawsuit. Dirty Water by the Foo Fighters Excerpts from the Article:   In July 2018, former prisoners and their family members in Arkansas raised...

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