My Little Statue Tells the Sad Tale! – kra

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, Take Action Now!, Uncategorized, Videos, War on Drugs |

Just read so many of the articles on my website, field just a few of the calls I get every week, to realize the sad truth of My Little Statue, below! Raise some hell about it. Here is How: READ Practical Tip – Get Empowered! How YOU Can Create a Powerful, Effective Force for Reform of our Criminal Justice System 

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Illinois Reinforces Prison Voting Rights, Expands Inmate Education

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Uncategorized |

Well, some good news for a change! I have long written about this, and now Illinois sees that stripping ex offenders of their right to vote is just plain wrong.  The changes they are making with this legislation make sense, are fair, and will result in fewer people returning to prison. Excerpts from the Article: A package of bills signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker is aimed at helping newly-released Illinois prisoners find their way back...

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Report Shows How Private Equity Firms Profit from Mass Incarceration – You Gotta Read This! – kra

Posted by on Sep 9, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, Uncategorized |

What a monster we have created. 3,100 companies that profit from the criminal justice system!  READ this article to see the depth of the problem. And THE problem is that all of those profiting are opposing needed changes! See some of the many ways that privatization is destroying justice. See some of the preposterous lies from the profiteers! Virtually none of these fucking companies even existed when I was a prosecutor and defense attorney...

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Recording a Broadcast for NY

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Uncategorized |

I have been asked by James Litkett of NY [Revolutionary Activist Producer Extrodinaire at MNN] to do a podcast on some criminal justice issues for his NY audience in May, and I shall prepare an outline for that in the coming weeks. I have some ideas and he is requesting his audience on April 3d to submit issues of interest to them. I cannot take the time to travel to the big apple, so we’ll do SKYPE. Should be interesting. We’re...

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Alabama sheriff pocketed $750K in inmate food money as a result of unusual law – “Mr. Greed” strikes again! kra

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Uncategorized |

Ken’s Comments:   Attorney Steve Hampton sent me this article, and it is yet another reminder that antiquated and poorly written laws provide excuses for this sort of outrageous conduct.    Excerpts from the Article:   An Alabama sheriff who is paid $93,000 a year was able to pocket more than $750,000 from excess money in an inmate food fund over a three-year period, thanks to a state law passed before World War II. ...

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Practical Tip – Keep a Copy, Keep a Copy, Keep a Copy!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Uncategorized |

I just got a call from someone with a huge problem because they did not keep a copy of a document they filed in court. I must have told inmates 1,000s of times: “NEVER file anything in court without keeping a copy!” In Court, Board of Pardons, anything important! Yes, they really are that uninformed (most would say dumb)… many, many of them. “NEVER file anything in court without keeping a copy!” There is no...

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