Never Convicted but Never Exonerated, Either

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | 0 comments

The system is sooooooo fucked up; this is one result. It is not an uncommon injustice, and all of it is due to our “war on drugs”!  To learn how, READ How the war on drugs destroyed Justice. Excerpts from the Article: Issues facing exonerees and wrongfully convicted individuals have been recurring topics in CLN and PLN. Still, there’s another category of arguably similarly situated citizens that must also be paid some attention:...

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Probation and Parole ‘Feed Mass Incarceration’: Report – No kidding! – kra

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

READ Letter to Editor or Editorial Submission – What a Monster we Have Created! Probation and Parole 2/19/19 PUBLISHED, which I wrote 18 months ago.   Excerpts from the Article: Probation and parole are often advertised as “alternatives to incarceration” that allow people to largely continue on with their life around a support group. However, a new report released late last week from the Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties...

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Delaware teen launches Shore hemp farm – The way of the Future! – kra

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | 0 comments

This young entrepreneur is ahead of her time! Go. Rylie GO! Excerpts from the Article:  In a field in rural Northampton County, thousands of green hemp shoots raise their spiky leaves toward the sky.The fledgling plants belong to 14year-old Rylie Maedler, who says medicine made from plants like these gave her a renewed chance at normal life, childhood and a beautiful smile. Now, she wants to help do the same for others.Rylie is CEO of Rylie’s...

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Survey: Majority of Health Care Professionals Endorse Cannabis Use Instead of Opioids in Chronic Pain Patients

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in Featured, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Sure; it just makes sense!     Excerpts from the Article:   Nearly three in four licensed health care professionals in Washington state endorse the use of medical cannabis as a substitute for opioids in patients with chronic pain, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research.Researchers with the University of Washington School of Nursing surveyed a random sampling of actively licensed health...

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California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Every prosecutor’s office in America should do this!   The Article: The Office of the District Attorney for Nevada County (population: 99,000) has filed a motion to dismiss hundreds of low-level marijuana convictions dating back to the 1970s. Several other felony marijuana convictions will be reduced to misdemeanors.Nevada County joins Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and several other counties in the state...

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Practical Tip – Do a Demand Letter instead of a Lawsuit – This works great and SAVES YOU A LOT OF AGGRAVATION – kra

Posted by on Jul 16, 2020 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, Take Action Now!, Videos, War on Drugs |

Even when I was practicing full time, I often suggested to a client who came in saying “i want to sue X” that we do a Demand Letter first.   Recently, I have helped folks with Demand Letters, with great results – One person got a check from the insurance company which was giving her a run around, another got a check from the lawyer for his malpractice … and several more. To discuss the possibilities and answer any...

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