My Education 1, 2, 3- Short Essay by Ken Abraham

Posted by on Aug 23, 2018 in Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | Comments

I have often said that the best thing my parents ever gave me was a great education. Super prep school for grades 9 to 12, even better college, and then law school [thanks to my wife, who worked as a teacher, I was able to pay for law school, but Mom and Dad still helped out]. Ironically, the worst thing I ever did to myself – drugs – led me to another great education … in “the school of hard knocks”. Experience,...

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Putin is an absolute Genius!- tRump – kra

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, Videos, War on Drugs | Comments

Folks, I post anti tRump information here because he is a disaster for any criminal justice reform. If constructive change must come, he must go! So here are a couple of reminders:   I am dead serious when I say that Vladimir Putin is either the smartest man on the planet or the luckiest! Who would have thought that the foundations of American democracy could be so badly damaged, that trust in our most valuable institutions – the...

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If you are an otter, you might be gobbled up by an alligator. kra

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | Comments

If you are an otter, you might be gobbled up by an alligator. If you are a gazelle, you might be gobbled up by lions. If you are a monkey, you might be gobbled up by a python. If you are a human, you might be gobbled up by our criminal justice system! If you don’t think so, you might be very sadly mistaken. There are at least 10,000 INNOCENT people rotting away in our prisons today! To understand the problems and the solutions, spend an...

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A typical 2 A M email. Probation and Sex Offenders … You CAN get probation shortened. kra Practical Tip

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

If I awake in the middle of the night, I check my emails. Here is a recent exchange, with the sender’s name omitted for her privacy: Margaret….Subject: Question Hi Ken, If a guy, a SO, has been sentenced to three years in prison and ten years probation, is there any way to have probation shortened? I received a letter from this poor guy in the Georgetown facility who was arrested for ‘dealing’ chid pornography. They consider it...

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California Supreme: “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt” Standard for Second Strike

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   California led the charge with ” habitual offender” “tough on crime” sentences in the early 1919 s. What law student could forget reading about a guy sentenced to a minimum of 25 years for stealing a candy bar?! We now know that these draconian measures do not reduce crime; they just ruin lives, cost society huge social costs, and cost taxpayers [YOU], a fortune. While their law still are out...

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