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By Kate Dailey Last week, an English court handed a whole-life sentence to Dale Cregan for murdering four people, including two policewomen. That penalty means he will never be eligible for release, and it puts him in rare company, making him … Continue reading
By Shane Bauer Shane Bauer was one of the three American hikers imprisoned in Iran after being apprehended on the Iraqi border in 2009. He spent 26 months in Tehran’s Evin Prison, 4 of them in solitary. Bauer is winner … Continue reading
By Rachel Hislop Ladies and gentlemen, Ms. Hill has spoken her part. Following a day full of headlines that stated Lauryn Hill was escaping jail time by signing a $1 Million record deal with Sony Records, Lauryn Hill fought fire … Continue reading
Great presentation from human rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative discussing the unfairness of the American criminal justice system.
Actor Wesley Snipes is slowly making his way back to “big business,” as his three-year sentence for failing to pay taxes comes to an end.TMZ reports that the 50-year-old actor and producer was released from McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania … Continue reading
The new form of slavery has the same intent and purpose as the old: to rob us of our labor and to keep us powerless. By Jazz Hayden Photo Credit: SHUTTERSTOCK.COM February 25, 2013 | February is African-American … Continue reading
Congratulations to DMX who was released from prison earlier today. I hope he has gotten your life together and either come back acting or on the hip-hop scene.
There’s a wave sweeping “red country” to keep American citizens from voting. It is definitely reminiscent of Jim Crow. Basically if you are a person of color, poor, and/or living on the “other” side of the line your ability to … Continue reading
Simply marvelous!! A small victory in a long war to reverse the mass incarceration disease permeating the American legal system. Justice Is Served » Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union.