Tag Archives: American Bar Association

.@ABAesq stands for justice for some. Whoop-de-f*king-do.

The nearly 400,000 member American Bar Association takes a stand for LGBT rights | Gay Star News At its annual meeting in Boston this week, the American Bar Association officially adopted a policy recognizing the rights of people who are … Continue reading

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.@BostonGlobe misleads the pubic re prosecutorial misconduct

Bernard Baran case raises larger question: Should prosecutors answer for their actions? – Editorials – The Boston Globe The death of Baran last month, at the age of 49, has brought renewed attention to the travesty of his trial and … Continue reading

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.@FLGovScott knows Jeff Ashton is completely corrupt, yet does this …

Petition · Order a Coroners Inquest into the Death of Michelle O’Connell · Change.org Gov. Scott appointed Jeffrey L. Ashton, State Attorney for Florida’s 9th Judicial Circuit, as the official investigator for the next year. We are heartened that this won’t … Continue reading

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Exonerations continue to rip-off taxpayers …

Judge Approves $10 Million Wrongful Conviction Deal | New York Law Journal A federal judge has signed off on a $10 million settlement between Jabbar Collins and New York City, a pact that will award the wrongfully convicted man’s attorney … Continue reading

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What Thurgood Marshall would most likely say about our justice system

The Marshall Project The Marshall Project is a not-for-profit, non-partisan news organization dedicated to covering America’s criminal justice system …   Our name is an homage to Supreme Court justice and crusading civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall.   via The Marshall … Continue reading

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.@FLGovScott, @TheJusticeDept: Investigate Paul Hildwin’s “release” from death row

                BREAKING: Florida Death Row Inmate Paul Hildwin Freed From Death Row As of this writing he has been transferred to the Hernando County, Florida Detention Center where his hold is listed as … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: More questions? Call Ray.

  Editorial: Deadly distinction | Gainesville.com One way to lessen the chances of wrongful convictions is changing the state’s sentencing system. Florida is one of two states where just a majority jury vote can recommend death. A 2006 report from … Continue reading

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