Tag Archives: American Bar Association

Hey #InnocenceIndustry: Remember Debra Baker, DAMMIT.

  How Ken Anderson was released after only five days in jail | http://www.statesman.com Former prosecutor [and district court judge] Ken Anderson was released from jail today after serving just half of his 10-day sentence for contempt of court in … Continue reading

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Criminalizing epilepsy … complete with brute force

Instead of the Ambulance She Needed, This Woman Got Assaulted By Cops After Dialing 9-1-1 | The Free Thought Project “I was having seizures, going in and out of consciousness, I did not even understand where I was. I called … Continue reading

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.@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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