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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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You CAN change the world. Demand impeachment of 5 @USSupremeCourt Justices.

Impeach The Supreme Court Citizens United, McCutcheon And Hobby Lobby 5 Another day, another breathtakingly corrupt Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Now they say that corporations, the most amoral legal fictions ever contrived, can impose on their … Continue reading

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ABA Journal lied about Marcus Wellons’ execution. It was botched.

  Prison official faints during execution; sentence was upheld despite jurors’ gag gifts, drug secrecy The execution of a Georgia inmate went off without a hitch on Tuesday, although a prison official fainted during the procedure. via Prison official faints … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: let’s talk about the “culture of corruption.”

Grand jury indicts Batterson, Dorworth on violating public records law – Orlando Sentinel In April, Batterson was indicted by the panel on three bribery-related charges for allegedly offering a $5 million-a-year expressway-authority contract to a consultant in exchange for hiring … Continue reading

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Lousiana state hypocritally bases appeal on affects to other Sunbelt states

Appeals court halts Angola death row temp changes | KATC.com | Acadiana-Lafayette, Louisiana A recent order by a federal judge in Baton Rouge requiring the state to immediately begin lowering the temperature at Louisiana State Penitentiary’s death row was postponed … Continue reading

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DeFrancisco’s State Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct: Mission Impossible?

A first in nation, DeFrancisco to support new commission on prosecutorial conduct | syracuse.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. — State lawmakers will announce bi-partisan support Monday for a bill to create a new state watchdog commission on prosecutorial conduct, which would be … Continue reading

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