Tag Archives: American Bar Association

Apology Lite: prosecutor wants taxpayers to pay for his “mistakes”

Glenn Ford Exonerated After Spending 30 YEARS On Louisiana Death Row – Published on Mar 14, 2014 —————————————– Lead prosecutor apologizes for role in sending Glenn Ford to death row I apologize to Glenn Ford for all the misery I … Continue reading

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End #CriminalizingMentalIllness: Bust the American Bar Association …

When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk – NYTimes.com The morning after Mr. Toll died, the phone rang at Ms. Luna’s house at 5:30. A man who identified himself as the prison chaplain told Ms. Luna that her son … Continue reading

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An incomplete education on an AZ inmate’s preventable suicide

  For mentally ill too often prison means solitary, neglect, and even death | Global | The Guardian … [Patti]  Jones describes being stymied at every turn by prison officials who refused to compel him to take his medications despite … Continue reading

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Texas grants Linda Carty new hearing. It’s about time. And it’s about Ginsburg.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wed Feb 25, 2015 British death row grandmother granted new hearing A Texas court has today granted British death row grandmother Linda Carty a new hearing to assess recently discovered evidence … Continue reading

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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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