Tag Archives: Radley Balko

Arkansas’ killing spree … #ARexecutions

Don't forget @AsaHutchinson @AGRutledgeIt was Christ who stopped an execution by saying, "Let the one without sin cast the first stone." — Shane Claiborne (@ShaneClaiborne) April 21, 2017 Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Friends, Last night, a few … Continue reading

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Law enforcement officers (and supervisors) gone wild …

New ACLU report takes a snapshot of police militarization in the United States – The Washington Post Among the excuses police agencies gave the ACLU for not turning over records were that the requested information “contained trade secrets,” that turning … 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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Mainstream media helps keep false convictions intact

Appeals Court Issues Acquittal in Dog-Scent Murder Case | The Texas Tribune The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday issued an acquittal in the case of Megan Winfrey, 24, who has been behind bars since 2007 in a murder … Continue reading

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