Tag Archives: Texas

.@GovAbbot: Don’t let Virginia Ghost become a ghost in Texas

San Francisco Bay View » ‘TDCJ placed me in harm’s way because I spoke out in reference to the extreme heat’ Our plea for help The Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Attorney General’s Office have established a … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown’s ongoing prison education: #OnTheDraft lessons learned

“On the Draft”: How Prisoners Suffer During and After Prison Transfers … While Just Leadership USA’s Glenn E. Martin said solitary confinement was a more common punishment, he’d also heard of cases of so-called “diesel therapy” carried out in response … Continue reading

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Lobbyists picking up the tabs in Texas … for parties unknown

Analysis: When a Disclosure is No Disclosure at All | The Texas Tribune … More than 95 percent of the money spent by lobbyists during the last decade on food and beverages for state officials and their employees was reported … Continue reading

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What good are Conviction Integrity Units? Ask a hit man. No, really.

Conviction Integrity Units are being peddled to the public as the solution to all that ails our justice system, although there are clear indications that they’re not. Below Michigan Attorney General Bill Shuette’s 2011 press release announcing his Public Integrity … Continue reading

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Holder’s biggest lie: Our system of justice is the best in the world … #OfMiceAndMen

Eric Holder: Moratorium On Death Penalty ‘Would Be Appropriate’ Pending Supreme Court Decision Published on Feb 17, 2015 Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for a moratorium on the death penalty pending a Supreme Court decision on the use of … Continue reading

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Dead man talking. Please listen up, y’all.

Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison | The Texas Tribune [Otis] Talbert was transferred to a hospital and pronounced “brain dead,” McGiverin wrote in a lawsuit against the prison agency. “For months, the doctors urged his family to … 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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