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Friday, November 21, 2014
Members of Intelligence Committee say White House is stalling release of torture report as high-level disagreement over what American people can know about abuses by CIA reaches boiling point; Transparency advocates tell lawmakers with access to report, ‘Just read it into the record.’ 1,040 more words
The correspondence I have been having with prisoners to whom we have sent copies of I Am Troy Davis continues to astound and amaze me. Below, are excerpts from two letters that I received from Chucky Mamou, on death row in Texas, posted here with his permission. 1,578 more words
I listen more, understand better, react less, respond more, and believe in my own strengths far more than I ever thought I could.
As a child, I always knew what I wanted to do when I grew up. I wanted to undoubtedly work in the Criminal Justice field. I did not care what I did, whether it be policing, corrections, social work, or legal work, as long as I was working to pursue justice, impact lives, and “make things right.” 2,063 more words
The Writ of Habeas Corpus is a petition filed by a person who is being held in detention. They petition the warden or the entity that is holding them prisoner, demanding that they be brought before a judge to determine whether they are lawfully being held. 450 more words