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Freaking Caps

Raymond, my convicted felon friend, was talking to his friend Dabney about caps when I walked in. Dabney, older than Ray-Ray by about ten years, spent his youth near Boston but fled Massachusetts for Florida before high school. 811 more words


Decatur Woman Can Petition to Become Nurse Under New Law

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) – A Decatur woman’s ambition to become a nurse has led to new legislation allowing some convicted felons to petition the state for a health care worker license. 134 more words


"A New American Ethos": In America These Days, You Can Never Be Punished Enough

We will call her Jane Doe.

We really have no choice, given that that’s the only identification found in the court document. Jane is 57, a Jamaica-born permanent U.S. 596 more words


Watch a Convicted Felon Sing an Adele-Inspired Apology to a Courtroom Full of People

A 21-year-old convicted felon apologized for his crimes in a unique way at his sentencing at Washtenaw County Trial Court on March 10.

Near the end of his hearing, Brian Earl Taylor stood up in the Michigan courtroom and directed his voice toward Judge Darlene O’Brien as he belted out a song similar to… 94 more words