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The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)

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BRYAN STEVENSON is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.  Mr. Stevenson is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned.   2,094 more words

Four Robbers Hanged at the Gallowlee near Leith #History #Scotland

Lord Fountainhall reports:

11 December, 1686:
‘Ther is much robbing at this tyme, under night, both in Edinburgh and about it, by Dumbarton’s sojors, &c.’ 275 more words


Touring the Old Jail in Jim Thorpe, PA and learning about the Molly Maguire hangings

I’m sure that millions of other Americans like me wish that we could go back to a simpler time in history in which our country wasn’t going to be run by an orange traffic cone. 511 more words


Exclusive report from Aleppo, Syria & executions in Iran

Iran: Mass execution of 10 inmates in a prison west of Tehran

The inhumane mullahs’ regime sent 10 prisoners to the gallows early Sunday morning in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran. 181 more words


Two Covenanters, James Nicol and William Young, Hanged in Edinburgh #History #Scotland

A fragment of information on the execution of James Nicol and William Young at the Grassmarket, Edinburgh, is found in the records of Edinburgh Tolbooth under ‘27th September 1684’: 36 more words