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Sneak Peak Of OWN's 'Released' Episode Four

The United States has approximately 2.3 million people in correctional facilities across the nation (Prison Policy Initiative) – more than any other country in the world. 145 more words

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That’s not me, says child-snatch accused

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Australia

So Many Americans Are Naive

So many Americans are naïve, blinded by their trust in the criminal justice system and its “tough on crime” policies. Blind because they haven’t awoken to the fact that eyewitness testimony has proved to be a major factor in 75% of post-conviction exoneration cases and the leading cause of wrongful convictions. 574 more words

Crime

Chiapas: Theft, Burglary, Harrassment and Intimidation on the Chiapas Coast.

The Digna Ochoa Human Rights Center denounced that on October 2nd, the domicile of human rights defender Guadalupe Nuñez Salazar, Councilor of the Indigenous Council of Government, was raided. 537 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero/National: Ayotzinapa Three Years Later

September 26th, 2017, marked three years since the extrajudicial executions of six people and the forced disappearance of 43 students from the “Raul Isidro Burgos” Normal Rural School of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guerrero. 420 more words

Human Rights

We're All Mad Here: Mental Health in America's Justice System

The Research

I had absolutely no problem finding statistics about mental health in America. In fact, I had to narrow down my topic to mental health specifically in our nation’s justice system because of the overwhelming quantity of reports, statistics, and articles on the subject. 90 more words

Advocacy Project

Updated: Absurd defenses of feudalism

Update: A reader rightly points out that our headline is potentially misleading. Let us be clear: the absurdities are all on the side of those implementing, using and defending the feudal lese majeste law. 818 more words