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Clemeth Castille

My name is Clemeth Castille, P64803, Case #132344C – and in 1996, at the age of 17, I was involved in a murder-robbery where sadly, a family man lost his life. 746 more words


Two Twenty One

I want to give a big shout out and welcome home to a person I’ve only ever talked to on the telephone, Saleem Holbrook, who was released from prison today. 189 more words


Court Eyes Whether Juvenile Lifers Have Real Parole Chance

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s highest court is mulling whether juvenile offenders serving life sentences are unconstitutionally being denied meaningful opportunities for parole.

The Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday regarding four men who were given life sentences for crimes committed as juveniles. 109 more words


Court To Consider Appeals From Lifers Sentenced As Juveniles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s highest court has agreed to hear arguments on whether offenders serving long prison sentences for crimes committed as minors face unconstitutional hurdles to parole. 132 more words


"Hot Dog Wars" - Warren Slaney (1990)

“On the 10th of Oct. 1990 Warren Slaney was arrested and later charged with the murder of 2 men, Gary Thompson and John Weston, in Oadby, Leicester.  661 more words


Life Sentences for Acid Attackers


Attacks involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by nearly a third in the UK in the last two years. Running against the grain of a global rise in acid attacks mostly against women, the UK’s acid attacks are mostly perpetrated against men. 268 more words


Released Convict Joins Forces with Judge to Condemn Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing After Clemency from Pres. Obama

Judge Alexander Williams Jr. reluctantly sentenced Evans Ray to life under mandatory minimum laws, but Ray received clemency from President Obama.

When Evans Ray Jr. stood in a federal courtroom in 2007 after arranging a drug sale, a judge explained, at length, that he didn’t want to hand down the mandatory life sentence required by law. 348 more words