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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

Guest blog: 'Life means life' call ignores the reality of sentencing

This is a guest post from SPARC, a research and advocacy collective working to support informed debate about punishment and Scottish society. It comprises researchers fro multiple universities in Scotland at all stages of career and many with long-term, personal experience of imprisonment. 873 more words



Ανατροπή για το πολύκροτο σκάνδαλο που ζημίωσε το Δημόσιο κατά €256 εκατ.

Έφεση κατά της πρόσφατης απόφασης, για τους κατηγορούμενους στην υπόθεση της Energa – Hellas Power – που κατάκλεψαν τον φτωχόκοσμο – άσκησε ο έντιμος εισαγγελέας Εφετών Γρηγόρης Πεπόνης, ζητώντας τις μέγιστες ποινές και την εξαφάνιση κάθε ελαφρυντικού».  7 more words


When we don’t fight hate, we are preparing for others to die

by Michael ‘Zaharibu’ Dorrough
Originally published in: SF Bayview, Dec. 24, 2016

“You can never solve a problem with the same kind or thinking that created the problem in the first place.” 1,455 more words

Lifers With Optimistic Progress (LWOP)