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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

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Ο ΕΙΣΑΓΓΕΛΕΑΣ ΠΕΠΟΝΗΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΕ ΕΦΕΣΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ENERGA: ΙΣΟΒΙΑ ΓΙΑ ΟΛΟΥΣ!

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

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Niggerhead Obama Commutes Life Sentences of Four Mexican Cartel Leaders

ROMA, Texas — Four family members who ran one of the largest cartel smuggling operations in south Texas had their life in prison sentences commuted and will likely be returning to this border city from where they ran their criminal empire. 233 more words

Daily News

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)

The Sunday Supplement: Simplicity

“If you want to live life free,

Take your time; go slowly.

Do few things, but do them well.

Simple joys are holy.” 271 more words

Book Review

A Future Stolen: Walk With Me Now

Greetings, my name is Damone Johnson and I would like to tell you about myself and how I came about being incarcerated.

Well, I consider myself a fair, open-minded person, good-hearted, God-fearing, and hardworking, just to name a few. 636 more words

Lifers With Optimistic Progress (LWOP)