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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

Prison

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

GREECE

USA - 3 Nigerians Convicted In 419 Scams To Face Life Sentences

A federal jury in Gulfport on Wednesday convicted three Nigerian nationals of multiple fraud crimes that could put two of them behind bars for the rest of their lives. 325 more words

NEWS AND VIEWS

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)