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Case • 2017
Abu-Jamal v. Wetzel - U.S.D.C. (M.D. Penn.), Case No. 3:16-cv-02000-RDM; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 368 - 2017
Case • 2017
Bray v. Lombardi - 2017 Mo. App. LEXIS 72 (Mo. Ct. App. 2017) - 2017
Case • 2017
City of Chicago v. Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc. - U.S.D.C. (N.D. Ill.), Case No. 1:15-cv-08271 - 2017
Case • 2017
Heard v. Finco - U.S.D.C. (W.D. Mich.), Case No. 1:13-cv-00373-GJQ-RSK; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21869 - 2017
Case • 2017
Kneisser v. McInerney - U.S.D.C. (D. NJ), Case No. 1:15-cv-07043-NLH-AMD - 2017
Article • March 28, 2017
Locked Up for Being Poor by Jessica Pishko How private debt collectors contribute to a cycle of jail, unemployment, and poverty by Jessica Pishko, The Atlantic 19-year-old Kevin Thompson didn’t think that he was going to jail the day he pulled his car out of the garage to go to his ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Filed under: War on Terror
Just Another Week in the War on Terror by Joseph Margulies by Joseph Margulies, Verdict (Justia) Last week witnessed four parallel developments—two on Tuesday and two more on Wednesday—that collectively reveal the casual, and therefore appalling, normality of the war on terror. The first arrived Tuesday morning, when the European Court ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Jon Burge, Torturer of Over 100 Black Men, Is Out of Prison After Less Than Four Years by Flint Taylor Chicago’s notorious former police commander is released from prison. A human rights lawyer representing police torture victims responds. by Flint Taylor, In These Times Today, former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Filed under: Immigration
In Tijuana, Mexicans Deported by U.S. Struggle to Find ‘Home’ by Sam Quinones Obama is reining in deportations, but for many in the border city it’s too late. by Sam Quinones, National Geographic photography by Eros Hoagland TIJUANA, Mexico—On the U.S. side of the border, an immigration officer unlocked a padlock on ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Housing the Unwanted by Jie Jenny Zou and Roger Miller by Jie Jenny Zou and Roger Miller, The New York World For the next three years of J. Mercado’s life, finding a suitable place to live in New York City will depend entirely on how close the building is to area ...
Female Inmates and Sexual Assault by Christina Piecora by Christina Piecora, Jurist edited by Josh Guckert JURIST Guest Columnist Christina Piecora, St. John's University School of Law, Class of 2015, is the author of the first article in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Brutal Crimes Don't Justify Bad Laws by Jean Trounstine By Jean Trounstine, Truthout A true tragedy, driven by a media frenzy, often provokes a misguided need to do something as quickly as possible and leads to bad public policy - like California's Three Strikes sentencing law. Massachusetts Juvenile Judge Jay D. ...
A Boy Among Men by Maurice Chammah What happens when you throw a teenager into an adult prison? Guess. by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project Three years ago, the young man who would later be known as John Doe 1 shuffled into the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan. ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Not So Securus by Jordan Smith and Micah Lee Massive Hack of 70 Million Prisoner Phone Calls Indicates Violations of Attorney-Client Privilege by Jordan Smith and Micah Lee, The Intercept An enormous cache of phone records obtained by The Intercept reveals a major breach of security at Securus Technologies, a leading provider ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Paying the Piper by David J. Krajicek by David J. Krajicek, The Crime Report Montgomery, Alabama’s City Court is a Debt-Collecting Machine Montgomery, Alabama--Anyone who wishes to enter Municipal Court in Alabama’s capital city must first be sanctioned by a court officer who scans your belongings, then polices your attire. “Tuck ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Filed under: Wrongful Conviction
America's Guilt Mill by David J. Krajicek by David J. Krajicek, The Crime Report Thousands of Americans, many of them poor, are wrongfully convicted each year for crimes that don’t make headlines. While innocence advocates focus on lifers, those falsely accused of lesser crimes are the overlooked casualties of our overburdened ...
Article • March 28, 2017
The response to ‘George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine’ by “This is an important event for the Palestinian prisoner.” – Dr. Sari Nussibeh “We have to reinforce solidarity with freedom-minded people all around the world.” – Issa Qaraka “The Abu Jihad center does solidarity work movements for liberation.” – ...
Article • March 28, 2017
The Politics of Prisons: Location Affects Legislators’ Voting on Criminal Reform by Tim Marema by Tim Marema, Daily Yonder Legislators representing rural areas with prisons are less likely to support lighter sentencing and other criminal reforms. A new study argues that's because these rural legislators think they have an economic interest ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Filed under: Police Misconduct, Costs
Police Misconduct Lawsuits Cost Taxpayers, Not Cops, Millions by by RT From big cities to small towns, American taxpayers are footing the bill for police gone rogue. When an officer or department is sued for police brutality or an in-custody death, the municipality is the one to pay up. And it’s ...
Publication • March 28, 2017
Filed under: HRDC Publications
HRDC comment to FCC in response to Securus Motion for Extension Human Rights Defense Center DEDICATED TO PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS March 28, 2017 The Honorable Ajit Pai, Chairman Federal Communications Commission 445 12th St. S.W. Washington, D.C. 20554 Re: Ex Parte filing for WC Docket 12-375 Dear Chairman Pai: The ...
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