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This is the true story of a police officer in Chicago, Illinois, who was involved in an ugly case of police brutality, wrongful arrest, wrongful conviction, and a miscarriage of justice that saw an ...
by Rick San
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 03:51 PM PST with 20 Recommends
words from the Preamble to the Constitution that established our national government. words that sadly do not seem applicable today The Preamble lists six purposes for the establishment of our ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 08:35 PM PST with 10 Recommends
9 years. 10 months. 19 days. That’s how long Kirk Noble Bloodsworth spent imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, until he became the first U.S death row prisoner to be exonerated by DNA ...
by cchwang
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 01:54 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Sometime today, when the state of Pennsylvania can get a Korean translator out to the penitentiary, Han Tak Lee will learn that he won in court last week . Until that happens, it'll be just another ...
by JR
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The long history of law and justice is fraught with examples of injustice, calamity, calumny and corruption. Those are, thankfully, the exception and not the rule - for some. Among persons of color (...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun May 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Sixteen years ago, Michelle Moore-Bosko was brutally murdered in her home in Norfolk. Three sailors based in Norfolk were convicted of raping and murdering her, while a fourth, Eric Wilson, was ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 06:09 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Sixteen years ago, Michelle Moore-Bosko was brutally murdered in her home in Norfolk. Three sailors based in Norfolk were convicted of raping and murdering her, while a fourth, Eric Wilson, was ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 02:43 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
"This guy's walkin' down a street when he falls in a hole. The walls are so steep he can't get out. A doctor passes by and the guy shouts up, ‘Hey you! Can you help me out?’ The doctor writes ...
by JR
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 10:15 AM PST with 94 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/01/against-death-penalty-wrongful.html Building Bridges National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 01:06 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I thought it would be interesting to start this little segment where I profile individuals who I consider to be true heroes. The goal of this will be to shed light on some historical people that ...
by liberallarry
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 02:03 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the long-anticipated film about the West Memphis Three, premiered on HBO on January 12. The movie is a comprehensive examination of one of the most notorious child ...
by lporter
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 02:14 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Buried deep in the New York Post Sports Section, in the section were high school sports is talked about, is ...
by dmsarad
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 07:38 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
This post is primarily about the total breakdown of our judicial system, which is a gigantic drain on our economy. It gives great detail about the reality of this situation concerning one innocent ...
by Dr Linda Shelton
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 07:13 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Last month, ...
by John Terzano The Justice Project
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 11:40 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
On April 5th Ohio Governor Ted Strickland signed a reform bill that will help reduce wrongful convictions and improve ...
by John Terzano The Justice Project
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 12:30 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
After seventeen years, Gregory Taylor was finally freed on February 17th when the three judge panel of the ...
by John Terzano The Justice Project
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 04, 2010 at 12:47 PM PST with 16 Recommends
On March 1 Texas Governor Rick Perry officially pardoned Timothy Cole , who was wrongfully convicted over two decades ago. ...
by Edwin Colfax The Justice Project
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Mar 02, 2010 at 02:39 PM PST with 11 Recommends
All too often, prosecutors’ offices fall prey to a culture of conviction-seeking at all costs. Prosecutors who become singularly focused on conviction rates often neglect their ethical duty to ...
by John Terzano The Justice Project
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 23, 2009 at 10:34 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Texas has made many headlines in recent years for the spate of exonerations of wrongfully convicted men. In most of these cases, fortuitous turns of events, along with the hard work of innocence ...
by Edwin Colfax The Justice Project
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 04, 2009 at 06:26 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Charged with dual roles as advocates and ministers of justice, prosecutors are the most powerful actors in our criminal justice system. They have sole responsibility for decisions regarding what ...
by John Terzano The Justice Project
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 04, 2009 at 06:12 AM PST with 18 Recommends