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America is a wonderful place where everyone is caring, competent, conscientious and above average. America's law enforcement agencies have never gotten the wrong guy . A mistaken identity arrest ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 433 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 05:59 AM PDT with 403 Recommends
UPDATE 2: Please sign the petition asking President Obama to pardon Don Siegelman . (h/t HappyinNM) Not to bring you down, or piss on your cornflakes, or crap in your punchbowl or anything, but I ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 279 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 06:31 AM PDT with 396 Recommends
The U.N.'s senior representative on torture investigating the Bradley Manning case, Juan Mendez, reprimanded the U.S. government today for its refusal to allow an official meeting with Manning. ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 233 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 03:59 PM PDT with 239 Recommends
I posted here recently about the Siegelman case and the enormous travesty of justice it represents. The American Trial Lawyer magazine, a publication of The American Trial Lawyers Association , has ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 08:45 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
cross posted from docuDharma BBC is now reporting: The ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 12:48 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
I just got this email (pasted below) from www.FreePeltierNow.org Please sign the petition, send a letter, and help spread the word. For more information about the case, watch Robert Redford's film '
by HansBennett
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 01:49 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Mohammad Othman and Jamal Juma', two Palestinian prisoners of conscience arrested for their human rights activism have been released within the last 24 hours. This is joyous news but we must ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 121 comments on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 08:57 AM PST with 23 Recommends
In a recent unanimous decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned federal bribery charges against prominent Mississippi trial attorney Paul Minor, offering a ray of hope that Minor will ...
by bdemelle
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 10:40 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Did anyone else notice the three major omissions in the 60 Minutes coverage of the former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman story? These omissions were biggies that make Siegelman's incarceration ...
by nora
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2008 at 01:35 AM PST with 22 Recommends
By Tuesday, August 18---one week from today---the four sitting members of the Federal Parole Commissioin must decide whether they will let Leonard Peltier rejoin his family.
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 11:17 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Okay, folks, I'm taking a few minutes (away from writing a more in-depth diary about something else) here to cut to the chase, the obfuscation, and the utter bullshit, to state the obvious about the ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 12:40 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Mother Jones writer James Ridgeway has written a new article about his recent visit to Angola Prison and his many failed attempts to interview Warden Burl Cain. While published in the July/August ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 03:39 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
While spotlighting the Solitary Watch website, this interview also focuses on the upcoming hunger strike at the Pelican Bay supermax prison in California (beginning on July 1), and Hugo Pinell, of ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 05:07 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
For the last several years allegations that Chinese doctors are harvesting organs from political prisoners and selling them to rich foreigners have surfaced. Canadian MPs Kilgour and Matas have done ...
by Vorkosigan
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 09:17 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Check out this important new article published by The Root (reprinted here with explicit permission from the author). Also here is a trailer for a new film about the Angola Three:
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 03:02 PM PST with 16 Recommends
We are excited to announce that tomorrow there will be a US Congressional Briefing, in Washington DC, about the Angola 3 and the broader issue of solitary confinement, entitled “The Abuses of ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 03:58 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer The answer to our title question apparently is "yes" ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 05:46 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Racism has become a major issue in the context of the presidential race. We are so focused on what people are saying about Obama, what white people are saying about black people, what black people ...
by flautist
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Mar 22, 2008 at 06:21 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
cross posted from The Dream Antilles and ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 27, 2008 at 05:30 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Below is a new statement, just released by Robert H. King urging people to support Amnesty International's newly-launched campaign supporting Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. To accompany this is an ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 11:26 AM PDT with 14 Recommends