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‘THE SYSTEM FAILED’—CHARLES (K.K.) LEWIS, AT JLWOP HEARING, INVOKES KAEPERNICK, NAT’L ACTIONS V. RACISM

  Motions to dismiss his case in limbo until judge returns from medical leave in December, after two-and-a- half  years of hearings Citing ‘lost’ court file, prosecution signals that judge has authority to grant Lewis a term of years, take … Continue reading

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FREE DETROIT’S CHARLES ‘K.K.’ LEWIS NOW, AS PRISONER RELEASES FLOOD DEEPLY FLAWED JUSTICE SYSTEM

FREE CHARLES LEWIS NOW! HEARING FRI. SEPT. 28 @ 9 AM–FRANK MURPHY HALL RM. 502 Call Judge Qiana Lillard at 313-224-2391 to express support FREE THE MICHIGAN 247 STILL BEING HELD IN VIOLATION OF MILLER Video above (Detroit News): Mubarez … Continue reading

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WILL CHARLES LEWIS, 247 MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS DIE IN PRISON DUE TO RE-SENTENCING DELAYS, OR GO FREE?

Video above from earlier hearing in Oct. 2016 Lewis hearing held Aug. 3, motions not to be heard until Sept. 28, judge says she may not proceed beyond that date  Prosecution wants to wait for non-binding directions from Michigan Judicial … Continue reading

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FREE CHARLES K.K. LEWIS, ALL JUVENILE LIFERS; HEARING FRI. AUG. 3 @ 9AM, FRANK MURPHY HALL RM. 502

#FREECHARLESLEWISNOW, #FREEMICHIGANJUVENILELIFERSNOW, #ENDMASSINCARCERATION, #ENDSCHOOLTOPRISONPIPELINE Read CHARLES K.K. LEWIS full pro se motions below: http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/MOTION-TO-DISMISS-CASE-DUE-TO-DEFENDANTS-ACTUAL-INNOCENCE.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/CHARLES-LEWIS-MOTION-RE-INEFFECTIVE-ASSISTANCE-OF-TRIAL-COUNSEL.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/CHARLES-LEWIS-MOTION-TO-DISMISS-REQUEST-TO-SENTENCE-TO-LWOP-RECD-1.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/Charles-motion-for-bond-1.pdf Also see his June 23, 2017 Objection  to Judge Lillard’s order to reconstruct his criminal file at: http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/C-Lewis-Objections-6-23-17.compressed-2.pdf Read Judge Deborah Thomas’ opinion … Continue reading

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CRUCIAL HEARING ON CHARLES ‘K.K.’ LEWIS AUG. 3: ATTY. TO ARGUE CLIENT MOTIONS RE: COURT FILE, INNOCENCE

Lewis in prison 42 years since age 17, innocent, official court file and ROA have disappeared  Lewis makes record during June 19 hearing of voluminous documents still missing from file, objects again to re-creation, handover of defense docs.  Lewis: what … Continue reading

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KEY HEARING IN CHAS. ‘K.K.’ LEWIS CASE JUNE 19: NEW MOTIONS RE: INNOCENCE, BIASED ATTY, JLWOP, BOND

ABOVE: EARLIER INTERVIEW WITH LEWIS’ MOTHER, SUPPORTERS HEARING TUES. JUNE 19, 9 AM, JUDGE QIANA LILLARD, FRANK MURPHY HALL, RM. 502 (call court at 313-224-2391 before coming to assure hearing has not been postponed). DONATE! https://www.gofundme.com/FreeCharlesLewis-JLWOP Lewis convicted of police … Continue reading

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SEND FEDERAL TROOPS TO LIBERATE MICHIGAN’S JUVENILE LIFERS! 6TH CIRCUIT RULING INADEQUATE

Sixth Circuit opinion in Hill v. Snyder (2) leaves 70 percent without relief, waiting without a sentence for nearly six years   MCLA 771.1 says sentencing cannot be delayed for more than one year  Ruling restores good time credits, corrective … Continue reading

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CASES SEEK ABSOLUTE BAN ON LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE SENTENCES FOR YOUTH FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT

By Efren Paredes, Jr. (Updates from Voice of Detroit in italics) Re-printed from http://4efren.blogspot.com   September 14, 2017 Attorneys for an Idaho prisoner, Sarah Marie Johnson, recently petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a national ban on life without parole (LWOP) sentences … Continue reading

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JUVENILE LIFERS, EX-OFFENDERS, ADVOCATES BEGIN NEW CHAPTER IN BATTLE FOR JUSTICE JUNE 18

VIDEO ABOVE: David Walton of Detroit, now 60, spent 43 years since the age of 17 behind bars for a crime in which he was not the shooter. His co-defendant Edward Sanders, also not the shooter, is due for release July … Continue reading

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STOP DEATH IN PRISON FOR CHILDREN! JUVENILE LIFER RALLY FOR JUSTICE SUN. JUNE 18 @ 2-5 PM DETROIT

Attorney Bryan Stevenson, director of the national Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL and Professor of Law at NYU Law School,  is one of the endorsers of the Juvenile Lifer Rally for Justice in Detroit this Sunday. This video was made after … Continue reading

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