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Tag Archives: PrisonNation
______________________________________________________________ (Note: the story on the Aiyana Jones settlement falsely says that police had a warrant for her father Charles Jones. The warrant was for Chauncey Owens, her aunt’s fiancé, who did not live in the Jones household.) Kellom lawsuit … Continue reading
Others asking supporters to attend their hearings as well, send letters to judges; next hearing for Timothy Kincaid is Friday, November 4 @ 9AM “When they sent my son to prison, they told me he would never get out, and … Continue reading
Lewis filed motion to dismiss his case due to loss of court files, based on USSC decision in Chessman v. Teets re: case of altered transcripts “You have nothing to hold him on and you can’t substantiate what you say”—Rosie Lewis, mother; … Continue reading
“With the average life expectancy of a juvenile serving life without parole at 50.6 years, 40 and 60-yr. sentences are virtual life sentences”–John O’Hair State statutes bar use of “good time” credits when re-sentencing juvenile lifers; many would be released immediately … Continue reading
The U.S. is the ONLY country in the world that sentences children to die in prison Michigan has the second highest number of juvenile lifers per capita among states in U.S. Michigan one of only 4 states to oppose retroactivity of … Continue reading
Atty. Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, whose own grandfather was killed by a group of teens, appears at the beginning of this video. He won U.S. Supreme Court rulings banning death sentences for juveniles, life without parole for … Continue reading
Paull O’Neal unarmed Chicago police policy: do not shoot at people in vehicles Neighborhood vigil held, organizing continues From Everipedia.com http://www.everipedia.com/paull-oneal/ Paul O’Neal aka Paull Oneal is a resident of Chicago, Illinois. He is originally from São Domingos, Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Paul … Continue reading
Worthy seeks renewed LWOP for 40% in Wayne County, where 98% of juvenile lifers are Black, under likely unconstitutional state statute “Lifetime in prison is a disproportionate sentence for all but the rarest of children,” — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony … Continue reading
By Diane Bukowski Editorial Nate Weekley, brother of Joseph, who killed Aiyana Jones, 7, in Detroit posts racist rant, gets demoted, not jailed (National stories follow this VOD commentary) July 11, 2016 DETROIT – Detroit cop Nate Weekley, the brother … Continue reading
Youtube Video above, published on Apr 26, 2016, produced for V.O.T.E by Alex Chemerinsky, Mariah Branyan State juvenile lifers who waited decades for USSC to declare JLWOP unconstitutional subjected to further anguish as state stalls release Of 364 cases, 8 … Continue reading