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MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS SCORE 6TH CIRCUIT APPEALS COURT VICTORY IN HILL V. SNYDER

In Hill v. Snyder, 6th Circuit rejects state statutes, calls for “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” for all state juvenile lifers Michigan officials including AG Bill Schuette, Wayne Co. Prosecutor Kym Worthy have opposed ANY relief for children sent to … Continue reading

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WHY IS JUVENILE LIFER CHARLES LEWIS STILL IN PRISON, 16 YRS. AFTER HIS CASE WAS DISMISSED?

Judge Qiana Lillard acknowledges court order dismissing case at hearing April 21, 2016, takes no action  Lewis’ state court files,  filling three cartons, have mysteriously “disappeared,”  next hearing to feature last known official in possession  Lewis is one of state’s … Continue reading

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DYING IN PRISON: MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS GET NEW HOPE UNDER MONTGOMERY, STILL FACE OBSTACLES

U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 25 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that Miller v. Alabama decision declaring JLWOP unconstitutional is retroactive But MICHISSIPPI’s  juvenile lifers still have “many rivers to cross” in state with 2nd highest number of JLWOPer’s in U.S., under … Continue reading

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PRAYER BRUNCH TO FREE DAVONTAE SANFORD SAT. MARCH 12; FALSELY CONVICTED AS CHILD OF 14, NOW 23

  By Diane Bukowski March 9, 2016 Davontae Sanford’s case is one of the worst miscarriages of justice Voice of Detroit has seen. At the age of 14, Davontae was lured by Detroit police into confessing to the gruesome murders … Continue reading

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‘ROBOCOP’ MELENDEZ GETS 13 MOS. – 10 YRS. FOR NEAR-FATAL BEATING OF BLACK AUTOWORKER FLOYD DENT

Judge Evans lectures Robocop for 20 minutes: “Today is payback for resorting to an act of cowardly brutality. . . .It ain’t no fun when the rabbit’s got the gun.” Dent: “I may be able someday to forgive what he … Continue reading

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MADDOW: SNYDER’S NEW MDEQ CHIEF OPPOSES FEDS’ FLINT WATER ORDER; FLINT TOWN HALL JAN. 27, 9 PM

Posted on Theresa Ellis Youtube channel January 24, 2015 Video: Rachel Maddow interviews Michigan Radio reporter on Gov. Snyder’s refusal to comply fully with order from Environmental Protection Agency on Flint water crisis. Keith Creagh, the new Director of Michigan’s … Continue reading

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BOYCOTT MICHIGAN! JAIL SNYDER, CRONIES FOR FLINT LEAD POISONING, DOMESTIC TERRORISM, RACISM

Highest lead level in Flint: 13,000 parts per billion; most water nothing but “toxic waste”—Virginia Tech  Snyder: “I take full responsibility to fix the problem so it will never happen again.”  Snyder’s Public Act 436 coup d’etat led to Flint catastrophe; … Continue reading

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NO INDICTMENTS IN SANDRA BLAND’S DEATH; FAMILY OBJECTS TO GRAND JURY PROCESS, SECRECY

Bland’s family has said they do not believe her case is being thoroughly investigated by the Texas Rangers Most media outlets not reporting that trooper slammed college student’s head into the ground after her arrest December 21, 2015 Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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CLEVELAND POLICE SHOOTING OF TAMIR RICE UNJUSTIFIED, EXPERTS SAY

EXPERTS DISAGREE WITH NEW ATTEMPT TO JUSTIFY KILLING “. . . unreasonable and unjustified use of deadly force.” Expert Roger Clark “. . .reckless tactical decision making.” Jeff Noble, former CA deputy chief BY Graham Rayman, Rich Schapiro NEW YORK DAILY … Continue reading

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‘ROBOCOP’ MELENDEZ GUILTY OF 2 FELONIES, FACES 15 YRS; REMANDED TO JAIL IN FLOYD DENT BEATING

(Video above, from Lady Justice, shows full verdict and surrounding events) Majority Black jury finds Robocop guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, misconduct in office; he faces up to 15 years Judge Vonda R. Evans … Continue reading

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