March 29, 2017

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  • FLORIDA Lawmakers To Consider Expunging Juvenile Records HB 205

    February 27, 2015 8:19 PM Courtesy CBS Miami TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – As Florida’s legislative session gets underway next week, some lawmakers are calling for measures to help teens move on after paying their dues in the juvenile-justice system. Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, joined children’s advocates on Thursday in Jacksonville, saying he would support efforts…

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  • FLORIDA JUSTICE IMPACT PROJECT

    The Florida Justice Impact Project (FJIP), sponsored by Forgotten Majority, Inc., is slated to open its doors July 1, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. This legal enterprise will offer Criminal Defense services to local residents who are economically disadvantaged, as determined by Federal Poverty Guidelines.  In addition, they will respond to reports of inmate abuses and follow…

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  • FLORIDA OFFENDER EXIT INTERVIEWS

    This voluntary interview is being sent to offenders who are within 30 days of release from the Florida Department of Corrections to be completed and mailed back to Forgotten Majority.  The purpose of this interview is to capture their experience as an ex-inmate of Florida’s Prison System.  They are being asked to identify trouble spots…

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  • COMMISSIONER RICHARD D. DAVISON, FLORIDA COMMISSION ON OFFENDER REVIEW

    Commissioner Richard D. Davison, Secretary Commissioner Richard D. Davison is a veteran criminal justice official who has a background in prosecution, legislative, juvenile justice, corrections, and law enforcement. Commissioner Davison received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 1984 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Florida in 1988.  While in…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER HEADED TOWARD HOME PLATE

    Courtesy First Coast News Ann Schindler 11/24/14 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Facing a possible 60 years in prison for firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, Marissa Alexander agreed Monday to a plea deal that effectively ends the four-year old criminal case against her. According to the terms of the plea, Alexander…

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  • THE INFAMOUS BLACK BOX

       The Black Box is a a handcuff cover which protects the key hole and prevents the offender from picking or tampering with any parts of the lock.  This protective device is made from high-strength, high-impact ABS plastic and, according to the manufacturer, the security clip is the same strength as steel.  The Black Box is…

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  • PRISON, PATERNITY, PARENTAL RIGHTS

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ESTABLISH PATERNITY? • Why is paternity important? • What if paternity is contested? Can I get a DNA test? • What if I think I have a child and want to be sure my rights are not terminated? Establishing paternity means legally determining the father of a child. If a…

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  • PENNSYLVANIA’S INSIDIOUS PLOT TO SILENCE INMATES

      THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION: The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on House bill HB2533 and Senate bill SB508. Governor Corbett has pledged to sign it..  This bill will make it illegal for prisoners to speak publicly AND allow the Attorney General or District Attorney to sue prisoners and the folks that…

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