June 22, 2017

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  • REFORMATION OF MANDATORY MINIMUM LAWS

    HEEDING THE CALL FROM FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS FOR OFFENDERS WITH MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES. Pennsylvania Florida Iowa Nebraska Missouri Louisiana Oklahoma Kentucky Ohio FAMM will be sharing the stories of those affected by mandatory minimum sentencing within these states with lawmakers and the community.  Unfortunately, not every case will work, but…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW

    Wondering what Marissa Alexander is doing NOW?  She's fighting and she's only just begun. Introducing: The Marissa Alexander Justice Project. Why I created this organization: I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled….. The Mission of the MAJP is to provide services that promote the collaboration of broader movements of social justice and…

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  • 248 FEDERAL OFFENDERS SET FREE! THANK YOU PRESIDENT OBAMA!

    On Wednesday, March 30, President Obama commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners, four of whom are FAMM members. This brings the total number of commutations during the Obama administration to 248. At FAMM’s 25th anniversary celebration last week, White House counsel, Neil Eggleston, shared the president’s commitment to the clemency initiative. Mr. Eggleston advises…

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  • THE SLOW AND WELCOME DEATH OF MANDATORY MINIMUMS

    Yesterday was an historic day for the sentencing reform movement in Florida. For the first time in more than 20 years Florida repealed a mandatory minimum sentence! As most of you know, we have worked for years to reform Florida’s 10-20-Life gun sentencing law, which has created some of the worst injustices I’ve seen. After…

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  • UNCONSCIONABLE IN AMERICA

    November 4, 2015 Bernie Sanders via Daily Kos Today in America, shamefully, we have more people in jail than any other country on earth. The United States is home to 4.4 percent of the world’s population, and 22 percent of its prisoners.  A big reason for this is because companies that profit from prisons have…

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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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  • CHRONICLES OF PAROLE HEARING HELD 1/15/2014

    First Coast News, news source 4:38 p.m. EST January 14, 2014 Video courtesy of FCN Coming soon... Parole Hearing Audio. Meg Pace reports on the Florida Parole Commission to consider release of inmate Bryan Sanford.                                     UPDATE, 1/15/14: Bryan Sanford's…

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  • PAROLE HEARING IN ATLANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA

    This is an opportunity to attend an official parole hearing in the Jacksonville Florida area.  All parole hearings are open to the public.  This docket includes approximately 40 cases. Day:     Wednesday Date:    January 15, 2014 Place:  Atlantic Beach City Hall             800 Seminole Road      …

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