September 22, 2018

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  • FDOC'S SWIFT RESPONSE TO THE BROWNIE BATTERY COMPLAINT

      FDOC's response to the barrage of complaints about the ineffective Brownie battery. Forgotten Majority sent the following message to Sec. Jones regarding this issue. _________________________________________ 2/5/16 "Dear Secretary Jones, You may not be aware that the Alkaline batteries once sold in the Canteen for MP3 use have been replaced by an inferior Zinc Chloride…

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  • ACHIEVABLE SOLUTIONS FOR FLORIDA'S FLAWED GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

    Courtesy of George Mallinckrodt Author: GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/ http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/banned_book.htm http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/getting_away_with_murder.htm Despite the recent arrests of a few officers implicated in a pill ring and others who have engaged in criminal activity, the culture of brutality and secrecy is alive and well within the FL DOC. This paper presents a solution, if implemented, that…

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  • ACHIEVABLE SOLUTIONS FOR FLORIDA'S FLAWED GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

    Courtesy of George Mallinckrodt Author: GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/ http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/banned_book.htm http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/getting_away_with_murder.htm Despite the recent arrests of a few officers implicated in a pill ring and others who have engaged in criminal activity, the culture of brutality and secrecy is alive and well within the FL DOC. This paper presents a solution, if implemented, that…

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  • JUVENILE SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

    Solitary confinement kills your soul. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnBvQpmyCXA&feature=youtu.be https://youtube.com/watch?v=NnBvQpmyCSA&feature=youtu.be Solitary confinement can lead to depression, anxiety, and mental illness in children. Yet, up to 17,000 juveniles are in solitary in the United States. Ask President Obama and Congress to end juvenile solitary confinement! In my nine-year prison sentence, I spent a total of five years in solitary.…

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  • FLORIDA DEATH SENTENCING CASE UNCONSTITUTIONAL

    By Michael Martinez, CNN Updated 5:05 PM ET, Tue January 12, 2016 (CNN)The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the process used to condemn a Florida death row inmate was unconstitutional because a judge rather than a jury was the final arbiter of fact in sentencing, opening the door to further challenges in death…

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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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  • INTRODUCING THE SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015

    Molly Gill, Govt Affairs Counsel FAMM 1100 H Street NW  Suite 1000 Washington DC, 20005 (202) 822-6700 FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015 UPDATE: Senate Judiciary bill summary as well as a section by section factsheet. Full text of bill available here: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Summary: The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 is a…

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  • $29 MIL TO LOCK UP KIDS IN THE WORST FACILITY IN THE STATE?

    Close the Palm Beach Juvenile Facility In a state known for its abusive youth prisons, the Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility may be the worst of them all. Nearly a third of boys housed at the privately run Palm Beach facility were victims of sexual abuse, a horrifying statistic and the highest of any facility…

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  • KOCH BROTHERS MAKE NOBLE MOVE

    Courtesy SaintPetersBlog By Mitch Perry -Apr 28, 2015 Koch Brothers latest to seize on 'BAN the BOX' movement.         David    and     Charles “Banning the Box” on job applications for companies who contract with the city of Tampa was a bridge too far for the City Council to consider back…

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