June 20, 2018

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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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  • THE GLOBAL TEL LINK MONOPOLY

    The cost of a phone call from the local jail in Jacksonville, Florida is astronomical.  Global Tel Link (GTL) has a monopoly on providing those phone calls in Duval County and is charging exorbitant rates to those who are desperate to speak with their loved ones.  And don't think it can't happen to you.  On…

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  • Marissa Alexander's Sentence Could Triple in 'Warning-Shot' Case.

    Posted:March 1, 2014 The Times-Union By Larry Hannan (904) 359-4470 Larry.hannan@jacksonville.com BOB MACK/The Times-Union The second trial for Marissa Alexander (center) is scheduled to begin July 28. A Jacksonville woman whose case generated outrage when she was sentenced to 20 years in prison may end up behind bars for 60 years for the same…

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  • Marissa Alexander's Sentence Could Triple in 'Warning-Shot' Case.

    Posted:March 1, 2014 The Times-Union By Larry Hannan (904) 359-4470 Larry.hannan@jacksonville.com BOB MACK/The Times-Union The second trial for Marissa Alexander (center) is scheduled to begin July 28. A Jacksonville woman whose case generated outrage when she was sentenced to 20 years in prison may end up behind bars for 60 years for the same…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER'S THANKSGIVING BLESSING

    Courtesy of FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26,2013 PRESS CONTACT: Michelle Rodanes(772) 634-2418 JUDGE GRANTS PRE-TRIAL RELEASE THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING This time of year we reflect and give thanks for our family and loved ones. We gather around the table with all the trimmings and reminisce about…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER'S THANKSGIVING BLESSING

    Courtesy of FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26,2013 PRESS CONTACT: Michelle Rodanes(772) 634-2418 JUDGE GRANTS PRE-TRIAL RELEASE THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING This time of year we reflect and give thanks for our family and loved ones. We gather around the table with all the trimmings and reminisce about…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S THANKSGIVING BLESSING

                    Courtesy of FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Michelle Rodanes (772) 634-2418 JUDGE GRANTS PRE-TRIAL RELEASE THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING This time of year we reflect and give thanks for our family and loved ones.  We gather around the table with all the trimmings and reminisce about…

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  • “FYI” YOUNG OFFENDERS SUFFER ADULT PUNISHMENTS

    The Families of Youth Incarcerated (FYI) is an organization that is taking a bold and serious stance against the prosecution and incarceration of juveniles in the adult criminal system. Florida is one of 15 states that allow prosecutors to "direct file" adult charges against juvenile offenders but FYI is advocating for reform of these direct…

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  • "FYI" YOUNG OFFENDERS SUFFER ADULT PUNISHMENTS

    The Families of Youth Incarcerated (FYI) is an organization that is taking a bold and serious stance against the prosecution and incarceration of juveniles in the adult criminal system. Florida is one of 15 states that allow prosecutors to "direct file" adult charges against juvenile offenders but FYI is advocating for reform of these direct…

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