Category Archives: Criminal Justice System

Documentary Film, trial of the American Justice System vs. Mumia Abu-Jamal, its prisoner

FILM: Justice On Trial – IPS. “The case of Mumia Abu-Jamal is a microcosm of greater problems in the criminal justice system in the United States today. The attention that its many violations has received makes the Abu-Jamal case one … Continue reading

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The Seemingly Unsuccessful Drug War Continues

Marijuana Arrests Driving America’s ‘Drug War,’ Latest FBI Report Shows | | AlterNet. Marijuana has it.  It’s the winner in the most arrests of low level offenders.  Minorities are the biggest losers.  That’s the war on drugs.  

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A Ninety-six year-old woman kills her nephew with a 347 Magnum

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/09/27/2011-09-27_96yearold_florida_woman_amanda_rice_stevenson_arrested_for_fatally_shooting_neph.html Someone in the “system” dropped the ball on this old woman.  She should not be in the jailhouse but in some care facility.  Her troubles appeared years ago and she should not have been left to herself as if … Continue reading

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MaryMooreBlogs: The Supreme Court overturns today’s scheduled execution of a Texas x-Army recruiter – Yahoo! News

MaryMooreBlogs: The Supreme Court overturns today’s scheduled execution of a Texas x-Army recruiter – Yahoo! News.

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