Category Archives: Vigilante Justice

After 40 Years in Solitary, Angola 3 Prisoner Albert Woodfox Ordered Freed for 3rd Time in Louisiana

Talk of vigilante justice in the south but then maybe it is that way in the rest of the country. We only have to look at the case of Veronza Bowers, Jr. to know it reaches into the federal level … Continue reading

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Some cops bend the rules to make arrests, officials say

I barrow this quote from the article and call it vigilante justice: ‘…When people are arrested, they enter the criminal justice system-with all that that entails. From losing their liberty and being held behind bars to having their face appear … Continue reading

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Jailed without conviction: Behind bars for lack of money

‘…About 10 million people are jailed each year for crimes large and small. Most – two-thirds of the 750,000 in jail on any given day – stay long periods without conviction at great cost to the public and to themselves … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Says Prisoners Will be Abandoned While City Evacuates

Don’t know how this is going to play out but it is a potential disaster for a ton of reasons and maybe it was just as well that the storm hit southern New Jersey. A huge chunk of these inmates … Continue reading

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Lawyers: Polk County guards abused teen inmates

This is not just a Polk County problem but a symbol of the culture of Florida politics and crimenal justice. Lawyers: Polk County guards abused teen inmates and then go back a year or so and you will find the same … Continue reading

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States attorney office in Florida

 The states attorney’s office is arguably the most powerful office in any given county. It has the power to charge for a crime at whatever level they want by whatever standard of spin they choose. Whereas the law is written … Continue reading

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Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution

 From the New York Times to Amazon.com the theme is finding expression time and time again. The war on drugs is not only a failure but has grown a police state that has no real function other than to be … Continue reading

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