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2018 Not 1820–No Shackling: Women Giving Birth

The proposed Prison Justice Reform bill (The First Step Act) includes a significant provision prohibiting placing pregnant prisoners in shackles, during labor-birth. Unfortunately, The First Step Act, will apply only to the federal prison system, and not to state and local jails and prisons. Depending on the jurisdiction, what actually happens to an incarcerated woman giving […]

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Criminal Justice Reform–2018

  The Senate on December 18th, passed a criminal justice reform bill in an 87-12 vote, signaling the biggest reforms to the federal criminal justice system in decades. If the bill is approved by the House and the President, the bill only affects federal inmates. Currently , out of 2.1 million inmates, only 180,000 are […]

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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen–3 Years Prison

picture-pbs.org Trump’s former attorney was sentenced today to three years in prison. Cohen had pled guilty in August to avoiding illegally 1.4 million in taxes, and more controversial, to violating  campaign finance laws.  He made payments in the  2016 election to silence porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal.  Both women claimed, they had sexual […]

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CALIFORNIA BAIL REFORM?

California legislators have voted to eradicate bail in favor of a computer-driven algorithm tool called, “risk-assessment.”  The chant heard throughout California, one that pushed the SB10 bill forward, was backed by many entertainers who have used the no money, no bail as their cause cèlèbre.  It ignited widespread negativity about the bail process. Hey, those […]

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