Category: Justice

Putin’s Thug “Chaika” in Pussy Riot Video Met With Russian Lawyer at Trump Jr. Meeting

President Trump And Trump Jr.’s Claim Lawyer At Meeting Was “Not a Government Lawyer” Turns Out To Be False July 14, 2017 – JTMP has learned that claims by the President and his son that the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskya, who was at the Trump Jr. meeting, was just a “Russian lawyer” and “not a government lawyer” […]

Seattle Times: Activists hold May Day ‘pop-up’ block party in Seattle to protest youth incarceration

The May Day event included hip-hop performances, food, live-painting and speakers MAY 2, 2017 – May Day marches, rallies and even “pop-up parties” to celebrate worker’s rights, and to protest issues such as war and mass incarceration took place all across America yesterday. Neal Morton of The Seattle Times has a cool piece up about […]

This quote from America’s largest private prison company shows how much the industry fears criminal justice reform

Corrections Corporation of America, the country’s largest owner of private prisons, has faced renewed backlash against its business practices after theDepartment of Justice last week announced it would phase out use of for-profit facilities for federal inmates. The decision followed a damning Inspector General’s reportreleased earlier this month declaring private prisons to be less safe […]

SCOTUS Unites Trump and Senate GOP

Differences aside, Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are strongly united on one issue — the balance of the Supreme Court. While Democrats are pushing the GOP-led Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by the end of President Barack Obama’s term, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been resolute in blocking him, saying the […]

Obama issues record-breaking 214 commutations

President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 more federal inmates Wednesday, the largest single-day grant of commutations in the nation’s history. Obama has now used his constitutional clemency power to shorten the sentences of more federal inmates than any president since Calvin Coolidge. The early release of the 214 prisoners — most convicted of low-level drug offenses — is part of […]