Spoon Jackson gives the insider opinion on the main areas for reform in the US prison system.
The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good
These five countries all have something in common. They are the top five countries for prisoners put to death.
A report advocating death penalty reforms finds that false confessions in capital cases can be limited by recording the questioning of suspects.
During recent executions, inmates were observed to gasp, convulse, and turn purple over periods much longer than the typical lethal injection. All of these executions used drugs made by pharmacies not regulated by the FDA.
Governor Jay Inslee said, “In death penalty cases, I’m not convinced equal justice is being served.”
Tennessee Attorney General’s office asked the state supreme court to set execution dates for 10 death row inmates, while an eleventh is already scheduled for April 22.
Sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, Spoon Jackson wonders if a changed man will ever be given a second chance.
A case the Supreme Court agreed to hear Monday morning could fix the legal loophole used by conservative states to unconstitutionally execute mentally handicapped criminals.
Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to the coercive (and often unlawful) techniques of law enforcement officials.
There’s no need to examine, anecdote by anecdote, whether Obama is right about racial profiling in America. It doesn’t take a single case to make the President’s point; there is a lot of data already on the books to substantiate his claims.
In spite of the now-multiple reasons not to execute Hill, Georgia has remained committed to moving forward with the penalty, and the judge will take up these latest arguments in the coming weeks.
Seven mental health professionals have evaluated Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill, and all seven have determined that Hill is intellectually disabled.
“When your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting.” That’s the reassuring slogan from LivesOn, a young British company that promises to send out new bite-sized missives in your “voice” long after you’ve expired. By[Read More…]
Alex Barnett is looking forward to traveling with his three year old son for the holidays. Or maybe not.
James Halcomb reviews this season’s biggest movie and the films that started it all.
How to use anger to learn how to hate… or possibly, to find true love.
In WWII-wra Britain, the decision to share his transition made Michael Dillon a reluctant celebrity.
When it comes to dreams, it’s not the size that matters, it’s getting the right fit.
Adam Crawford’s daughter passed away when she was nine months old. This is what he’s learned about moving forward, as a father and as a man, after an unspeakable tragedy.
The ‘Little House on the Prius’ that’s got Australia talking….
A white poet joins the NAACP march in Ferguson, Missouri, and learns he was wrong about the role of race in this country
The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports.
Ugh. Yeah. It’s pretty much like this.
Lee Gaitan realized how much she loves her husband through some little ways she hadn’t even thought about.
“I’m not really looking for a boyfriend right now”.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.