Tag: United States Department of Justice

thethrowaways

THE THROWAWAYS

The purpose of #TheThrowaways is to raise consciousness and empower us in this fight “THE THROWAWAYS courageously explores the most pressing racial justice issue of our time: the mass incarceration and profiling of poor people of color. ” – Michelle Alexander author, The New Jim Crow ABOUT I […]

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Why the President Granted 22 Commutations: Upholding Principle Of Fairness In The Criminal Justice System.

Upholding the Principle of Fairness in Our Criminal Justice System Through Clemency Building on his commitment to address instances of unfairness in sentencing, President Obama granted 22 commutations today to individuals serving time in federal prison. Had they been sentenced under current laws and policies, many of these […]

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