News and Resources for Prisoners and their Families

Trump is unshackling America's drones thanks to Obama's weakness

The piece was originally published by The Guardian.  For more than a decade, the worst-kept secret in the world has been the fact that the Central Intelligence Agency owns and operates lethal drones outside of recognized battlefields abroad. Newspapers blare it from their headlines. Legislators discuss it on television. Foreign governments protest it through press […]

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Breaking Bad and Making Good

Phil thought he had his addiction under control. He kept working even managing teams of people and millions of dollars in projects, but eventually he slipped into darkness. BREAKING BAD It wasn’t long before Phil started using and found himself in and out of county jail on drug-related misdemeanors. When his company started random drug […]

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Virginia Expands Defendants’ Access to Prosecution Evidence

September 5, 2018 Virginia Supreme Court decided to expand defendants’ pre-trial access to prosecutors’ evidence. By Christopher Zoukis After considering for years whether to revise its criminal procedure rules to broaden defendants’ access to information that will be used to prosecute them, the Virginia Supreme Court has decided to expand defendants’ pre-trial access to prosecutors’ […]

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A Second Chance for Separated Families

The fight over the asylum rights of families who had been separated by the Trump administration took what could be a critical turn late last night. Following weeks of negotiation, parties in three lawsuits — including the ACLU’s class-action lawsuit, which first blocked the family separation policy and forced the government to reunite families — […]

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