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Repeated denials of parole are an insult to racial justice –...
The injustice system herds Black people into the pen and the Board of Parole Hearings uses the exception clause to the 13th Amendment to keep them there.
California’s 2011-2013 Hunger Strikers ‘rocked the nation,’ but their Five Core...
An update of this 10th anniversary of the California Prisoner Hunger Strikes from PHSS shows that the Five Core Demands are yet unmet by CDCr as prescribed by the Asker v. Governor of California settlement agreement thereby adding another year of court supervision.
Seeking letters of support for SB 1064 to limit abuse of...
The California Senate Public Safety Committee will hold hearings on Senate Bill 1064, introduced by Sen. Nancy Skinner, on Wednesday, May 20, and letters of support are needed as soon as possible from both inside and outside prison walls. SB 1064 (Skinner) provides due process and procedural requirements for the use of confidential information gathered within the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation (CDCr) to provide more fairness to incarcerated people.
Let’s help Shuja come home to his family
Damon Shuja Johnson writes: "I am writing this letter to humbly ask if I can call upon you to send a letter of support on my behalf to the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH). I need your help!" During Shuja’s nearly 30 years of incarceration, medical neglect has made him permanently disabled and confined him to a wheelchair. He’s stayed sane by developing into an outstanding artist. Now it’s time to bring him home to his loving family.
The terrible aftermath of Marsy’s Law
Life-term prisoners - lifers - are beginning to experience the effects of Prop 9, Marsy's Law. On Jan. 14, when political prisoner Hugo Pinnell appeared before the Parole Board, he was told to come back in 15 years!