MCIW Women of Wisdom
MCIW Women of Wisdom

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  We are calling to all our sisters out there who have been members in the past and would like to keep in touch. We have moved forward and will continue to expand our reach. MCIW Women of Wisdom had a way of bringing us together, to listen to our hopes and express our desires for the future. Join us as we explore all the possibilities. This website will reflect everchanging needs and opinions. We will constantly strive to exceed your expectations! We are always under construction. We have added new pages, new resources and new associations.

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We have also expanded our reach and consciousness by including news and op/eds about injustice across America.

 We have split the editorial page to 5 pages.

 

WE WON THE MARYLAND VOTING RIGHTS BILL OVERRIDE!!!!

ENACTED IN 30 DAYS

RETURNING CITIZENS CAN VOTE BEFORE YOUR PAROLE/PROBATION IS OVER!!

 

NEW BLOG!!

INFORMATIVE BLOG ON SOLITARY CONFINEMENT (BALTO. SUN)

SUZANNE O'HATNICK

INTERFAITH ACTION for HUMAN RIGHTS

www.interfaithactionhr.org

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

NEVADA C.U.R.E. NEWSLETTER

JANUARY 2016

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SCHEDULE for 2016

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

MD. ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM

JANUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER

SEE MD. ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

JUSTICE REINVESTMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL FINAL REPORT

SEE MD. ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

MD. ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM MEETING MINUTES

for JAN. 9, 2016 MEETING at STONY RUN

SEE MD. ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

NEXT MD. ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE REFORM GENERAL MEETING

JANUARY 9, 2016 10AM-3PM

5116 N. CHARLES ST BALTIMORE, MD.

STONY RUN MEETING HOUSE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM

OCTOBER 29, 2015 MEETING MINUTES

JUSTICE REINVESTMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL MEMBER INFO

HOW YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS VOTED ON THE "VOTING RIGHTS FOR FELONS" BILL

SEE MARYLAND ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

NEVADA C.U.R.E. SEPTEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW!!

JUSTICE REINVESTMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL WILL HOST ITS 2ND STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY MEETING

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015 2-4PM

DORCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

303 GAY ST. CAMBRIDGE, MD. 21613

SEE MARYLAND ALLIANCE for JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND ALLIANCE for JUSTICE REFORM GENERAL MEETING MINUTES

SEPT. 9, 2015

SEE MARYLAND ALLIANCE for JUSTICE REFORM PAGE

 

NEW!!

 MD. DEPT. of PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

MARYLAND SEX OFFENDER'S REENTRY RESOURCE GUIDE

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION for WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MD. DEPT. of PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

MARYLAND VETERANS REENTRY RESOURCE GUIDE

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION for WOMEN

 

NEW!!

MD. DEPT. of PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

MARYLAND EX-OFFENDERS REENTRY RESOURCE GUIDE

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION for WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MD. DEPT. of PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

EXIT ORIENTATION COORDINATOR CONTACT LIST

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION for WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MD. DEPT. of PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

TRANSITION COORDINATOR CONTACT LIST

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION for WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW WOMEN of WISDOM IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW

ASSOCIATION WITH

COALITION to STOP GUN VIOLENCE

www.csgv.org

EDUCATIONAL FUND to STOP GUN VIOLENCE

www.efsgv.org

SEE COALITION to STOP GUN VIOLENCE PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE NEXT 11 STATES TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

THIS INCLUDES MASSACHUSETTS, NEVADA, CALIFORNIA,

NEW YORK, VERMONT, MINNESOTA, CONNECTICUT, MARYLAND,

RHODE ISLAND, MAINE & DELAWARE

FIND YOUR STATE

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND ALLIANCE 4 JUSTICE REFORM MEETING

STONEY RUN FRIENDS

5116 N. CHARLES ST. BALTO. MD. 21210

AUGUST 20, 2015 7PM.

SEE MA4JR PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS

THIS IS A GOOD GROUP W/ GOOD IDEAS. SO GEAR UP & STOP BY.

 

NEW!!

NEW PAGE ADDED

MARYLAND ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE REFORM

(IT'S A NEW PAGE SO GIVE IT A CHANCE TO FILL UP)

SEE MA4JR PAGE

 

 

NEW!!

MCIW WOMEN of WISDOM IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW ASSOCIATION WITH MARYLAND ALLIANCE for JUSTICE REFORM

WE WILL BE CREATING A NEW PAGE WITH ALL PERTINENT INFO

PLEASE SEE THEIR WEBSITE

www.ma4jr.org

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION

JUNE 30, 2015

ONE HUNDRED DAYS of SOLITUDE

by: GABRIEL GARCIA-MARQUEZ

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

NEW BOOK CLUB SCHEDULE COMING SOON IN SEPTEMBER 2015

 

NEW BLOG!!

"PRISON INFLICTS MASS VIOLENCE"

BILL AYERS INTERVIEWS MAYA SCHENWAR

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

THERE'S A NEW TRANSITIONAL HOUSE & RECOVERY PROGRAMS, LADIES

PEACEFUL WATERS SERVICES

A FAITH BASED SOBER HOME

SEE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PAGE

SEE RECOVERY PROGRAMS PAGE

 

NEW!!

STOLEN VALOR: FAKE SOLDIERS PRETEND TO BE WAR HEROS FOR POPULARITY AND PROFIT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

PRISONERS PAY MILLIONS to CALL HOME EVERY YEAR.

THIS COMPANY WANTS MORE.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MENSTRUATION CAN BECOME HUMILIATION IN PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

SEX BETWEEN INMATES and PRISON EMPLOYEES FAIRLY COMMON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

ACLU: SQUALID CONDITIONS IN TROUBLED BALTIMORE JAIL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

CHILDREN ARE BEING HOUSED in ADULT PRISONS ACROSS the COUNTRY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

WHAT DOES SOLITARY CONFINEMENT DO?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

OBAMA FREES SCORES of NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS FROM PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW BLOG!!

DISABLED WAR VET FACING LIFE in PRISON in OKLAHOMA

for LESS THEN 1 OZ. OF POT

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

BECOMING a MARIJUANA PATIENT in MARYLAND

UNDER HB 881

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

2015 SPRING MARYLAND CURE NEWSLETTER

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

BIG WIN for MARIJUANA and RESEARCHERS

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

CONGRESS PASSES IMPORTANT MARIJUANA PROVISION

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

POLICE ACCOUNTABLITY is SWEEPING THE WORLD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BALTO. to PUT CAMERAS in POLICE VANS & REVIEW RIOT GEAR

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

A STEP TOWARDS JUSTICE for FREDDIE GRAY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

AFTER BALTIMORE, WHAT HOPE FOR CHANGE?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BALTO. POLICE ADMIT DEADLY MISTAKES IN FREDDIE GRAY ARREST

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

117 COUNTRIES SLAM AMERICAN POLICE BRUTALITY

at UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW NORM PATTIS BLOG!!

ROOTING for THEM to OUTRUN LAWMAN'S NOOSE

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW11

HUMAN TRIAL INVESTIGATING CANNABIS as a BRAIN CANCER TREATMENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW BLOG!!

MEDICAL MARIJUANA AVAILABILITY EXPANDING RAPIDLY

BUT IS IT MOVING FASTER THAN RESEARCH

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

JURY SENDS MESSAGE to COPS

ACQUITS MAN on FELONY POT CHARGES

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

THE IMPACT of SMOKING POT REGULARLY on your LUNGS ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FYI ON MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL ENTERPRISES FLAG SHOP

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND NEEDS BETTER STRATEGY TO ADDRESS POLICE MISCONDUCT

DEMAND CHANGE TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S BILL OF RIGHTS (LEOBR)

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

SNOWDEN: "THERE'S NO FAIR TRIAL AVAILABLE IN U.S."

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

$150,000 SETTLEMENT REACHED ON BALTIMORE POLICE SHOOTING

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

"STILL BLOCKING the EXIT"

A JOINT REPORT on MD.'S BROKEN PAROLE SYSTEM

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

"RAISING THE BAR"

PRISON HORSE PROGRAM

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

NEW NORM PATTIS BLOG

www.pattisblog.com

"SATAN'S LITTLE COOKBOOK"

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

UPCOMING MARYLAND CURE MEETING

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21 10:30-12:30

2718 W.NORTH AVE.

BALTO.MD.21216

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

HERE ARE COPIES OF  PROPOSED MD. SENATE BILLS #336 & #111

COMPASSIONATE RELEASE and PAROLE REFORM

(TAKE A LOOK & HAVE AN OPINION)

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

MARISSA ALEXANDER RELEASED

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

WHY ARE SO MANY AMERICANS IN PRISON?

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MAYOR WANTS NEW FELONY CHARGES TO ADDRESS POLICE ASSAULTS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

PRISON INDUSTRY in U.S.

BIG BUSINESS or NEW FORM of SLAVERY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE POSTING OUTCOMES of POLICE MISCONDUCT LAWSUITS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

FEDERAL JUDGES SEE EPIDEMIC of PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT in CALIFORNIA

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY and CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

PRESENTS

COMMUNITY CONTINUUM RESOURCE FAIR for THOSE RETURNING FROM INCARCERATION and their FAMILIES

MARCH 18, 2015

10:00-2:00

101 N. GAY ST.

BALTO, MD. 21202

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND C.U.R.E. MEETING

SATURDAY JANUARY 31, 2015

CENTRAL LIBRARY 10375 LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY.

COLUMBIA, MD.

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

 

NEW!!

EXONERATIONS for WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

REACHES ALL TIME HIGH IN U.S.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

WOMEN IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND ALLIANCE for JUSTICE REFORM

PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR 2015 STATEMENT

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION DECEMBER 23, 2014

"THE GIFT OF IMPERFECTION BY BRENE BROWN"

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

HOW AYAN RAND TURNED AMERICA INTO  UNCARING A**HOLES

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

INTERNATIONAL AND MARYLAND C.U.R.E. UPDATE 2014

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW!!

SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS LEGALITY OF VIDEOTAPING POLICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MCIW WOMEN OF WISDOM SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OF THE

MARYLAND ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE REFORM

WWW.MA4JR.ORG

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND C.U.R.E. HAS SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED ITS 2015

LEGISLATIVE PUSH

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE FINAL 2014 MCIW BOOK CLUB SCHEDULE

(A LITTLE LATE BUT STILL HERE)

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

JUST UPLOADED A BETTER REPRESENTATION OF INMATE LISA ROHN'S ART

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE AGENDA FOR MEETING SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2014

HICKS COMMUNITY CENTER

2718 W. NORTH AVE. BALTO. MD. 21216

10:30-12:30

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE MEETING MINUTES NOVEMBER 1, 2014

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

 

NEW!!

POPE FRANCIS BLASTS LIFE SENTENCES AS HIDDEN DEATH PENALTY

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

WHY MARYLAND'S ELECTION WAS HUGE FOR  CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

CALIFORNIA VOTERS PASS HISTORIC MASS INCARCERATION REFORM

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

"WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A QUEER WOMAN IN PRISON"

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

BY 2030, AMERICAS PRISONS WILL BE FILLED WITH SENIOR CITIZENS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

"WHY INNOCENT PEOPLE PLEAD GUILTY"

(THIS IS A LONG READ BUT WELL WORTH IT)

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

"THE ULTIMATE HUMILIATION": WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE PRISON STRIP SEARCHED

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION..... ART BY INMATE LISA ROHN

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WOMEN IN PRISON

STATUS REPORT ON MARYLAND'S WOMEN IN PRISON

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW WOMEN MOVING FORWARD SPONSOR APPLICATION

(I KNOW THIS YEARS CONFERENCE IS OVER BUT WE CAN START PLANNING FOR 2015)

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE REAL ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

6 EXPERTS SPEAK OUT ABOUT WOMEN IN PRISON

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

COP WHO KILLED GIRLFRIENDS PUPPY SENTENCED TO 1 YEAR IN JAIL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

DISABLED ACCESS LAWSUITS SOAR

(DO YOU THINK IF THE MCIW INMATES FILED SUIT THE DISABLED SHOWERS AND THE CHAIR LIFT IN CENTER HALL WOULD BE FIXED?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MOTHER CONVICTED OF MURDERING HER 3 YR. OLD RELEASED AFTER SERVING 2 YRS. OF LIFE SENTENCE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND C.U.R.E. MEETING SATURDAY OCTOBER 18, 2014

HICKS COMMUNITY CENTER

2718 W. NORTH AVE. BALTO. MD. 21216

10:30AM - 12:30PM

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK"

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!1

19 STRUGGLES OF HAVING AN OUTGOING PERSONALITY AND ACTUALLY BEING INTROVERTED

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

5 NEW LAWS THAT TAKE EFFECT IN MARYLAND OCTOBER 1ST 2014

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND C.U.R.E. MEETING SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 10:30 -12:30

2718 W. NORTH AVE. BALTO. MD. 21216   (cancelled)

 

NEW!!

INMATE LISA ROHN #908761 IS CURRENTLY SERVING LIFE IN MARYLAND

SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF THE BOOK "DEADLY WHITE FEMALE" & THE TV MOVIE "DYING TO LOVE YOU"

SHE IS A UNIQUE ARTIST. SEE HER WORK FOR SALE ON EBAY.

 

NEW!!

MCIW CANINE PARTNERS FOR LIFE IS REACHING OUT TO THE PUBLIC FOR HELP.  THIS IS A WORTHWHILE PROGRAM TO TRAIN SERVICE DOGS. PLEASE CALL TO HELP.

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION  PAGE

 

NEW!!

WTOP REPORTER LORI LUNDIN SPENT A DAY INSIDE THE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN TO GET AN UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL LOOK AT THE LIVES OF INMATES IN MARYLAND'S ONLY PRISON FOR WOMEN. PICTURES OF THE PRISON INTERIOR ARE INCLUDED.

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION PAGE

 

NEW!!

NEW WARDEN AND NEW ACTING ASSISTANT WARDEN AT MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN IN JESSUP, MD. 20794

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION JULY 22, 2014

"JAZZ" by TONI MORRISON

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION JULY 8, 2014

"NERVOUS CONDITIONS" by TSITSI DANGAREMBGA

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE HOLIDAY

NEXT SATURDAY JULY 5TH 2014 1PM - 3PM

MARYLAND CURE MEETING

OLIVER COMMUNITY CENTER

1400 E. FEDERAL ST. BALTO. MD. 21213

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

NORM PATTIS BLOG

FEW PEOPLE CAN AFFORD JUSTICE DESPITE A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION JUNE 24TH

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ'S "PILGRIMAGE"

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

SECOND BALTO. CITY COP CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY IN SLITTING DOGS' THROAT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW BLOG!!

MANADATORY SENTENCING FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

ARE THE FEDS ABOUT TO RE-SCHEDULE MARIJUANA ?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

DAMAGE DONE: PRISONS STERILIZED FEMALE INMATES WITHOUT CONSENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

SUPREME COURT ISSUES BOLD DECISION ON CELL PHONE PRIVACY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BRITTANY NORWOOD APPEALS YOGA STORE MURDER CONVICTION

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE BEST JOB IN KANSAS CORRECTIONS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

ARIZONA LAWSUIT CLAIMS ARIZONA PRISONS LET SICK INMATES DIE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

INDIANA INMATE PUNISHED WITH MORE TIME ON HIS SENTENCE FOR DOING WHAT PRISON STAFF TOLD HIM TO DO

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

STRICT BALTO. CURFEW PLACES MINORS IN DETENTION CENTER PAST BEDTIME

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION  "MY BELOVED WORLD" BY JUSTICE SOTOMEYER

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE MEETING SATURDAY JUNE 7, 2014

1-3PM

OLIVER COMMUNITY CENTER

1400 E. FEDERAL ST.

BALTO. MD. 21213

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

IF YOU'RE A WEST VIRGINIA INMATE, YOU CAN'T READ THIS.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

PRISON PROGRAMS TURN INMATES INTO INTELLECTUALS

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

RE-ENTRY TRAINING

SPONSORED BY: THE JOINT COALITION BHYI, CoHo, SHARP

WEDNESDAY JUNE 18TH 2-5PM (SAVE THIS DATE)

MARIAN HOUSE 946 GORSUCH AVE. BALTO. 21218

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

HEATHER MIZUER TO RUN 1ST TELEVISION AD OF GUBERNATORIAL CAMPAIGN

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

BRIAN WILLIAMS INTERVIEWS EDWARD SNOWDEN

MAY 28, 2014

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

2 JUVENILE LIFERS PLEAD FOR FREEDOM FOR IST TIME

SEE BLOG PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

"YOU MUST AQUIT IF LAW IS BULLSHIT"

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

HOUSE BLOCKS D.E.A. FROM TARGETING MEDICAL MARIJUANA

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS

1730 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW

7TH FLOOR

THURSDAY MAY 29TH

10:45AM-12PM.

ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF A GROUNDBREAKING REPORT:

COLLATERAL DAMAGE: AMERICA'S FAILURE TO FORGIVE AND FORGET IN THE WAR ON CRIME

NACDL

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

BOOK REVIEW FOR "WHY SNOWDEN DESERVES A NOBEL PRIZE"

by NORM PATTIS

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE CITY PASSES "BAN THE BOX"

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

 LIST OF MARYLAND BILLS MARYLAND CURE SUPPORTED THIS LAST LEGISLATIVE EFFORT.

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

CHANGE THE WORDS AND THEN THE MIND.

CENTER FOR A NEW LEADERSHIP ON URBAN SOLUTIONS

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

RAPID PROGRESS TOWARDS ENDING PRISON-BASED GERRYMANDERING.

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

LIST OF ALL C.U.R.E. CHAPTERS MEDIA INFO ACROSS UNITED STATES.

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

"FREE HER RALLY" JUNE 21ST WASHINGTON, D.C.

END MASS INCARCERATION

END THE WAR ON DRUGS

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

MEET GLORIA KILLIAN FOUNDER OF ACTION COMMITTEE FOR WOMEN IN PRISON

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

2014 MCIW BOOK CLUB  SCHEDULE

BOOK CLUB REVIEW OF "WHO SCOOPED MY BAGEL?"

ALSO INFORMATION ABOUT WRITING CLUB

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE MEETING SATURDAY MAY 17,2014

HICKS COMMUNITY CENTER 2718 W. NORTH AVE. BALTO. MD. 21216

10:30-12:30 AM

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE ANNOUNCES MEETING SCHEDULES AND VENUES

SEE MARYLAND CURE PAGE

 

 

NEW BLOG!!

PRISON INTELLIGENCE BOOSTED

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

WILL.I.AM GOES OFF on the PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

CONFRONTS REPRESENTATIVE ON CONGRESSIONAL INACTION

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

PRO BONO ATTYS. WILL BE HONORED FOR MAJOR ROLE IN FCC EXORBITANT PRISON PHONE RATE DECISION

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

 

NEW BLOG!!

CLEMENCY PROJECT 2014 PRAISES JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

MAN CAN SUE COPS WHO ALLEGEDLY MADE HIM CONFESS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW BLOG!!

A NORM PATTIS BLOG

"A FORMER JUSTICE HAS LOST HER MIND"

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

4TH ANNUAL CLOTHING SALE to Benefit THE LIGHT of TRUTH CENTER

MAY 2 TO MAY 8

HOME OF GINNY ROBERTSON

517 TALBOTT AVE, LUTHERVILLE, MD. 21093

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

FOR DAYS AND TIMES

 

NEW BLOG!!

FEMALE INMATE SHACKLED DURING BIRTH REFLECTS ON NEW LAW

"HEALTHY BIRTHS for INCARCERATED WOMEN ACT" SIGNED APRIL 14,14.

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

KENTUCKY INMATE STARVES TO DEATH

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW PAGES!!

MARYLAND C.U.R.E. & INTERNATIONAL C.U.R.E. NOW HAS IT'S OWN PAGE

SEE MARYLAND C.U.R.E. PAGE

 

NEW!!

OBAMA PLANS CLEMENCY FOR 100'S OF DRUG OFFENDERS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

HIDDEN TIMEBOMB in SENATE RULES THAT'LL GO OFF IF A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RETIRES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

THEY'RE STILL LOOKING TO HIRE AT THE ALDERSON HOSPITALITY HOUSE FOR WOMEN IN ALDERSON WEST VIRGINIA

SEE PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

DEMAND YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL AND JUDGES WILL MAKE YOU PAY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

HOW DID YOUR RIGHTS FARE IN THIS YEARS MARYLAND LEGISLATIVE TERM?

TAKE THIS ACLU QUIZ

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

OBAMA CLEMENCY FIXES PRISON TYPO

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE CITY COP SENTENCED TO 45 DAYS FOR ASSAULT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE CITY TO SETTLE 2 EXCESSIVE FORCE CASES AGAINST POLICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW BLOG!!

THE GUY WITH THE KNIFE

DIRECTED BY ALISON ARMSTRONG

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND HOUSE PASSES MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION BILL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 5

 

NEW!!

C.U.R.E. MEETING APRIL 19, 2014 10:30-12:30

EAST COLUMBIA LIBRARY 6600 CRADLEROCK WAY COLUMBIA, MD.

SEE PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

1ST BALTO. CURE MEETING PIX. 1400 E. FEDERAL ST. BALTO 21213.

MEETING 1ST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH OLIVER COMMUNITY CENTER

SEE PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE MCIW BOOK CLUB SCHEDULE IS NOT YET SET BUT WHILE WE WAIT WE FILLED IN OUR TIME WITH HENRY JAMES' THE AMBASSADORS

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

BALTO. CITY COP ACCUSED OF BREAKING LAW IN 3 SEPARATE CASES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES YOU CAN FLASH LIGHTS TO WARN OF SPEED TRAPS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND SENATE PASSES MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGISLATION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

74 YR. OLD WOMAN FREED AFTER SERVING 32 YRS. FOR A MURDER SHE DID NOT COMMIT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

COLORADO OK'S RETROACTIVE REVERSAL OF POT CONVICTIONS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

LARRY BRATT IS A LIFER AT THE JESSUP CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION IN MARYLAND. HE IS FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF "EXTRA LEGALESE" A PRISONER ORGANIZATION (2 BLOGS)

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

HOW TO STOP MASS INCARCERATION

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

NEW YORK MAN "BAKED TO DEATH" IN RIKERS ISLAND JAIL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

MICHELLE ALEXANDER BLOG ON WHITE MEN CASHING IN ON THE NEW MARIJUANA BUSINESS WHILE BLACK MEN GO TO PRISON

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

WHY FOR-PROFIT PRISONS HOUSE MORE INMATES OF COLOR

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

LANDMARK SETTLEMENT IN VIDEOTAPING POLICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

CAN ANY OF US IMAGINE WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE LOCKED UP FOR A CRIME YOU DIDN'T COMMIT?

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

CAN WE STOP ORCA ABUSE?...YES WE CAN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

EXONERATED DEATH ROW INMATE TAKES ON PROSECUTOR

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

MURDER A BLACK MAN...SIGN AUTOGRAPHS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

THE ARCHIPELAGO OF PAIN BY DAVID BROOKS

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

MICHELLE ALEXANDER BLOGS ABOUT THE RAY JASPER DEATH ISSUE

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

MARISSA ALEXANDER FACES TRIPLE SENTENCE IN RETRIAL OF WARNING SHOT CASE IN FLORIDA

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

A DISCUSSION OF RAY JASPER DEATH ROW ISSUE FROM FAMILY MEMBER OF VICTIM

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

BLACK PANTHER RELEASED FROM PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

BALTO.CITY COP CHARGED WITH BEATING & KILLING GIRLFRIEND'S PUPPY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

BALTO. CITY TO PAY $250K TO MAN WHOSE VIDEO FOOTAGE WAS DELETED BY POLICE.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

JUVENILE SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND LAWMAKER WANTS ALL MD. COPS TO WEAR BODY CAMERAS

(IT'S ABOUT TIME)

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

ALABAMA WOMEN INMATES RAPED AND BEATEN. FEDS INTERVENE

(WE TOLD YOU ABOUT THIS A WHILE AGO)

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S LAWYER WANTS TO CHANGE FLORIDA'S STAND YOUR GROUND LAWS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

I SPENT 15 YRS. IN SOLITARY FOR A CRIME I DIDN'T COMMIT

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

MOVEMENT TO END SOLITARY CONFINEMENT GAINS FORCE

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

SHOULD A DEATH ROW INMATE'S LIFE HINGE ON AN I.Q. TEST?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE4

 

NEW BLOG!!

NEW NORM PATTIS BLOG ON PLEA BARGAINING AND HYPOCRISY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

FACTS ABOUT STAND YOUR GROUND LAWS 2 YRS. AFTER TRAYVON MARTIN'S DEATH

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE COUNTY POLICE INVESTIGATE CONDUCT OF 2 OFFICERS AS STUDENT VIDEOS THEM.

SEE EDITORAIL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

POLICE FIRE AT MENTALLY ILL MAN 47 TIMES, KILLING HIM BUT THEY WON'T FACE CHARGES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE4

 

 

NEW!!

CALIFORNIA LIFERS LEAVING PRISON AT RECORD PACE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

PRISON PHONE COMPANIES ARE WHINING

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COLORADO CORRECTIONS SPENDS TIME IN SOLITARY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

EXONERATED DEATH ROW SURVIVORS SPREAD MESSAGE TO HALT DEATH PENALTY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE4

 

NEW BLOG!!

(FOR EVERYONE WHO THOUGHT ALL HOPE WAS LOST)

INVICTUS BY WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

JUDGE ALLOWS YOU TO FLASH HEADLIGHTS TO WARN OF COPS AHEAD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

REP.DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER ANNOUNCES YEARDLEY LOVE DATING VIOLENCE BILL LEGISLATION

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

VOICES FROM SOLITARY: A DAY IN THE LIFE PART 1

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

SOLITARY CONFINEMENT MAY ALTER BRAIN SHAPE IN JUST DAYS

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

JUSTICE DEPT. ASKS FOR HELP IN FINDING PRISONERS WHO DESERVE CLEMENCY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

SENATE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS COMMITTEE MEETING WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 19 1PM. ON TASKFORCE TO REDUCE INCARCERATION IN MARYLAND #SB722 FOR MORE INFO CONTACT LEA GREEN (MARYLANDCURE@GMAIL.COM)

3 DOCUMENTS

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

MARYLAND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE INITIATIVE NEWSLETTER WINTER 2014

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

MOTHERS BEHIND BARS IS FOCUS OF STUDY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

MICHAEL DUNN GUILTY IN STAND YOUR GROUND CASE IN FLORIDA

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND CURE NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2014

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

HOLDER URGES STATES TO LIFT BAN ON FELON VOTING

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

NEW FCC PRISON PHONE RATES TAKE EFFECT NOW. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4/MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION PAGE

 

NEW!!

THE RIGHT TO VOTE IS THE FOUNDATION OF ANY DEMOCRACY. WHY WON'T AMERICA GIVE CITIZENS WHO'VE DONE TIME THAT RIGHT?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

MICHAEL DUNN OF BREVARD COUNTY FLORIDA CLAIMS STAND YOUR GROUND DEFENSE WHEN HE KILLED BLACK YOUTH FOR LOUD MUSIC

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

GAIN MEETING THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2014 ANNAPOLIS

SEE LINKS AND PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

SENATOR LISA GLADDEN HAS SUBMITTED BILL #SB953 IN MARYLAND CONGRESS FOR LIFERS PAROLE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG FIGHTS FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

FLASHING YOUR LIGHTS TO WARN OF SPEED TRAPS IS FREE SPEECH. PRECEDENT IS SET.

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

TEXAS EXECUTES 14TH WOMAN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

AUTHOR MICHELLE ALEXANDER SPEAKS ON PRESIDENT OBAMA'S PARDONS

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

STATE OF ALABAMA ALLOWS PRISON GUARDS TO RAPE WOMEN INMATES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MARYLAND LIFERS AND THE UNGER DECISION. TAKE YOUR TIME IT'S A BIG READ.

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

REMEMBER THE MD. STATE COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL SENTENCING POLICY PUBLIC HEARING THAT WAS SNOWED OUT DECEMBER 10,2013?

HERE ARE THE STATEMENTS THAT WERE READ INTO THE PUBLIC RECORD DESPITE THE SNOW CANCELLATION.

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW BLOG!!

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE MD. STATE COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL SENTENCING POLICY

SEE BLOG PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

ALDERSON HOSPITALITY HOUSE IN ALDERSON WEST VIRGINIA IS LOOKING TO HIRE A NEW STAFF MEMBER

SEE LINKS AND PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

SNOWDEN DENIES HE IS RUSSIAN SPY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

EFFORTS TO RESOLVE THE GROWING NUMBERS OF AGING BEHIND BARS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

"GETTING OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY"  A FULL DAY WORKSHOP WITH GINNY ROBERTSON FEBRUARY 7, 2014

SEE LINKS AND PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

STOP THE UNETHICAL TREATMENT OF INMATES AT NORTH BRANCH CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION IN CUMBERLAND, MD. JOIN THE NBCI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

SEE LINKS AND PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

BABIES BEHIND BARS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

WHEN MOM IS IN PRISON: SUPPORTING INCARCERATED WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

LAWSUITS ALLEGE PRIVATE PRISON COVERED UP YOUTH SEX ABUSE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING DIRECTORY

(HOUSING MOSTLY IN WASHINGTON D.C.)

SEE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

PRISON PHONE CHARGES ARE NOW REGULATED BY THE FCC. WILL IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN MARYLAND?

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB REVIEW 12-31-13

"JUNIUS AND ALBERT'S ADVENTURES IN THE CONFEDERACY" (MAY 2013)

WITH GUEST AUTHOR PETER CARLSON

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

MARYLAND LEGISLATIVE BILL #S.1675, #S.1410, #S.619. PLEASE ADD YOUR SUPPORT.

www.prisology.org/action

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

MARYLAND CURE JANUARY 18th MEETING ANNOUNCED. PLEASE DONATE IF YOU CAN.

SEE BLOG PAGE 1  for address

 

NEW BLOG!!

YOUR INCARCERATED LOVED ONES ARE FED FOOD NOT FIT FOR A DOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

EDWARD SNOWDEN WHISTLE BLOWER

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

TOP TEN TRAVESTIES OF JUSTICE IN 2013

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

HOW YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD CAN KEEP YOU DOWN FOREVER

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

INMATES HELPING INMATES

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

NYPD COP PLEADS GUILTY TO WRONGFUL STOP & FRISK

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

ANOTHER FLORIDA STAND YOUR GROUND CASE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

HOMEOWNER WHO SHOT GIRL SEEKING HELP WILL BE CHARGED

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

 NEW!!

OBAMA PARDONS PRISONERS SENTENCED UNDER DRACONIAN DRUG LAWS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

IF RUTH BADER GINSBERG IS REPLACED BY A REPUBLICAN, HERE'S WHAT HAPPENS TO THE LAW

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

LIFE SENTENCE FOR POT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW BLOG!!

WOMEN IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

PATTIS PRESSES FOR ANSWERS IN LOCK-UP DEATH

A NORM PATTIS BLOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

PRISON OFFICER BEATS INMATE TO DEATH ON VIDEO

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

AFTER 30 YRS.,JUDGE RELEASES INMATE WHOSE TESTIMONY WAS BEATEN OUT OF HIM

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!BLOG

PLEADING THE FIFTH AND THE JIMMY HOFFA RULE

A NORM PATTIS BLOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

ANOTHER ONE OF US

WWW.WOMENOVERINCARCERATED.ORG

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

 

NEW BLOG!!

MACHIAVELLI AND MODERN POLITICS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

LET ME MAKE YOU MAD AND SMILE WHILE I'M DOING IT

ANY AYN RAND LOVERS OUT THERE?

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

FEDS MOVING MENTALLY ILL INMATES FROM SUPERMAX TO ATLANTA PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

CELL COMPANIES TURNING OVER YOUR DATA TO FEDS

SEE EDITORIAL  PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

18 CALIFORNIA SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES FACE FED CHARGES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!

WHY POLICE LIE UNDER OATH

A MICHELLE ALEXANDER BLOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 NEW!!

"MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT" 

CAN THE PEOPLE RESPECT THE COURT WHEN THE COURTS HAVE LOST RESPECT FOR THE PEOPLE?

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 

NEW!!

DICK CHENEY SAYS NELSON MANDELA WAS A TERRORIST

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 NEW!!

SAY YOU'RE SORRY OR ELSE

A NORM PATTIS BLOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

BACKERS SEEK CLEMENCY FOR MISSOURI GRANDMA

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

FBI CAN SECRETLY TURN ON LAPTOP CAMERAS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 4

 

NEW!!

LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE FOR MAILING LSD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

PENNSYLVANIA JUDGE SENTENCED TO 28 YRS. FOR SELLING KIDS TO PRISON SYSTEM

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

PRIVATE PRISON PUTS 73 YR. OLD GRANDMOTHER IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT FOR 34 DAYS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

PRISON OUTREACH MINISTRY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

 

NEW!! BLOG

MARYLAND JUDGE: 5,000 INMATES DON'T BELONG IN PRISON.

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

MCIW I-WISH MEMBERS UPDATE

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

MEDIA ALERT: FULL DAY CONFERENCE ON RACIAL & ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN AMERICA'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

FRIDAY DECEMBER 6, 2013

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

"CONNECTIONS OVER COFFEE MEETING" BEL AIR, MD. THURSDAY DECEMBER 5, 2013

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASES PAGE

 

NEW!!

FLORIDA'S MARISSA ALEXANDER OUT ON $200,000 BOND

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

GOVERNMENT CHEMIST TAMPERS WITH 40,000 CASES LOCKING INNOCENT AMERICANS IN PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

NEW MEXICO COPS SPRAY WOMAN'S VAGINA WITH MACE TO PUNISH HER

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

TEXAS COP ARRESTED FOR RAPE DURING TRAFFIC STOP

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!! PRESS RELEASE

MD. STATE COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL SENTENCING POLICY PUBLIC HEARING

IN ANNAPOLIS DECEMBER 10, 2013 6:15 PM.

MD. CURE FREE BUS RIDE

SEE LINKS/PRESS RELEASE PAGE

 

NEW!!

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION NOVEMBER 19, 2013

SEE MCIW BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

NEW BLOG!!

A SLOW DEATH BEHIND BARS FOR NOTHING

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

14 MORE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS CHARGED IN BALTO. CITY JAIL CORRUPTION PROBE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!! REMEMBER THIS?

COUPLE ARRESTED BY BALTO. CITY COP FOR ASKING DIRECTIONS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN LEAVES JAIL AGAIN. CAN'T HAVE HIS GUNS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

ARIZONA DISMISSES MURDER CASE AFTER 9 YEARS INCARCERATION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

THE INCALCULABLE COST OF MASS INCARCERATION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

TEXAS NOW ON CUTTING EDGE TO FREE THE INNOCENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FLORIDA APPEALS COURT THROWS OUT GUILTY VERDICT AGAINST MARISSA ALEXANDER BUT SHE'S STILL IN PRISON...WHY?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

SOME EUROPEAN PRISONS ARE CLOSING...WHAT CAN AMERICA LEARN?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

COLORADO DRIVES A YOUNG MAN INSANE

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!! BREAKING NEWS

HOMEOWNER WHO SHOT GIRL SEEKING HELP...CHARGED WITH MURDER

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW BLOG!!

GLORIA KILLIAN OF "THE ACTION COMMITTEE FOR WOMEN IN PRISON"

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

WHY WE ENCOURAGE THE INNOCENT TO PLEAD GUILTY

A NORM PATTIS BLOG

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

ALL BULLIES ARE NARCISSISTS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

EX-CONS SHOULD BE ABLE TO VOTE & HAVE ACCESS TO COLLEGE LOANS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW BLOG!!

CARRYING A BACK PACK OF SORROW...SOLDIERS ON THE EDGE OF SUICIDE

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

FCC PRISON PHONE REGULATION TAKES EFFECT FEBRUARY 11 2014

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

CALIFORNIA INMATES WIN DAMAGES OVER GROPING GUARD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

PRISON HEALTH CARE COSTS UP

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

1 MILLION VETS FACE FOOD STAMP CUT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MCIW WOMEN OF WISDOM IS NOW AFFILIATED WITH

THE ACTION COMMITTEE FOR WOMEN IN PRISON

THIS IS A CALIFORNIA ORGANIZATION THAT IS MAKING a DIFFERENCE

SEE LINKS PAGE

 

NEW!!

PROSECUTOR JAILED FOR WRONGFULLY CONVICTING MAN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

LESSONS FROM EUROPEAN PRISONS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

EX-FELONS FACE BARRIERS TO VOTING RIGHTS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

 WITNESS' SISTER HELPS FREE MAN CONVICTED IN 1979 KILLING

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

BLACK WOMAN SHOT TO DEATH WHILE SEEKING HELP

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FOOD STAMP CUTS WILL BRING HARDSHIP FOR HOLIDAYS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WOMEN PRISONERS IN NORTHEAST WILL REMAIN AT DANBURY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WORLD LEADERS CALL FOR END TO WAR ON DRUGS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WHAT KILLED 4 NEVADA INMATES?

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

ACTION COMMITTEE FOR WOMEN IN PRISON

SARA KRUZAN FREE AT LAST

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

LAWMAKERS REJECT CLEMENCY FOR SNOWDEN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FOOD STAMP CUT REVERBERATES ACROSS COUNTRY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT FILED AGAINST BALTIMORE POLICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MCIW WRITER'S CLUB SESSION OCTOBER 8, 2013

SEE MCIW WRITER'S CLUB PAGE

 

NEW!!

VIRGINIA INMATE AND SECRETARIAT'S GRANDSON FIND COMMON BOND

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

FLORIDA WOMAN GETS NEW TRIAL IN STAND YOUR GROUND CASE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

MARYLAND JUDGE REJECTS MARIJUANA GUIDELINES GIVES SHORTER TERMS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

BLOG PAGE 1

WE'VE GOT A LOT TO SAY AND WE SAY IT HERE.

 

NEW!!

GO TO TRIAL "CRASH THE JUSTICE SYSTEM"

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 NEW!!

SOLITARY CONFINEMENT'S INVISIBLE SCARS

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 NEW!!

MIZUER'S REACTION TO GANSLER'S "BOY OR GIRL" COMMENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

SENATORS BICKER OVER STATE STAND YOUR GROUND LAWS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

GET MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTHCARE FOR YOUR INCARCERATED LOVED ONES IN MARYLAND.

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

 NEW!!

MD. STATE COMMISSION on CRIMINAL SENTENCING HOLDING ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING IN DECEMBER DATE TBA

NATIONAL CURE PUSHING FOR REPEAL OF MANDATORY MINIMUMS

BILL #900

SEE BLOG PAGE 1

 

NEW!!

WE HAVE UPDATED OUR LINKS PAGE

NEW WEBSITES NEW INFORMATION

 

NEW!!

PREGNANT WISCONSIN WOMAN SHACKLED

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

"SUICIDE INEVITABLE" SAYS OHIO DEATH ROW INMATE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WE HAVE ADDED A NEW PAGE.

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN.

IT CONTAINS CORRECT INFORMATION FOR ALL WHO NEED IT.

 

NEW!!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BULLETIN

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

"WOMEN MOVING FORWARD" MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN RE-ENTRY CONFERENCE

SATURDAY OCTOBER 26, 2013

SEE MARYLAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN PAGE

 

NEW!!

"CASH FOR KIDS" JUVENILE PRISON BRIBE COMPANIES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

WALMART EMPLOYEE FIRED FOR HELPING ASSAULTED WOMAN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

 

NEW!!

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN PRISON FACT SHEET

"IMPORTANT....READ THIS (2 PAGES)"

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

DRUNK OFF-DUTY COP TRIES TO ARREST WOMAN FOR RESISTING HIS ADVANCES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

 NEW!!

SNOWDEN UNCOVERS SHOCKING TRUTH BEHIND CHEMTRAILS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

 NEW!!

"HALF A YELLOW SUN" BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSION

SEE BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

 NEW!!

BALTIMORE FOOD STAMPS SHUTDOWN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

OBAMACARE EXPLAINED

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

 NEW!!

GROWING BACKLASH TO GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

EDWARD SNOWDEN GIVEN "INTEGRITY IN INTELLIGENCE" AWARD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE3

 

NEW!!

LAPTOPS SNOWDEN TOOK TO RUSSIA WERE A DIVERSION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

STATE APPLICATIONS NO LONGER ASK ABOUT CRIMINAL PAST

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

FEDERAL INMATES STILL GETTING PAID DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

SOUTH CAROLINA MAN KILLS INNOCENT BYSTANDER AND GETS AWAY WITH IT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 3

 

NEW!!

NEBRASKA DECIDES 16 YR. OLD NOT MATURE ENOUGH TO HAVE ABORTION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

FORMER "ANGOLA 3" INMATE DIES DAYS AFTER RELEASE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

LEA GREEN - PRESIDENT OF MARYLAND CURE RECEIVES FANNIE LOU HAMER AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

END OF SILK ROAD

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

GEORGIA COPS HAND OUT FELONIES TO HIGH SCHOOLERS FOR HAVING POCKET KNIVES IN LOCKED CAR

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

AFTER 41 YEARS IN SOLITARY DYING MAN HAS CONVICTION OVERTURNED

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

WRITING OFF LIVES

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

STATE CRIME LABS PAID PER CONVICTION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

CHILDREN IN LONG TERM SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

NYC INMATE ALMOST AS COSTLY AS IVY LEAGUE TUITION

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

BIG TROUBLE IN ALICEVILLE, ALABAMA STATE PRISON

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

NSA COLLECTS DATA ON U.S. CITIZENS SOCIAL CONNECTIONS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

ATLANTIC CITY COPS CAUGHT ON VIDEO VICIOUSLY ATTACKING , SICCING DOG ON NON- RESISTANT MAN

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

MAN GETS 20 YEARS IN LOUISIANA FOR 1/2 OZ. OF POT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

BALTIMORE MAN SENTENCED IN KILLING MAN OVER RED SHIRT

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

NEW TRIAL ORDERED FOR FLORIDA WOMAN WHO GOT 20 YEARS IN STAND YOUR GROUND CASE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

WIFE OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN DOUBTS HE KILLED TRAYVON MARTIN IN SELF DEFENSE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

SOLITARY CONFINEMENT AND THE MENTALLY ILL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

CALIFORNIA SIGNS PRIVATE PRISON DEAL

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

6 SHOCKING REVELATIONS ON HOW PRIVATE PRISONS MAKE MONEY

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

NEW!!

FLORIDA MAN CALLS POLICE TO PROTECT HIMSELF FROM THE POLICE

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

PRISON TOURS FOR THE CURIOUS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

 NEW!!

HOW PRIVATE PRISON FIRMS USE QUOTAS TO FILL CELLS

SEE EDITORIAL PAGE 2

 

DON'T FORGET!!

BALTIMORE PROJECT HOMELESS CONNECT THURSDAY  SEPTEMBER 19,2013

BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER

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2013 MCIW BOOK CLUB SESSIONS

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ANNA KARENINA BY: TOLSTOY

 

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FEDERAL COURT HOLDS PRIVATE PRISON FIRM IN CONTEMPT OF STAFFING AGREEMENT

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LIST OF COMPANIES INTERESTED IN KEEPING PRISONS FULL

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LEGAL MEDICINAL POT ACHIEVED IN BRITAIN

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EDWARD SNOWDEN IN RUNNING FOR EUROPEAN RIGHTS PRIZE

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THOUSANDS CITED FOR HAVING POT ON FEDERAL LAND

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MARYLAND STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE INMATE DEATH

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POLICE FATALLY SHOOT FORMER FOOTBALL PLAYER ASKING FOR HELP AFTER CAR CRASH

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GEORGE ZIMMERMAN IS A "SANDY HOOK WAITING TO HAPPEN"

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INDIANA COP REPEATEDLY TASERS ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT

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MEDICAL EXAMINER: TRAYVON MARTIN WAS SHOT IN THE BACK

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BOOK CLUB

"THE NEW JIM CROW- MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF COLORBLINDNESS"  author MICHELLE ALEXANDER

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BALTIMORE COUNTY WOMEN'S SHELTER "SARAH'S HOPE" JUST OPENED

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GEORGE ZIMMERMAN DETAINED FOR POSSIBLE DOMESTIC BATTERY

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GRAVE EXCAVATION TO BEGIN AT FORMER REFORM SCHOOL

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POLICE GROUPS FURIOUSLY OBJECT TO ERIC HOLDER'S MARIJUANA POLICY

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ERIC HOLDER SAYS DOJ WILL LET COLORADO/WASHINGTON POT LAWS GO INTO AFFECT

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FEDS WON'T SUE OVER LEGAL POT IN COLORADO/WASHINGTON STATE

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MONTANA JUDGE IN TEEN RAPE CASE UNDER FIRE BEFORE

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MONTANA JUDGE GIVES 30 DAY SENTENCE TO TEACHER IN TEENAGE RAPE CASE

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TAPING COPS

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ZIMMERMAN ASKS FLORIDA TO PAY $300,000 IN LEGAL FEES

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WHAT'S IN A NAME?....A LOT WHEN THE NAME IS "FELON"

3 ARTICLES

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FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL FINDS TRAYVON MARTIN VERDICT "QUESTIONABLE"

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FCC VOTE ON PRISON PHONE RATES FACT SHEET

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BALTIMORE RESOURCE FAIR SEPTEMBER 19,2013

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A CHANGE IN AMERICA'S PRISON POLICY

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"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK" A YEAR IN WOMENS PRISON

4 ARTICLES

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PSA VIDEO REENACTS TRAYVON MARTIN SHOOTING

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PLEASE WATCH!!

 

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VISIT OUR NEW FACE BOOK PAGE

 

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FLIPPING OFF POLICE OFFICERS CONSTITUTIONAL

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SIGN FELONY MURDER PETITION

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MARYLAND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE INITIATIVE

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SNOWDEN FORCES OBAMA'S HAND ON SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS

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FEDS TO SLASH COST OF PRISON PHONE CALLS

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WHAT DOES PUTIN GET FROM GIVING SNOWDEN ASYLUM?

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10 REASONS FLORIDA THREW AWAY THE ZIMMERMAN CASE

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OHIO DEATHROW INMATE FOUND HANGED

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F.B.I. CAN REMOTELY ACTIVATE MICROPHONE ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE

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NO PRISON FOR PREGNANT WOMAN WHO ATE RAT POISON

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CALIFORNIA FREES THOUSANDS FROM PRISONS

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YOU CAN BUY A NICER JAIL TERM IN CALIFORNIA

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SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OP/ED

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McCAIN BACKS OBAMA ON STAND YOUR GROUND LAW

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OBAMA SPEAKS OUT ON TRAYVON MARTIN CASE

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ANOTHER FLORIDA STAND YOUR GROUND CASE

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1ST ANNUAL MCIW BOOK ROUNDUP

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CORIZON AND WEXFORD PRISON HEALTH CARE ISSUES

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Justice for Trayvon Martin

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER STRONGLY CRITICIZES STAND YOUR GROUND  LAW

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SIGN PETITION AT MOVEON.ORG

 

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MARYLAND C.U.R.E. NEWSLETTER 2013

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EMPLOYERS WHO HIRE EX-OFFENDERS LIST

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THE GREATER BALTIMORE GRASSROOTS CRIMINAL JUSTICE NETWORK

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WOMEN WHO NEVER GIVE UP.ORG

A New Jersey based Non-Profit Organization

"DEDICATED TO HELPING FAMILIES GET JUSTICE in our CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PRISON SYSTEM"

 

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3rd ANNUAL NATIONAL DAY of PRAYER at MCIW

Thursday May 2, 2013

 

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NOW AFFILIATED WITH

THE LIGHT OF TRUTH CENTER,INC.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING RESOURCES

AL-ANON MEETINGS

"BE THE LIGHT"

 

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NOW AFFILIATED WITH

 MARYLAND C.U.R.E.

"VISION FOR PRISON REFORM"

 

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BOOK CLUB SUMMARIES:

The English Patient by: Michael Ondaatje

Mrs Dalloway by: Virginia Woolfe

Love, InshaAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women by: J.Samia Mair

Sugar Street by: Naguib Mahfouz

Cane by: Jean Toomer

The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing edited by: Kevin Young

In the Shadow of the Banyan by: Vaddey Ratner

 

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WRITING CLUB SUMMARIES:

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EDITORIALS:

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Crucial Need for Incarcerated Women to Have Access to Low Cost Phones

 

Female California Inmates Sterilized

 

"Dont Forget Incarcerated Elderly" Published in "MS Magazine"

 

Statement of Opposition to Shackling Pregnant Women and Girls at

 

Correctional Facilities in Maryland

 

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