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The Fruit of a Poisonous Tree

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In legal theory there is something known as ‘the -fruit-of-the-poisonous-tree’ doctrine, which holds that an illegal search, arrest or interrogation ‘poisons’ -or taints – all that follows, and as such, it may not be used… Full Transcript

Clintonism Laid Bare

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Bill Clinton, perhaps the best raw political animal of his generation, said a mouthful recently, especially when he confronted activists from the ubiquitous Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. There, the primary political architect of the… Full Transcript

The Children of Perdition

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Montgomery v. Louisiana (which made its previous Miller v. Alabama ruling (regarding life terms for juveniles retroactive), shined a harsh light on the systems which utilized… Full Transcript

Judicial Fury

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Montgomery v. Louisiana decision, ruled that its earlier 2012 ruling in the Miller v. Alabama case, (limiting life sentences when it came to juvenile defendants) was indeed retroactive… Full Transcript

Black Lives Have Never Mattered In The United States of America And Never Will

Immigration Policy is Mass Incarcaration

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Since the re-election of President Barack Obama to the White Hose, there has been a gearing up to possibly introduce an Immigration Reform Bill to Congress for its enactment as statutory law, but what says… Full Transcript

Centuries of Struggle Big House Prison Blues

Mumia Abu-Jamal

‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look… Full Transcript

The Representative or the Represented?

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Recently, a Black congresswoman from Florida revealed that white legislators from the state’s redistricting body changed her district to include the states overcrowded but under represented prisons, thereby insuring her defeat when the next election… Full Transcript