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House Bill 2135 and Parole Eligibility for Life Sentence Prisoners

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

In a House Co-Sponsorship Memoranda posted May 25,2016 to all House members, Representative Jason Dawkins announced he will be introducing a bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that will abolish Life-Without-Parole (LWOP) imprisonment in… Full Transcript

Philly District Attorney Trades One Illegal Sentence For Another

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Philadelphia District Attorney (D.A.) Seth Williams finally released his Juvenile Resentencing Protocol in compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in Miller vs. Alabama and Montgomery vs. Louisiana. D.A. Seth Williams has stated “we are… Full Transcript

PA Parole Board Lags Behind In Reform for Child Lifers

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole (PBPP) is in the pits when it comes to reforming the way it handles parole review of child offenders and child lifer prisoners. In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court… Full Transcript

Pennsylvania Courts Must Extend Parole to 550 Child Offenders Serving Life Without Parole Sentences

For the Youth Hope

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The U.S. Supreme Court issued another landmark ruling recently when it announced, in Montgomery V. Louisiana, that life imprisonment without parole was unconstitutional for juvenile prisoners, and that they should be granted new sentences or… Full Transcript

Kerry Shakaboona Marshall Reacts to Supreme Decision Interviewed by Noelle Hanrahan

The MOVE Sisters: Freedom Now

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s a fact that the U.S. is an Ahistorical society. If we go more than 20 minutes down time’s road, most Americans will have forgotten all; in a few weeks; a month? Forget it. Americans… Full Transcript

On Hugo Pinell

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Few of us know the name, Hugo Pinell. That’s because the last time it was in the newspapers was probably in 1971, or 1976, when he was tried as a member of the famous San… Full Transcript