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Batts II: An Atrocity Towards Children

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

“Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Batts II Decision is an Atrocity Towards Child Offenders,” by Shakaboona. There was no victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Batts II case decision. In fact, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision was… Full Transcript

Mumia Featured on Democracy Now

Mumia Abu-Jamal

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We end today’s show with news that a federal judge has denied a request from former Black Panther and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal for a life-saving medication that could cure his hepatitis C. Mumia… Full Transcript

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