Progress is Being Made on Mandates

By BitcoDavid Yesterday, the Senate passed the sorely needed Smarter Sentencing Act. Supporters of the law came from both sides of the aisle, but the act is opposed by the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys, who believe that Federal mandatory sentencing is a necessary tool for minimizing crime and aiding prosecutors. The truth is, […]

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H.E.A.R.D. Sends Letter to Editors of Major Fla. Papers

By BitcoDavid Talila Lewis of Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf,┬ácomposed and sent the following letter. Dear Editor: The abuse experienced by deaf prisoners housed in the Florida Department of Corrections defies imagination. Our most vulnerable prisoners–those who are deaf, deaf-blind, blind, elderly and mentally and physically disabled–are the victims of extreme […]

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