Wrongful Conviction
Finally Free After Nine Long Years in Prison, Stephanie Spurgeon Talks with Jason Flom on ‘Wrongful Conviction’
January 12, 2022 11:00 ET | Lava for Good
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week on the Wrongful Conviction podcast (a Lava for Good series), Jason Flom talks with Stephanie Spurgeon, the Florida woman who spent nine years in...
Laird Hammons Laird Law Announces Release of Documentary: System Breakdown - the Tragedy of Marconia Kessee
December 20, 2021 15:00 ET | Laird Hammons Laird Law
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chris Hammons of Laird Hammons Laird Law firm and Liquidfish Productions announce the release of System Breakdown: The Tragedy of Marconia Kessee.  ...
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TOMORROW: #LessIsMoreNY Coalition, Bill Sponsors Senator Benjamin & Assemblymember Souffrant-Forrest To Call on NYS Legislature to Pass the Less Is More Act for Transformative Parole Reform
June 07, 2021 19:10 ET | Robin Hood Foundation
ALBANY, N.Y., June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMORROW, Tuesday, June 8th, at 10:00 AM ET the #LessIsMoreNY Coalition – made up of people directly impacted by parole and mass incarceration, nearly...
National Civil Rights Museum and FAMM Host Journey to Justice Virtual Screening and Panel on Trial Penalty
March 10, 2021 12:30 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, March 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum and FAMM are hosting a virtual film screening and panel discussion of “The Vanishing Trial,” to highlight wrongful...
National Civil Rights Museum and Just City Host Virtual Symposium on Criminal Justice Reform
January 06, 2021 14:55 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum and Just City are hosting a virtual symposium, Journey to Justice, to highlight critical criminal justice reform work...
People Charged with DUIs Deserve Opportunities for Reform
July 12, 2019 08:41 ET | McNeely Stephenson, New Albany
New Albany, Indiana, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driving while intoxicated is a common yet sometimes serious criminal charge. Though the problem of drunk driving is well-known and relatively...
A Streamlined Criminal Justice Reform Plan Is What Illinois Needs
May 20, 2019 15:39 ET | Wolfe & Stec LTD
Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the announcement of the Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative, Illinois is poised to make dramatic changes that help the lives of many...
The Buckeye Institute's criminal justice reform work wins Atlas Network's 2018 North America Liberty Award
November 15, 2018 14:00 ET | Atlas Network
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Columbus, Ohio-based Buckeye Institute has been selected as this year’s winner of Atlas Network’s prestigious North America Liberty Award for its...
Our Justice System Creates Incentives for Wrongful Convictions
November 13, 2018 09:19 ET | McNeely Stephenson, New Albany
New Albany, Indiana, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A fair trial is a constitutional right, but incentives and election pressures for prosecutors reward quick convictions that can sometimes put...
The Buckeye Institute Named Finalist For Atlas Network’s 2018 Templeton Freedom Award For Criminal Justice Reform Accomplishments
October 18, 2018 09:00 ET | Atlas Network
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Too often, lives are defined by a single mistake. The Buckeye Institute endeavored to change this and fix a broken criminal justice system. This small...