The Most Important Thing
We are not concerned about how you contribute to the well being of the US criminal justice system.
We are concerned that you do so.
Do it your way.
Just do it.
Here are some of the ways that you can make your own criminal justice impact.
Commit to being a part of a community of like-minded people that insist on a better US criminal justice system.
Read the stories and purchase the products made by incarcerated people.
Commit to impact with your calendar and your budget.
Join and Listen to Legal and Various Professional Trade Organizations
Learn, Read and/or Research US Criminal Justice Non-Profits
Decide to create a better version of yourself.
“The study of law can be disappointing at times, a matter of applying narrow rules and arcane procedure to an uncooperative reality; a sort of glorified accounting that serves to regulate the affairs of those who have power—and that all too often seeks to explain, to those who do not, the ultimate wisdom and justness of their condition. But that’s not all the law is. The law is also memory; the law also records a long-running conversation, a nation arguing with its conscience.”
– Barack Obama
I was prosecuted for a crime I didn’t commit.
Sometimes I write About My Prosecution
I am normally writing about my criminal prosecution from many years ago, but there have been a number of deaths recently and I want to recognize these individuals. It is a bit debilitating to reflect on key people in my life and the criminal case and that they are...
I have been writing about being a criminal defendant, but today I am writing about being a daughter. Probably the most vigilant supporter I have ever known for my whole life was my Mother. She knew my soul. She knew my essence. Good or bad, there was nothing that I...
I am describing my criminal prosecution experience from years ago. I was sitting firmly in the witness chair, next to the judge looking out at the sea of people: the jury, the prosecution's table, and the supporters/observers in the audience. The first thing I decided...