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 telling the story of a federal criminal case I was in many years ago. I had been told by many people that the Government had to find me guilty and that I didn't need to prove my innocence. I didn't believe it when I heard it and as time passed, I believed it less...
I am writing about my criminal trial from many years ago. If the defense feels the prosecution has not proven its case beyond a reasonable doubt, there is a timely action to make. A “Rule 29 Motion,” based on Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 29, is typically made...
I am telling the story of my criminal prosecution and this blog is a summary of the prosecution’s witnesses. Per their charges, the prosecution was supposed to prove that I was in a conspiracy to launder money. Money laundering is defined as the concealment of...