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“McWilliams became the third black death row inmate the Supreme Court has backed in recent months in cases that civil rights advocates say expose problems in America’s criminal justice system that disproportionately affect minorities.”

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June 21, 2017

Supreme Court sides with Alabama death row inmate

“McWilliams became the third black death row inmate the Supreme Court has backed in recent months in cases that civil rights advocates say expose problems in […]
June 16, 2017

Corporate Courage: Wouldn’t it be nice if justice wasn’t exceptional, but normal?

Author and activist Shane Claiborne talks corporate involvement in the fight against the death penalty, particularly focusing on Lush Cosmetics. “But we need more corporate courage. […]
June 16, 2017

Sister Helen Prejean Sways Hearts

“I looked into his eyes. There’s grace; there’s the encounter. I said, ‘Oh my God, he’s a human being,’ ” she said. “Everything he’s done — […]
June 14, 2017

Plea Deal Negotiations for Reggie Clemons

“’Over the course of the past several weeks, counsel for the defense has spent considerable time in discussions with Mr. Clemons and in negotiations with the […]