Monday, April 2, 2012

Death Row at Central CA Women's Facility

The "cage" has been extended since this photo to include five more cells.
CCWF is currently housing 3,071 women (153% ), along with
it's neighbor facility,VSPW, housing 2,587 women (131% capacity).
Twenty women share the Death Row Cage.
(Please look through earlier articles posted to learn more about Kerry's case.)

The opposite of poverty is not wealth. … In too many places, the opposite of poverty is justice.” (Bryan Stevenson)
Watch Bryan Stevenson's talk on TED through this link:
Bryan Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.

Michael Morton freed after 25 years, wrongly convicted of his wife's murder (sentenced over turned  Oct. 4, 2011).
Watch another case of innocence uncovered here:

Earlier footage of Mr. Mortan's exoneration at this link:

Prosecutorial misconduct must be addressed, their immunity to civil prosecution can be amended and possibly save others from wrongful convictions- it will not change our ability to prosecute and keep our communities safe. Please use this link for further info:

Prosecutorial oversight is typically a matter discussed within legal policymaking circles. The Prosecutorial Oversight Campaign seeks to explore policy reforms to prevent prosecutorial misconduct and error through a national dialogue on the issue, and your voice is critical to this process.

Michael Morton, second from left, and his legal team speak to the media after Judge Sid Harle ruled in favor of a court of inquiry for Judge Ken Anderson at the Williamson County Justice Center in Georgetown. Photo: Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman
The Innocence Project team and Mr. Morton