Category Archives: criminal “justice”

Maya Schenwar on the cruelties perpetuated by the criminal “justice” system

      “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The House of the Dead (1862)       *****************************************************     A recent acquaintance with the writings of Maya Schenwar … Continue reading

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vengeance

    If I whet My glittering sword, And My hand takes hold on judgment, I will render vengeance to My enemies, And repay those who hate Me. — Deuteronomy 32:41   He is despised and rejected of men; a … Continue reading

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Pulled Over in a Rental Car

      This post relates to an article in yesterday’s New York Times.   “Pulled Over in a Rental Car, With Heroin in the Trunk” By Adam Liptak The New York Times January 1, 2018   The story is based … Continue reading

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a Christmas thought (and wish)

    “I should be glad to hear … people’s estimate of the comparative danger of a ‘little learning’ and a vast amount of ignorance; I should be glad to know which is considered the most prolific parent of misery … Continue reading

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incarceration, death

    re: “How Rikers Island and the failing justice system killed this public defender’s young, opioid-addicted client” by Anisha Gupta New York Daily News October 21, 2017 http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/rikers-island-justice-system-killed-young-opioid-addict-article-1.3579406     *****************************************************     a letter to the editor:   … Continue reading

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the punishment of Anthony Weiner

    Roger W. Smith email to Anthony Weiner September 27, 2017     Dear Mr. Weiner, I feel terribly sorry for you. YOU are a victim. Of malicious prosecutors and an inhuman judge. Who refuse to acknowledge your contrition … Continue reading

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crime or indiscretion?

  re “Shrekli to Be Jailed After Online Bounty on Hillary Clinton’s Hair”   The New York Times, September 14, 2017     I emailed my wife as follows.     *****************************************************     This Martin Shkreli guy sounds a … Continue reading

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