Category Archives: USA

Record number of people exonerated of crimes in US in 2013

 newspaper Eighty-seven people cleared of conviction, including in many cases which investigation revealed no crime ever committed. The number of people exonerated after they were falsely convicted of crimes in the US has reached an historic high, with 87 walking … Continue reading

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Making a new life after 20 years of false imprisonment

Watch the 3 min video … Franky Carrillo was just 16 when he was convicted of murder. He spent the next 20 years in prison in California for a crime he did not commit. He was released after eyewitnesses admitted … Continue reading

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How crazy can the system get. Whilst I’m not in favor of gun ownership I believe it’s the person’s state of mind that causes the problem. Maybe all parents should get a psychiatric examination and produce a certificate to say … Continue reading

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Alton Logan to receive $10.5 million from Chicago for his wrongful conviction Northern California Innocence Project seeking new Executive Director Former Ohio death row inmate eligible to receive up to $1 million from the…

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I want to change my life.

Can you think of 5 things in your life you want to change? What do we need to make changes in our life? Here’s an interesting approach : Do parallel universes exist? Do they exist out there somewhere or are they a … Continue reading

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Why Newly-Released Prisoners Make Great Entrepreneurs

Jeff Smith, a former Missouri State senator, spent a year in prison for conspiracy and attempt to obstruct the Federal Election Commission during his 2004 campaign. He describes prison as “teeming with smart, ambitious men whose business instincts were in many cases … Continue reading

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Awesome true story

Have you read ‘127 Hours (between a rock and a hard place)’? My sister sent this book to me while I was still in the Cambodian prison. It’s the most amazing true story of how Aron Ralston‘s love for the … Continue reading

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