Kim Kardashian stood strong in her quest to have President Trump release Alice Johnson from federal prison.
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Prison Reform News: Kim Kardashian Successfully Lobbies For Freedom for Alice Johnson

Kim Kardashian met with President Trump to discuss prison reform and the release of Alice Marie Johnson. Just a week later, Trump ordered Johnson’s release. Not everyone is a fan of Kim Kardashian. In fact, the reality TV star is not in everyone’s good graces. But sentiments aside, Kim should be credited when she does Read More…

Alice Marie Johnson some years ago on a prison visit with her family.
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Trump Sets Prison Reform Precedent Thanks to Kim Kardashian

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson. This comes a week after Kim Kardashian-West’s trip to the Oval Office. There, she spoke to the president about prison reform and pleaded Alice Marie Johnson’s case. Many are still bashing both reality TV stars. However, it marks an important moment for prison inmates, prison Read More…

Kim Kardashian Meets with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House.
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Is This a Joke? President Trump Meets with Kim Kardashian on Prison Reform???

After cancelling perhaps one of the most historical international meetings of our time, President Trump turns his attention back home. And the first issue on his mind is a topic that is very important to prison loved ones: prison reform. But, he met with Kim Kardashian to get the job done? Seriously? No way. 2 Read More…

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Prison Reform & Restitution Act Gives Ex-convicts Opportunities for Change

Every year, approximately two million people are locked up in prisons. 95% get released, resulting in 650,000 ex-convicts back on the streets. Within time, two-thirds will be arrested again for new crimes. With the Prison Reform and Restitution Act, ex-convicts have a chance to succeed in society upon release. Every year, approximately two million people Read More…

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The Plea for California to Pass the Equity & Justice Package

Incarceration would be reformed in California if the Equity and Justice package is passed. The state legislators were urged by over 50 people to consider passing the three legislative bills. It would be fair enough for the incarcerated and their families regarding sentences dished out. The Hearing and Testimonials to Pass the Equity and Justice Read More…

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What If Prosecutors Tried to Keep People Out of Prison?

On March 27, 2018, an article in the  Daily Intelligencer shed light on the efforts of Billionaire philanthropist George Soros and his efforts in helping to elect more diverse and progressive government lawyers. In 2015, Scott Colom, a 35-year-old District Attorney in Northeast Mississippi campaigned against the then DA Forrest Allgood. Colom said that he Read More…

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invests Heavily in Promise; an App which Promises to Improve the Criminal Justice System

The justice system is massively flawed, biased, and ironically unjust. This is the tale many black families recounts with so much sorrow and sadness. One in nine black children has a parent behind bars and the reason for the incarceration is most likely inability to afford bail. Jay Z has decided to lend his voice Read More…

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New Survey Reveals Most Americans Support Reforms In Criminal Justice System

A recently released poll has found that 75 percent of Americans do believe that a lot of improvements need to be done to our criminal justice system. The research which was carried out by Public Opinion Strategies, and later presented to Justice Action Network, also assessed the political influence on this matter. Democrats led the Read More…

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Civil Rights Coalition Petitions Congress to Support Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights has petitioned the Senate Judiciary Committee to support the Sentencing Reform and Correction Act of 2017. Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference, in an advocacy letter highlighted the problems of mass incarceration and the benefits of passing the proposed Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Read More…