How is this adding to mass incarceration and what does this mean during a pandemic?
“It’s impossible to advocate for someone [in court] over the telephone. … Anything you say or your client says is heard by everyone.”
“This call for releases is not the advocacy community trying to capitalize on an opportunity to decarcerate … Prison health care is already overstressed and a lack of response will absolutely kill people.”
40 years ago this month, Fred Clay was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. After 38 years behind bars, he’s telling his story and writing another chapter.
“I get calls from lifers every week that feel they have not gotten a fair hearing by the parole board.”