Wow!  Check out this County in Oregon!  While Whatcom County could easily have been the leader in justice reform, we just got ACE’s by Multnomah!  Whatcom County could learn from them!  And there is more to do, if the County will stop pretending that they need to build a jail […]

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[st_row][st_column span=”span12″][st_heading ]Our September Newsletter is all about local events of immediate interest:[/st_heading][st_image image_file=”” image_size_wrapper=”” image_size=”full” link_type=”large_image” image_image_size_wrapper=”” image_image_size=”” ][/st_image][st_text ] ReClaiming Lives: Sept. 2018 September’s news includes information on the Prosecutor’s Debate – September 19, 2018 at the First Congregational Church, at 2401 Cornwall in Bellingham. You can come

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Prosecutor's Debate

This was the first debate held about the Prosecutor’s position in decades! The incumbent prosecutor retired and had held the position virtually without competition for 44 years! As a result, this was a powerful educational opportunity for the public to learn how two different professionals would approach the position and

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Vera Institute of Justice on Prison Strike

NEW YORK, NY – Today, incarcerated men and women in prisons across 17 states began a  19 day strike to draw attention to the poor conditions they face and to demand change for all those who live and work in prisons across the country. Nicholas Turner, President of the Vera Institute of

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This Noble Cause Corruption report is large – 196 pages. It is loaded here in three different PDF files since the files were cumbersome to email and download.  There are many items of evidence and graphics inside the three Red, White and Yellow flaggeds Addendums 1-2-3. This report was compiled

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  Guest Opinion – Lynden Tribune, January 25th, 2012 An inmate History has a way of repeating itself.  We can learn a lot from it.  At the end of World War I, Germany surrendered unconditionally.  Along with that came economic sanctions and reparations so outlandish in nature that Germany couldn’t possibly survive.  John Maynard Keynes,

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Speaking generally, prisons take and hold inmates while jails—if run properly—take and release them. A jail is a county or city facility to house—on a short-term basis—misdemeanant offenders, felony offenders serving short terms, felony offenders awaiting transfer to a state prison for long-term sentences and indigent pretrial defendants who are

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