"Death Penalty Punishes Survivors Like Me"; Column

An incredibly powerful piece in USA Today from Tanya Coke, sister of Sandra Coke, a mitigation specialist who was murdered a few years ago in California. Link to the piece after the flip. 

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Raising Our Voices! August 25th


Please read our weekly newsletter, Raising Our Voices!, to stay up to date on current events as well as MVFR activities! Link after the flip.

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Harvard Law School's Fair Punishment Project Report on Death Penalty


New Report Finds Counties That Use Death Penalty the Most Are Plagued by Prosecutorial Misconduct, Bad Lawyers, and Racial Bias

Forty-Four Percent of Death Penalty Cases Involved Defendants with Intellectual Disability, Mental Illness, or Brain Damage; Nearly One Out of Five Involved Defendants Under Age 21


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