Tag Archives: death penalty

SAFE California Act to Replace Death Penalty Wins Place on Nov. Ballot

Original post by Jeanne Woodford, former Warden at San Quentin State Prison, current Executive Director at Death Penalty Focus, and official proponent of the SAFE California Campaign. It’s official. The SAFE California Act (http://www.safecalifornia.org), the initiative to replace the death penalty with life in prison with no possibility of parole, has qualified for the November ballot. The last […]
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SAFE California Act to Replace Death Penalty Wins Place on Nov. Ballot

Original post by Jeanne Woodford, former Warden at San Quentin State Prison, current Executive Director at Death Penalty Focus, and official proponent of the SAFE California Campaign. It’s official. The SAFE California Act (http://www.safecalifornia.org), the initiative to replace the death penalty with life in prison with no possibility of parole, has qualified for the November ballot. The last […]
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Eva Paterson: ‘When the Death Penalty Gets Personal’

Eva authored this guest post on Jan. 11 for the SAFE California Campaign site. My fiancé, Steve Henry, was murdered in Kingston, Jamaica, on November 25, 1997. As bizarre as this may sound, one of the thoughts I had as the initial shock wore off, was “Well, am I still against the death penalty?” My answer […]
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HuffPost: ‘An Innocent Man on Death Row’

This piece by EJS President Eva Paterson was originally published Dec. 6 on The Huffington Post. Anthony Graves, father of three and an African American man with no violent past, was on death row in Texas for more than a decade despite his innocence before being exonerated. Now, Anthony spends his time speaking out about […]
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‘Litigating Implicit Bias’ Article by Eva Paterson in Latest Issue of Poverty & Race

“Litigating Implicit Bias,” an article by EJS President Eva Paterson, appears in the latest issue of Poverty & Race, a bi-monthly newsletter by the Poverty & Race Research Action Council. PRRAC is an organization that connects advocates with social scientists working on race and poverty issues and promotes a research-based advocacy strategy on structural inequality […]
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