This black man shouldn’t spend life in prison for trying to steal hedge clippers | Chief Justice Bernette Johnson | Opinion | The Guardian

‘This man’s life sentence for a failed attempt to steal a set of three hedge clippers is grossly out of proportion to the crime.’

Easy money for the private contractor (ODT)

The Louisiana supreme court wants to lock Fair Wayne Bryant away for life. Here, we reprint the dissenting opinion by one black judge, Chief Justice Bernette Johnson

via This black man shouldn’t spend life in prison for trying to steal hedge clippers | Chief Justice Bernette Johnson | Opinion | The Guardian

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