Harvard Finds Florida Among Most Politically Corrupt States In U.S.

Harvard Law School’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics is out with a fascinating new report measuring legal and illegal corruption in American states, and Florida does not fare particularly well.

The deep dive is here, but here’s the short take:

Illegal corruption is “moderately common” in Florida’s executive branch. Illegal corruption is […]

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Kids For Cash Scheme Exposes Horrors of For-Profit Prisons:

Joe Wright Activist Post

The fact that the United States leads the world in prison population is becoming common knowledge. Somewhat lesser known is the direct connection between corporate prisons and incarceration rates. There is no starker example of this than Louisiana which leads the world in for-profit prisons and, just coincidentally, happens […]

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Jailing Kids For Profit

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The good news is that these two dirtbag judges are in jail for a long time. (How they lived long enough to make it to court is a mystery to me. People in Pennsylvania must be VERY patient.)

The bad news is that they’re only the most egregious players of the […]

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A NATIONAL REPORT CARD ON LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ABUSED & NEGLECTED CHILDREN

A NATIONAL REPORT CARD ON LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ABUSED & NEGLECTED CHILDREN

GRADES AT A GLANCE-how did your state score ?

Alabama 73 C                       Missouri 61

Alaska 71 C                           Montana 79 C

Arizona 63 D   […]

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