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Mass Incarceration in the Middle District of Alabama and Judge Marks

Judge Marks and Mass Incarceration in the Middle District of Alabama In 2016, together with former colleague Assistant Federal Public Defender Donnie W. Bethel, I wrote, “[p]eople of all persuasions, political parties, and philosophies have awakened to the terrible toll the […]

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Judge Marks and Mass Incarceration in the Middle District of Alabama In 2016, together with former colleague Assistant Federal Public Defender Donnie W. Bethel, I wrote, “[p]eople of all persuasions, political parties, and philosophies have awakened to the terrible toll the […]

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General Jah Mikey: “I Just Love That Microphone, Man”

Due in part to my friendship with legendary sound engineer Scientist I’ve been blessed to meet and interview some of the most famous names in reggae, legends like Sly Dunbar

Tony Chin is unstoppable

Tony Chin’s Unstoppable, Historic Career in Music (The Interview: Part 1)  On his forthcoming solo album, “Unstoppable,” Tony Chin – one of the greatest rhythm guitar players ever and a founding member

Morality is required to abolish the death penalty

In“How to Convince Americans to Abolish the Death Penalty,” Amherst Professor Austin Sarat asserts “important lessons about how abolitionists can be successful around the country” can be learned from

“Wheel! Of Fortune!” A Las Vegas Story

An unnaturally tan woman with metallic blond hair and garish makeup has hit a bonus. Automated applause, bells, whistles, whoops, and all manner of artificial sounds ring out. Flashing

Immersed in the Fullness of Half Pint

Half Pint (né Lindon Andrew Roberts) is one of the most famous, gracious, and conscious of the cadre of iconic reggae singers in the world. His songs have been

Imbibe Consciousness and Culture with Cocoa Tea

“Cocoa Tea” is a popular Caribbean drink, but music fans know it’s also the name of one of reggae’s sweetest singers and best live performers. After more than four

Reacting to violence, a personal history: My unforgettable college stabbings

Violence can and does occur anywhere at any time to anyone. While our current mass shooting epidemic has thrust this fact of being alive into our daily consciousness, I

Reggae icon Max Romeo: “How do you fight the devil with a lawyer?”

In a career spanning fifty-five years, legendary reggae star Max Romeo’s many hit songs have brought joy to millions of fans and influenced generations of artists, including rap mogul

Julius Jones’s Hail Mary to escape a 21st-Century-style lynching

Recently, by filing a petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States, Julius Jones, a black man condemned to death in Oklahoma, threw the legal equivalent of

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