We are loved ones of long-term lifers, concerned community members, and Liberated Lifers intent on carrying out the fight to free thousands who have spent far too many years behind bars long after they accepted full responsibility for their crimes, long after they have been fully rehabilitated, long after they fulfilled all requirements to became eligible for parole.

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Walking The Yard

Walking The Yard Update – Fall 2014   First off let me say CONGRATULAIONS to the men and women participating in our “Walking the Yard” mentoring program. We’ve had a great 2014 as more and more lifers are finding out about our organization and what we have to offer. I’ve heard from inmates in Oklahoma, […]

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Two state laws ruled unconstitutional

Two state laws ruled unconstitutional By Denny Walsh dwalsh@sacbee.com Published: Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 – 12:00 am A federal court judge has found two California laws that resulted from ballot initiatives – including the so-called “Victims’ Bill of Rights” – to be unconstitutional. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of Sacramento said […]

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Proposition 47 — the voter-approved initiative that reduces penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes.

Proposition 47 — the voter-approved initiative that reduces penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes.   County Public Defender Ron Brown walked into a Pomona court Wednesday and saw first-hand the impact of Proposition 47 — the voter-approved initiative that reduces penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes. His office had deliberately postponed […]

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