Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
By Mr. Richard P. Burton, Sr. PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC Reports reveal that African Americans charged with low-level drug crimes are sent to prison at a rate almost five times greater than whites. Disproportionate justice impact studies examined and reveal the impact of drug laws on racial and ethnic groups and find in its research that, […]
When there are discrepancies in court procedure, legal representation or sentencing, defendants have the right to file an appeal or a motion to correct the errors. During the original trial, Public Defenders and private attorneys are appointed by the court to represent indigent defendants. However, once convicted and placed into the hands of the Florida Department of Corrections, the financially challenged […]