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controversy maybe to bring attention to their theater who knows and to would another attempt to me again to legitimize this anti-white racism that we continue to see in plain sight in america and other places. so the so we're talking about so far this stuff that i think is take the tomatillo we can to check it it's not exactly 30 minutes past the hour whatever you do into the hope of a great weekend. thanks . welcome to the united states of america we call this. this country it's called largest
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prison population. you have more people than prisons. more than we have. one 3rd of all incarcerated females globally. are locked up here in the united states put that in perspective imagine all of los angeles and all of new york combined arrested every year. for. the even if. not repeat. stuff. and. when it's not. as an american citizen you don't have to be a murderer or a rapist or a thief to be arrested. if you call the police in an emergency and find yourself
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arrested just because the officer doesn't like you. my strongest memory my mom is she was very into teaching sharing. loved each other how to put my own life on the line to try to just say my mom's had i known anything like this was going to happen. and it was a day just like any other day. i went over to my parents' house normally when i went over my mom went right on the on the front porch to greet me. that they she didn't come to the door i was able to see her on the floor and she had been stabbed him beaten and left for dead. in those freaking out. of our car and. out of iraq or are out i was hysterical and i was yelling and screaming at the paramedics to hurry up and get her to the hospital so
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the doctors could do something to save her life. the police choke hold of me and him comfort me and put me in the car for my own safety a sense of when you call the authorities when something goes wrong you call for help and you put your full face on them i was. when the police i want to go to the hospital to be with my mom screaming crying you know. and he said no we have to go to guy's police department the detective interrogated pose for 2 hours by the time he was done interrogating me. so what would you do tell the cops whatever they want to know to me and they release you scream maybe even fight. number of citizen watch observe and record police misconduct their advice is to
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always be polite never engage with a neg rated or confrontational officer off the boat just respect it. and mark the part that you understand me when i'm playing if you. ask my being detained or am i free to go as she sees unusual behavior this is over i'm assuming i'm going to take my in my being detained or not go surfing you if you're not being detained leave them you are being detained the police can legally lie to you so don't get into any conversation or start answering questions just ask for and it's heard here never talk to any body without an attorney there. susan mellon was 42 years old in gardena california when she was accused of a murder she didn't commit. the detective assigned to the case was relying on the testimony of one witness the whole case hinged on the word of one person june patti
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and everything patty said was inconsistent with every other leaning every single lead put 3 gang members in the house. and no women said i was planing that i was standing stand i do not believe in don't ask me to. really i do not know when i left my diary i just remember telling her that don't worry baby out i'll be back for dinner susan's daughter jessica she said to me that she was going to be home for dinner and she was home 17 years later. not seen my children and that was very hard on me. for all those years i'm still broken my heart still broken from a rethink i went through. and i know it's so scary. it was the worst nightmare in my whole life.
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the bottom line is you have a right to be silent keep your mouth shut. because those words will be used against you to survive an interrogation you're going to be ready. i'm going to name another one i really am against and we end aggression and intimidation you mean that right yet you know. you want to go on welfare no no matter how intimidated they get just say i want to speak to a lawyer and i hope you can afford a good one i don't have a not a good attorney it was a tribe i should have 2 places los angeles i looked like the actual shooter i resembled was the correct word i served possibly 9 years and 8 months in prison. if you don't have an adequate attorney your entire future rests in the hands of the detective assigned to your case the rewards of bruce willis were used against him and you're dealing with a 17 year old kid and they were able to manipulate him and twist things my face was
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assigned to a homicide detective who it was one of his 1st cases he hadn't even gone to homicide school yet with the l.a.p.d. and he jumped the gun and basically decided that because i was a long haired kid who looked like you smoke pot which i did and i was a person who could attack my mother he must have. all of his colleagues scrutinizing him looking at him how long it's going to take you to solve this one andy and what he did minutes did in. the 1900 reggie call was 18 years old living in south central l.a. with no criminal record when he was arrested for the murder of felipe angelus the only eyewitness was a man named john jones the owner of a brothel across the street known as johnny's house of prostitution how long's this place been in operation about 70 years but 17 years the police were willing to overlook what john johns was doing and john jones would be willing to play along
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with whatever the cops wanted him to do 16 years later a new theory would emerge the actual shooter was more likely john jones himself firing from the rooftop of his own building but the arresting officer on the case was sure the murder was reggie call it was her 1st her 1st case and she. needs clothes so notifier to get are her shoe size him. to be a doctor you have to go to school for many years to be a lawyer you have to go to school for many years i don't understand how somebody would just a high school diploma or ged can have that type of power to be an officer of the law with a pistol that can take someone's life literally or with the charge they put on they don't they don't feel the need to speak up because it doesn't happen to them oh yes that's messed up you know i mean but it could never happen to me yes it could it could happen to you just like that. every step number everybody that i encountered
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i was saying you know a mistake has been made i didn't do anything they going for phone calls to talk to my dad. you know from moment to moment. the reality that my mother is dead. we're just bring an icy chill. first thing the next morning i was taken up front to talk to a psychologist or a psychiatrist and in this cheery kind of a voice he says so how do you feel about being here is so mark. and i said. you know are just beginning sensei l.a.p.d. reports stated that those stabbed his mother to death the doctor determined that this must be psychotic. prison healthcare is a disgrace i'm a it's more like a holiday show. for medical conditions inside of
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prisons in california been so bad for so long you talk about misdiagnosis just for ferric conditions so a district court in 2000 and shoot said that an outside agency had to come in and take over the entire medical system in the prisons today after spending billions of dollars some california prisons still fail to meet even the most basic constitutional standards for health care and if you have a soviet mental illness the united states of america. clichy want to be if you don't have the money to pay for a constant care. and danger of fisa law enforcement. here we are not the. be not a good word to get it it is a body of us just a friend a call bob polo us 16 times more likely to die when it counts when law enforcement and if you don't do 10 times more loudly to land in prison than a hospital. the national sheriffs association got together with the
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treatment advocacy center they looked into it it turns out that the percent 50 percent of the people who are locked up have some kind of mental health issue and then i was medicated i was give. mellaril which is like thorazine numbed my brain is very docile inmate at that point warning side effects of thorazine may include sedation slurred speech dizziness memory loss so the odds of fighting your case may be difficult hopefully you have someone on the outside working on your behalf was kept in a single cell 23 hours a day for the next 19 days over their 2 visits together bruce and his father were confident they had solved the murder. i met mike ryan in a 12 step program that i was in he didn't have a place to stay and let him stay on the couch in my apartment and he basically stopped paying any you know worked up my courage and said gotta do you have to go
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it's time to get your sorry so i started like taking some of the stuff off the shelves and putting them in the boxes he grabbed me and put me against the bathroom door jam and held a knife to my throat and said if you ever touch my. he was gone and i thought. god is gone my mom told my dad a day before the murder that my granddad been there that day looking for money looking for food looking for you know we know it in our hearts identify my grandchild mom this is a this is the letter this card writes to monsoon after he's arrested he's behind bars and just dear sir i'm sure that by this point it has become apparent to you that i am not the murder and this is a very traditional riot as well as a potential suspect when monsoor went to find ryan to interview him he tracked him down in a jail in mississippi where i think he was arrested for breaking into
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a woman's house his story was so full of holes i mean you could have driven a truck through it he said that he was sleeping on the streets he was sleeping and cardboards until march 10th the checked into a hollywood one cell which is 12 miles. away from our house at around 11 am if you're in the long haul. all of the. future is. in the. numbers suddenly at 3 pm on march 10th 4 hours after my mom was killed. he has money to check into a motel. the world is driven by shaped by. the
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dares thinks. we dare to ask. americans love by and homed.
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this was a fundamental part of how our political leadership and our country at large understood the bargain you get a hope and then you'll rebel right past the things you don't revolt if you have a stake in the system. and be really interest. and think about the long history. in the united states not just that. but. for. i don't think that monsoor was out to get i think that he developed what detectives called tunnel vision i had heard a lot of things about him being narrow minded. once he made his mind up there was
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no way of making him change his mind and so that that leads to some serious problems when you're dealing with a homicide investigation detective monsoon did a search on mike ryan's criminal record apparently using the wrong birthdate he had the wrong date of birth for him and if he had the right data birth and he checked criminal records back then he would have found just a few months prior to the dork a lister slaying ryan had allegedly held a knife to a friend's throat over $12.00 which you would think would cause you know detective to consider him a little more seriously you know for the defense he was investigating eventually like bruce you're going to have a detention during which time a judge is going to make a determination as to whether you're going to stay in jail or you can be released while you wait your trial will listen that a lot of money for attorneys you're not going anywhere basically you go in there with your hands tied behind your back because of the power that we give to police
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officers in this nation. his word carry the day to the constitution are supposed to guarantee a speedy trial and prohibit the use of cruel and unusual punishment myself i spent 15 months before trial in the county june i made a new word is called i was perpetually i was petrified and paranoid at the same time surviving county jail. the 1st thing that you're going to want to do is get out. so whatever you have to do to get the money it's worth you definitely don't want to pick. in the jumpsuit. a study of defendants in kentucky found that individuals in jail were over 3 times more likely to be sentenced to prison than those who are released and showed up for court in regular clothes. they can charge over a dollar a minute calls to and from your lawyer your son or daughter or your dad would want
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to do the county jail it's not fair because they don't treat you with any type of respect he's supposed to be proven guilty ok with this is a place where to show that. innocent until proven guilty originally meant. nobody should ever be denied a trial and it was created as a protection against torturing people into confessions was established as a shield against mob mentality and which. in this presumption of innocence until proven guilty is the foundational notion of civil justice. was a teenager who was walking home from school and someone accused him of stealing a backpack the police didn't do any investigating they just arrested him and the next thing you know to a point to cause matter when mortars do his family couldn't afford the $10000.00 bail he missed his sister's wedding the birth of his nephew and so many family
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events after nearly 3 years of unimaginable torture incarcerated without a trial he was finally offered a deal if you would plead guilty they'd let him go she told me if. i could get. him jailed in june he was suddenly free with no explanation no apology no nuffin they just said. don't worry about. 3 years and. the new yorker reported the cliff's relatives said he was inflicted by paranoia suspecting cops or other authorities said. after a few years after he was released from wreckers island browder took his own life. amendment to the us constitution is also supposed to guarantee us the right to be free from excessive bail. bail is money that you temporarily loan or give the
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courts collateral to guarantee they are going to show up for your trial like the rest of the this idea that you're supposed to be free from excessive bail is a right that's regularly violated by our criminal justice system meanwhile the billboard industry is making profits of $2000000000.00 a year. what we would need is at least for you to be employed years on the job what you do need to pay is going to be tempered. after 30 days in custody because finally had the opportunity to post. bail was set at $250000.00 . or as father had the money i was scared i was so frightened the whole way down i just thought this is. you know i keep using we're nightmare but i mean. this could be the end of my life i don't know i don't know the most important david mark and
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so you is to protect your so don't talk to be this is temp he's going to elaborate on the most important rule of all. in 1986 tim was 19 years old he got involved with a girl who was in some trouble she's living with this guy she starts insinuating that she's been sexually abused by like a dummy i'm contemplating going to get her stuff she says that he's got a gun so you know you've got to be careful the guy that we're going with is like last school with this take our own guns they start wrestling over this gun i step out of the bathroom. fight or flight. no excuses just don't this is there's no excuse for it i did there's no excuse pulled out my gun i start shooting and listens to 25 years life from california prison system thames 1st advice to new fish a simple star with you got 2 eyes and 2 airs and one mouth. so you should be seen
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in here and a whole lot more than you're saying if you don't take that advice a using a dig yourself a hole. was put in a cell alone i started hearing this scraping sound gets louder and louder new persists and finally you know there's a hole in the wall now and i'm like the me alone youngster you know what's up my name is bobby he's i'm a christian you have to worry about me i'm ok one cigarette you smoke and he wants the bible study with me and he read the bible and about hope and about truth basically i had told him everything that i was arrested for which you're turning to and for years and not much said here still use while help you with your case anything that i can do and you know by the way do you have any money that i could you know i don't have any money in and you know if you can help me out with some money my dad put money on his books for him and i might turn it comes down and has
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a tape recorder and pushes. and it's robert hughes on the tape saying i'm in liskeard in the 7000 module of the county jail and and you know he he ran down how he killed his mom. my jaw is just on the table i can't believe it this is my friend this robert hughes this christian this good guy my case was the 4th case 4th defendant against whom robert hughes had come forward and claimed a confession in the span of about a year and a half i think for about a decade prosecutors had this corrupt alliance with jailhouse informants who would . either make up or try to solicit confessions from fellow inmates and then use that information to try to get leniency on their own case their own sentence there was a shift in my attorney with the tape of robert hughes he gave up on me. i saw it in his eyes. i saw his eyes. those had been incarcerated now for
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a year as long as it's been which was in comprehensible to me that anybody can spend a day let alone close to a year on bars for something he didn't do now i have another year to wait potentially and so much trial one of the times when i came back up front juvenile hall when they were seated me said wait a minute the date of birth here this guy's over 18 he can't associate with other minors because bruce is now an adult they put those in the box which means solitary confinement. to a state wide prisoner hunger strike began 11 days ago at a protest over terri confinement conditions and now more than 2300 inmates are refusing to eat solitary confinement prison with your back 6.6 everything is made of concrete even if you're locked in there 23 hours
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a day one hour out for recreation. you can be put into solitary confinement for any. prison guard just get. shamed our as an american who was arrested in iran for accidentally hiking across their border they put him in solitary confinement i would definitely say that the situation in california is more extreme the cells in california are smaller than the cell i was in iran and there's no windows in the cells in california the whole is considered torture by amnesty international and the united nations this is anthony graves he's an innocent man who was wrongfully convicted and. spent 16 years in solitary no one can begin to imagine the psychological effects isolation has with another human being 95 percent of americans who spend time in solitary report developing a serious psychiatric condition has become paranoid schizophrenia. because they
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hear voices your more than 5 times more likely to commit suicide in iraq and i know of nobody being in solitary confinement for more than 2 years which is an extremely long period of time but in california in pelican bay state prison the average time is 7 and a half years. to 2 years bruce had been waiting for his child and gone over to this head day after day the judge would say but a jury would think when they had the transcript of detective months his interrogation of my client that's all they need to hear. all the lies all the inconsistency there would be no way he wouldn't be found innocent except the prosecutor filed a motion to deny goosestep right to make any mention of my client's name at the trial 'd on the grounds that we couldn't tie my crime to the crime judge turns to
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my attorney what evidence do you have that marc runs times of this is well he was in the county he could have done it and the judge goes is that all you have because he didn't take the time to read the transcript or he was just on autopilot he was not paying attention he was an engaged he says yeah that's it and so. we couldn't tie my client to the crime that was the framework for my trial it is an absolute joke the resources prosecutors have versus defense attorneys just i'm brooks is the director of the california innocence project a nonprofit group dedicated to helping wrongfully convicted americans get out of prison prosecutors have a police force at their disposal as their investigators there they get the case. from the 1st moment it's being investigated they have access to all the people who are involved in that defense comes late to the date we are at a total disadvantage the 6th amendment to the us constitution is supposed to guarantee the right to effective counts but as we're seeing in america you have to
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buy your rights you're more likely to walk free if you're rich and guilty than you are if you're poor and the evidence is to take months to tell his lies robert hughes telling his lies. and no alternate suspects. and so i'm screwed. they're charging me with 1st degree murder which carries 26 years to life in state prison that's longer than i'm going to live. a day and a half in my journey comes to me in the holding tank and says the judge is willing to entertain a guilty plea in exchange for you through any sentence going to that as a guilty plea which you know minus a guilty plea. i hear you close from the much of the family my father's best friend comes to the juvenile hall and says you have to you have to accept this plea is the number going to do anything and in doing you know he says look any pounds hand down on the on the bench that we're sitting on. the news they are going to convict you of 1st degree murder unless you plead guilty. to the crime as
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a minor. he was looking to do whatever you have to do to get home. for people america have now representation. that's that's the problem there's nobody in government that represents people who are not part of the multi-millionaire lobbying class who work for banks who print money for themselves because they can tell them that unless you're printing money for yourself and getting from they can tell the fact you have nobody in government representing in america not a single congressperson not a single senator nobody. the white house represents you you are on your own. i knew you would buy a big one for 10 years like we've been saying and you would have 101520 1000000 pounds even if you started with 5 or 6000.
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