PLEASANT VALLEY AND AVENAL DECLARED UNSAFE FOR INMATES DUE TO VALLEY FEVER AND TO BE SHUT DOWN. JUDGE ORDERS 40% OF INMATES TO BE MOVED IMMEDIATELY, INCLUDING THE ILL, PHILLIPINO AND AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO ARE AT MOST RISK OF CATCHING THE FUNGAL DISORDER.
MAY 2, 2013 GOV. BROWN ORDERED TO PROVIDE A PLAN TO RELEASE 10,000 INMATES BY DEC. 31 2013. ALSO, HE WILL NEED TO RELEASE 10,000 MORE TO MAKE ROOM FOR OUT OF STATE INMATES!
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DOING LIFE AS A FAMILY: SEMINAR FOR LIFER FAMILY MEMBERS
Seminar for Lifer Families
May 18, 2013 at SCBC (reentry program) in Sacramento.
Registration - 8 am
Program will begin about 8:45 (will include lunch) and will end between about 3-3:30 pm, so those of you driving can get home in good time.
Location: 10170 Missile Way,Mather, CA. 95655
( Rancho Cordova area of Sacramento, near Hwy 50 and Mather Field Rd. We will be sending a map and there is plenty of free parking.)
Attorney Michael Beckman, one of the best lifer attorneys working today, will talk about parole and process and will answer your questions, including questions on recall of sentence for third strikers. Also speaking will be former lifer John Dannenberg, who will speak on connecting with the parole panel and recently paroled lifer David Sloane, who will discuss life on parole.
Other subjects we’ll cover include:
- how to help your lifer put together a parole packet
- how to write a good, strong support letter
- visiting and family issues
- using the Inmate Welfare Fund wisely (this is YOUR money)
- trends in parole and politics and what you can do about it
- Inmate Family Councils
- What lifers can expect when on parole
- There will be several informative hand-outs and documents to take away with you.
Cost: $20 donation by May 1st, $25 donation at door
A word on costs and donations. Attorney Beckman is donating his time. As many of you know, LSA is a non-profit, volunteer group that requires no membership fees. Vanessa Nelson-Sloane and Gail Brown (your editors and Seminar hosts) receive no salary, but the donations help defray the costs of the production of the seminar, materials and lunch.
To register, please email your name and contact info, and send check or MO made out to LSAEF to: (please note it is for the LIFER SEMINAR, so we don’t confuse with CLN subscriptions!)
LSAEF, P.O. Box 277, Rancho Cordova, Ca. 95741
(Life Support Alliance Education Fund, is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax deductible organization) or pay via Paypal.
If you are using Paypal, please go to your PayPal account, click on the Send Money tab and enter our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEGAL SERVICES OF CALIFORNIA
Solano County Office
930 Marin Street
Vallejo, California, 94590
Tel: 707 - 643 - 0054
UPDATE!!!! January 18, 2013
@FreeSaraKruzan is overjoyed to announce that Sara's sentence has been reduced to 19 years! Next up, parole! #FreeSaraKruzan #Victory #SJK
From Life without parole.
NEVER EVER GIVE UP!
Professor James Duane speaks about the right to remain silent. Don't miss this it could save your life!