Let The Sunshine In

Freedom of Information requests have gained popularity as the general public gets more and more interested in various topics in their state and country. Sunshine laws are designed, in theory, to make public access to information more streamlined, easier to access, and more uniform. Sounds great on paper. The reality is somewhat murkier. My first … Continue reading Let The Sunshine In

Life In Solitary Confinement: Hello World, Can You Hear Me?

Back in the September of 1997, a 19-year-old kid by the name of Jermane Scott was sentenced to life without parole for the aggravated murder of Bertram Thomas. I say kid—Scott was heavily involved in the street life— because in reality, he was just that. Jermane Scott’s world was a small one, with limited experiences. … Continue reading Life In Solitary Confinement: Hello World, Can You Hear Me?