I have been in prison for 34 years, serving a life sentence for a murder I did not commit. My trial judge was the father-in-law of the murder victim in my case. My trial judge’s son was the second chair prosecutor. [...]
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I yelled "GAS, GAS!" two or three times while the Nigerian floor guard began beating on the door, begging to be let out. Getting no response to my yells; I began yelling "FIRE, FIRE, FIRE; EVERYONE OUT OF THE GYM! FIRE, FIRE, FIRE!" until I began to be overcome by the gas myself.
The study also showed that the release of 1,000 prisoners who had earned bachelor degrees while in prison would save Texas $59,000,000 yearly.
Texas has so many prisons its motto should be "The Gulag State" instead of The Lone Star State. After the 1990s decade of massive prison building, Texas' prison system grew from 27 units to 116 by 2000. The state lost 3 [...]