The League of Direct Action is an alliance which evolved out of a congruous relationship between organizations founded by prisoners who are residents in the Augusta Pre-Reentry Self-Governing Community to address deficiencies in our communities.
It’s been nearly 20 years since Jermaine Doss of Norfolk was sent to prison for a crime he did not commit, but his family and supporters have never wavered in their commitment to fight for his freedom.
As of Oct. 22, the fatal police shooting of a mentally challenged Henrico County woman was still under investigation, according to County police spokesperson Lt. M.C. Pecka.
Nearly 50 people gathered in downtown Norfolk this Saturday for a press conference supporting Norfolk native Jermaine Doss, who has served nearly 20 years on a murder-for-hire charge on nothing but the now-recanted word of the confessed murderer.
The ACLU of Virginia, in collaboration with global law firm White & Case LLP, has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of VDOC’s most notorious prisons.
“Intentional” was the key word used to describe a new prisoner advocacy organization headed by longtime prisoner rights activist BeKura Waliah Shabazz Branch.
There’s a new legal development in the case of Virginia prisoner Jermaine Doss, now 20 years into a sentence of life-plus-38 years for a crime many believe he did not commit.