Category: justice

  • Treatment Instead of Punishment

    Treatment Instead of Punishment

    You may have read the story when it happened.  On May 22, 2015, J’Aire Lee, three years old, was found dead on a swing in Maryland. A neighbor called the police and said his mom, Romechia Simms, had been pushing him on the swing for “an unusually long period of time.” That time turned out to…

  • Kelly


    Kelly has been described by the defense team with several labels. Homeless. Schizophrenic. Vagrant. Nuisance. Not once did they call him a man. Never did they refer to him as a human being.  The verdict came back so quickly. I thought of the OJ Simpson trial but pushed the thought out of my head. A…