Videos Category: Extreme Sentencing
Since 2015, the Southern Center for Human Rights has helped more than 60 people be resentenced and released from prisons across the Deep South, over half of whom were sentenced to life without parole. Join Client Services Advocate Waleisah Wilson as she catches up with two of our reentry clients, Mr. William Adams and Mr. Danny Redding.
“Returning Home” shares the story of former SCHR client Chris Williams and the challenges he faced after being released from prison.
On February 5, 2018, the Atlanta City Council unanimously passed a bail ordinance aimed at eliminating wealth-based detention at our city jail.
Before signing the order, the judge declared, “while the sentence appears to be proper and legal, it is not right.”