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Cruel and Unusual

Tales from death row: Justice for Rodney Reed by Caitlin Adams


As of this writing, injustice time is 131,712 hours. 5,488 days. Rodney's legal property has been sent to and received by his attorney. Rodney's personal property is being held in the property office of the Polunsky Unit, pending the outcome of Rodney's step 2 grievance, which was filed after his step 1 grievance regarding the confinscation of his property was declared unfounded and denied.


Friendship

Tales from death row: Justice for Rodney Reed by Caitlin Adams


Injustice time as of this writing: 131,260 hours.  5,469 days.  Follow up to Blog 11 - Rodney's belongings have not been returned to him.

Friendship is one of life's most precious gifts. What makes a friendship? Why do some friendships last a lifetime? I've been thinking about these questions and the unique, special friendship that Rodney and I share.


KPFT's “The Prison Show”

Tales from death row: Justice for Rodney Reed by Caitlin Adams


As of this writing, 3/5/12, injustice time is 130,807 hours. 5,450 days, and to my knowledge there is still no resolution to Rodney's property issue.


Forgiveness

Tales from death row: Justice for Rodney Reed by Caitlin Adams


As of this writing 2/29/12, there is still no resolution to the issue of Rodney's confiscated property. Injustice time is 5,445 days. 130,680 hours.

There is a long-standing culture in the TDCJ (Texas Department of Criminal Justice), one of control. Control through any means deemed necessary by TDCJ administration and personnel. For anyone who is interested in understanding this culture more thoroughly, I highly recommend the book Texas Tough by Robert Perkinson.


Super Bowl Sunday

Tales from death row: Justice for Rodney Reed by Caitlin Adams


As of this writing, 2/15/12, injustice time is 130,344 hours. 5,431 days.

Follow up to the blog, “Violation,” Rodney still has not been given his belongings back. 


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