Atlanta “ends” Cash Bail requirements

(Activists celebrate the passing of a new law that exempts bail requirements on certain misdemeanor offenses.)   On Tuesday, February 6th, 2017, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, signed an ordinance Tuesday that eliminates the Municipal Court’s cash bond requirement for certain low-level offenders who otherwise would be forced to sit in jail due to being … Continue reading Atlanta “ends” Cash Bail requirements

My time with Edward Snowden’s Attorney, Ben Wizner

(Wizner, Randell Stroud (Founder of Nalini-Global) It was October of 2015, I got the call from an old colleague  that Ben Wizner was in town  at the Nashville Public Library giving a lecture on cyber-security and how it relates to civil liberties concerns. Mr. Wizner boasts an impressive resume consisting of visits to Guantanamo Bay, … Continue reading My time with Edward Snowden’s Attorney, Ben Wizner

Latinos Protest Record-Breaking Obama Deportations

  Last Friday, approximately 15-25 Immigrants and sympathizers, marched alongside the "Tennessee Immigration and Refugee Rights Coalition" to speak out against the practice of deportation. Under the Obama administration, deportations have reached record numbers, almost twice as many than that under President Bush. Mexican Americans and latinos have began to rescind their support for President … Continue reading Latinos Protest Record-Breaking Obama Deportations