Court Report from Feb 4, 2015
Motion to dismiss the charges advances; February 17 trial date postponed; next hearing Thursday Feb. 19.
Over two dozen supporters of the Dallas 6 prisoner whistleblowers packed the courtroom in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Wednesday February 4 for a pre-trial dismissal hearing.
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Some of the many who came to Superior Court hearing in August, 2013. Carolyn Hill is in blue top with grey jacket.
Last chance for Carolyn Hill to adopt her two nieces, abruptly and traumatically removed from her home by the Dept of Human Services because she is a low-income Black woman with no GED.
Gather at 12:30pm; hearing starts at 1pm Superior Court, 530 Walnut St, Floor 17, Philadelphia, PA Join event on Facebook
WHAT ELSE YOU CAN DO
- Read the Amici Curiae brief and add your endorsement and supporting statement
- Forward the press release to your media contacts and on social media.
- Please consider a financial contribution to help with the substantial costs of this case. Carolyn Hill is fortunate to have a dedicated pro-bono lawyer, Sam Stretton, but there have been fees and expenses that urgently need to be covered, including a $1500 fee to cover an expert witness.
- Read more about Carolyn Hill’s case: The Right to Parent, Even if You Are Poor (by Sarah Jaffe, In These Times, July 16, 2014)
Nov 10, 2014 Luzerne County Courthouse, Wilkes-Barre PA
The Dallas 6 are prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial for blowing the whistle on and protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards.
Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign: Abolitionist Law Center, Decarcerate PA, Fight for Lifers West, Germantown Friends Meeting Mass Incarceration Working Group, Global Women’s Strike & Women of Color@GWS, Human Rights Coalition, Payday men’s network. Endorsers: Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; Patrice Armstead, Building People’s Power and Coalition Demanding Reinstatement of Dr.
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