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GCC PUTS JUSTICE SYSTEM ON TRIAL

GCC PUTS JUSTICE SYSTEM ON TRIAL

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

MEDIA ROUNDUP: Our Anger to Action: the Justice System on Trial- GCC Criminal Justice Action- February 16, 2016

“Though it is not widely known, the prosecutor is the most powerful law enforcement official in the criminal justice system. One might think that judges are the most powerful, or even the police, but in reality the prosecutor holds the cards. It is the prosecutor, far more than any other criminal justice official, who holds the keys to the jailhouse door.”  -Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow

IDEASTREAM:  Greater Cleveland Congregations Puts County Justice System on "Trial"

http://www.ideastream.org/news/greater-cleveland-congregations-puts-county-justice-system-on-trial

CLEVELAND.COM: Faith group puts justice system 'on trial' ahead of Cuyahoga County prosecutor election: Five Takeaways

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2016/02/faith_group_puts_justice_syste.html

CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS: 1,000 advocate for criminal justice system reform

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/local_news/residents-seek-to-hold-cuyahoga-county-prosecutor-accountable/article_d915fcbc-d527-11e5-a622-ebfec7456f73.html

Less than 24 hours after GCC presented its demands, Prosecutor McGinty announced that the case of Tanisha Anderson would be sent to the Ohio Attorney general.

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE: Ohio A.G. Takes Over Tanisha Anderson Case

http://www.courthousenews.com/2016/02/18/ohio-a-g-takes-over-tanisha-anderson-case.htm