Carceral Awareness and Trauma Informed.

From the conclusion of Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent in Utah, Petitioner v. Edward Joseph Strieff, Jr. (June 20, 2016): This case involves a suspicionless stop, one in which the officer initiated this chain of events without justification. As the Justice Department notes, supra, at 8, many innocent people are subjected to the humiliations of these […]…

Revolving, Revolving…not.

Originally posted on Kaizen Living:
My time in Tucson has been full of change, change and more change. It is though I’m in a revolving door–a beautiful golden door, like we used to see in fine department stores or grand hotels–and just as I step out on the sidewalk I’m once again called inside. For…

Polluted Water Injected into MotherEarth

Here is the complaint filed in the Pawnee Nation Tribal Court in Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma v. Eagle Road Oil LLC, et al. On Friday, March 3, the Pawnee Nation sued 27 companies that operate wastewater disposal wells used in fracking operations in and near Pawnee, Oklahoma. The complaint alleges that the actions of the […]…