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Strike Mail Rejected

News: Carswell is rejecting all mail mentioning the National Prison Strike.  Any mail sent to Marius about the strike, letters or news articles, will likely be destroyed or returned as “correspondence that threatens the security and orderly running of the institution.” During a recent personal visit, Marius was able to learn about the strike for the […]

Marius Transferred to the SHU! Please Write Him a Letter!

On June 16th, we received notification from Marius that he has been transferred to the SHU—or Special Housing Unit, also known as solitary confinement—for, we believe, 30 days as a result of an alleged violation of prison disciplinary rules. We still do not know the basis of these allegations, but we believe they involve a […]

Marie’s lawyer sues FBI for refusal to release FOIA records

Marie Mason’s attorney, Susan Tipograph, sues the FBI for its refusal to hand over documents gathered on Marie in 2011.

Sixth Circuit Court’s Ruling on the Appeal

The ruling of Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, denying Marie Mason’s appeal, can be downloaded here.

Mason’s Appeal Denied (Dec 16, 2010)

We found out this morning (December 16, 2010) Marie Mason’s appeal for a re-sentencing has been denied by a federal appeals court. Coming immediately after fellow Green Scare prisoner Eric McDavid’s appeals have been exhausted, it is just another sign that the Obama administration will be not be changing Bush-era policies regarding the witch hunts […]

Mason’s Lawyer in Court Today for Appeal (Oct 19, 2010)

Marie Mason’s lawyer is set to appear in court in Cincinnati today for the first step in the appeal for a re-sentencing. The court can either grant the appeal (at which point it will go to another judge for re-sentencing), or deny it. It may take weeks or months to get a ruling on this first […]