J. J. Maloney

Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:50
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Devil's Island An essay on the history of the most famous and dreaded prison of all time.  Recommended reading for those who think a "get tough" policy on crime is a new idea, or that it works. by J. J. Maloney As American politicians embrace a continually tougher...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:45
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Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City The story of the disastrous 1954 riot that leveled much of the Missouri State Penitentiary and left four convicts dead and 30 wounded.  One of the dead inmates was a police informant, and seven men were convicted of that murder...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:40
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Missouri State Penitentiary  A first person account of what it was like to serve time in the maximum-security prison at Jefferson City, Missouri. by J. J. Maloney When I was sent to the Missouri State Penitentiary at Jefferson City, in February 1960, there were 2,...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:20
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Jan. 30, 1999 Updated: Feb. 8, 1999 and June 25, 2001 An overview of the death penalty in this century -- with the leading arguments for and against capital punishment, and some of the leading cases that have motivated the public. by J.J. Maloney More than 4,500 people...
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 00:10
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The true story of a young black man who was executed for murder and an old gangster who wasn't.  You decide who got the better of it. by J.J. Maloney When I got to work that evening, in 1967, the ward was empty except for old Tony, who hadn't spoken an intelligible...
Sat, 10/03/2009 - 00:16
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James Earl Ray From the viewpoint of a man who served time with Ray in prison, then went on to become a journalist, and continued to follow the case, with some emphasis on Ray's mentality, how he escaped from prison, and why there is reason to believe white supremacists...
Thu, 04/30/2009 - 00:40
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May 7, 1999 Updated 8/30/06;  07/20/08; 1/30/13 and 10/25/13by J. J. Maloney & J. Patrick O'ConnorRelated Story: Solving the JonBenet Case by Ryan Ross. (04/14/03)Editor's Note:The Boulder Daily Camera reported on January 27, 2013 that the Boulder Grand Jury...
Sat, 04/25/2009 - 20:51
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  Albert Bradford: a/k/a Malik Hakim The story of Albert Bradford, a talented and charismatic man who went to prison at the age of 17 with three life sentences for rape, transformed himself into an artist of note and a leader of men -- then committed his most heinous...

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