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Mississippi upholds 12-year sentence for cellphone in jail

Seattle Times Thursday, 16 January 2020
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court’s confirmation of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone into a county jail cell is being slammed as a brutal example of racial injustice. Even one of the justices who joined in the unanimous ruling said that while the sentence […]
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