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CAN-DO Founder, Amy Povah’s radio interview archives, plus 2 part radio interview with Kerry Reynolds for KMUD

CAN-DO Founder, Amy Povah’s radio interview archives, plus 2 part radio interview with Kerry Reynolds for KMUD

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Kerry Reynolds hosts a weekly show about Cannabis News and requested an interview with CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah for what she hopes will become an ongoing series about people serving 10 – Life for drug non-violent drug cases.

Following headlines, … Read the rest

Amy Povah in Reason Magazine on Drug Conspiracy Cases

Amy Povah in Reason Magazine on Drug Conspiracy Cases

Amy Povah started CAN-DO to not only promote and spotlight people seeking clemency, she included her white housedesire to educate the public about the conspiracy law in the CAN-DO mission statement.  It hasn’t been easy because reporters typically have never heard … Read the rest

Congrats to Donna McDaniel – 30 years – RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 11/22/16

Congrats to Donna McDaniel – 30 years – RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 11/22/16

Donna McDaniel with grand baby

Donna McDaniel with grand baby

Angels are singing because Donna McDaniel has received JUSTICE THROUGH CLEMENCY!  Congrats to all her family, mother Sue Barrow, brother, Joe Jackson who already received clemency on the same case!

Please sign Donna’s clemency petition.Read the rest

Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole

Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole

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Please sign the Change.org petition to free William Underwood. 

Name: William Underwood
DOB: December 9, 1953
Age: 62
Children: 4 children, 3 grandchildren
Charge: RICO, RICO Conspiracy, 21 USC §846 (he completed this part of his sentence in 2008) … Read the rest

Michael David Knight – 17 years 6 months for pot

Michael David Knight – 17 years 6 months for pot

Michael Knight-baby_02_bestName: Michael David Knight # 09943-029
DOB: 7-4-1981
Age: 36
Children: one son, Victor, 15 years old.
Charge: conspiracy to deliver marijuana and conspiracy to launder money
Sentence Term: 17.5 years  (reduced from 22 years with amendment 782)
Started serving:Read the rest

Lazara Ordaz – 35 years

Lazara Ordaz – 35 years

Laz ordazName: Lazara Ordaz
DOB: 12/17/58
Race: AFRO-CUBAN
Marital Status: Single
Age: 57
Children: One daughter – LAZARA SERRANO
State you are from: Florida
State where you were charged: PHILADELPHIA
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute More than 3 Kilos of controlled substance … Read the rest

Nancy Ferneau – 25 years

Nancy Ferneau – 25 years

 

nancy-ferenauName: Nancy E.Ferneau,
DOB: 2/27/52
Race: Caucasian
Age: 64
Children: 2 daughters; Tina R.Estabrook, and Alicia K.Estabrook
Grandchildren: Tina has 3 boys and 1 girl, Alicia has 2 boys, total 6 grandchildren,
State Raised: Seattle ,Wash.
Tried: Bismarck, … Read the rest

Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – PENDING

Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – PENDING

RhondaName: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060
Race: African American
Children: Two daughters; six grandchildren
Charge: Conspiracy to commit bank fraud and tax fraud
Sentence: 17 years
Release Date: 11/05/2019
Started Sentence on: Oct 18, 2004
Served: 11 years
Priors: Yes
Prison Conduct: Read the rest

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