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JOY POWELL NEEDS OUR HELP!

Joy Powell #07G0632 is requesting that we do a phone and email campaign to Commissioner Annucci, Assemblymember Carl Weprin, and Bedford Hills in order to regain access to the prison law library so she can have meaningful communication with the court. She also needs to have her legal documents, arbitrarily confiscated by the guards, returned to her immediately.

Joy is working on having her conviction overturned. She has been doing this pro se. Since she has been banned from the law library, Joy was unable to submit her documents on time to the court. NYC Jericho called the court in order to get a postponement for Joy’s submission of documents to the court, which was granted.

Ms. Powell submitted her documents to the court on March 15, 2019. She had to add an explanation that all of her exhibits are missing due to the arbitrary confiscation.

People need to call and email DOCCS Commissioner Annucci at 518-457-8126 and email him at: Anthony.Annucci@doccs.ny.gov, and Bedford Hills at 914-241-3100 (ask to speak with superintendent, which will probably not happen). Be polite but firm. State that you are calling regarding Joyce Powell #07G0632 and request that she have access to the prison law library and that all of her legal documents be returned to her immediately. People should also write to Annucci: Anthony J. Annucci, Dept. of Correctional and Community Supervision, The State Office Building Campus, Albany, NY 12226

Also call and email Assemblymember David Weprin, Chair of the Crime and Correction Committee: 518-455-5806 and email: WeprinD@nyassembly.gov.

Urgent Action for Leonard Peltier!

Greetings Friends, Family and Supporters;

The National Office and Board of Directors, are asking that you e-mail the following Bureau of Prison officials requesting that they re-assign the cellmate of Mr. Leonard Peltier 89637-132 to his own cell for the following reasons:

COA/publicinformation@bop.gov
SERO/ExecAssistant@bop.gov
Jcdinicola@bop.gov

Greetings:
It is with incredible concern that I learned that Leonard Peltier 89637-132 was assigned a cellmate. This is highly unusual as Leonard has had a single cell for a considerable amount of time, making this sudden assignment suspect.

There has been an unfortunate history with Leonard being negatively impacted by the actions of cellmates. The time he had a cellmate in USP Lewisburg, he received disciplinary action including a transfer to USP Coleman, for contraband Leonard had nothing to do with, and he is concerned this could happen again.

This pattern of the BOP against Mr. Peltier is similar to the time that the BOP used another Native prisoner, Standing Deer in a plot to assassinate Mr. Peltier.

I am asking that you reassign Mr. Peltier’s cellmate to another location, to ensure Leonard Peltier’s safety.

Sincerely,
YOUR NAME HERE

 


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